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April 2018

Deck the Doghouse

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) and Leash on Life are hosting a goods drive for DVIP’s emergency pet shelter, Cooper’s House. The first annual Deck the Doghouse goods drive will be held Saturday, April 28th, 10 am to 4 pm at area Leash on Life locations, 432 IA-1, Iowa City, IA and 650 Pacha Pkwy #5, North Liberty, IA. With 70% of Domestic Violence victim/survivors reporting that they have pets and 48% of those same individuals reporting that they…

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May 2018

She Swims Too!

May 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mercer Park, 2701 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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She Swims Too! is a program that aims to empower, celebrate & encourage women of all generations and backgrounds to learn or enhance their skills in swimming. Join us as we support women on June 19th from 4 -6 pm! Children under the age 13 must be accompanied by an adult, 16-years-old or older. DVIP is a proud co-sponsor of She Swims Too! with Sanfoka Outreach Connection, G World, Johnson County Public Health, and RVAP!

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June 2018

Iowa City Wear Orange Celebration

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join DVIP as we support Iowa City area Moms Demand Action as they celebrate Wear Orange 2018!  Americans across the nation will honor victims and survivors, and make a commitment to work together to end gun violence on National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Why does DVIP partner with Everytown/ Mom's Demand Action? Because they fight for the safety of victim/survivors! Within an average month, 50 American women are shot to death by intimate partners, and many more are injured. Nearly 1 million…

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Paws for a Cause – Annual Dog Extravaganza

June 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DVIP is excited to support Friends of the Animal Center Foundation at their annual Dog Extravaganza and share important information about our own Cooper's House with other animal lovers! Please stop by and show your support for DVIP while you enjoy the dog park, activities for the kids, raffles, entertainment and food, and plus visiting with adoptable animals! You can purchase tickets online from Friends of the Animal Center or at the event entrance the day of the event. Dog Extravaganza…

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First Annual Spring Flapjack Fundraiser

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, 116 S Roosevelt Ave
Burlington, IA 52601
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The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) announces their first annual spring pancake breakfast at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar in Burlington, IA on Saturday, June 9th from 8:00 to 10:00 am This event will provide an opportunity for community members to support those most in need within Des Moines County, 100% of the proceeds from this event will go directly to victim/survivors and residents of Journey House. Tickets are $5.00 each include pancakes, bacon, and a beverage. The Domestic Violence…

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2018 Pride Festival

June 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Iowa City Pedestiran Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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 DVIP is honored to be a silver sponsor for this year's 48th annual Iowa City Pride's LGBTQ+ celebration! Join DVIP in support of our LGBTQ+ community during IC Pride as we table the vendor area, participate in an unforgettable parade and soak in the amazing live entertainment all-day-long on June 16th, 2018 12-9 pm! Individuals interested in marching in the parade with DVIP please email Alta at altamp@dvipiowa.org Individuals interested in volunteering with DVIP on June 16th should email Rose at rose@dvipiowa.org…

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Iowa City Area Juneteenth Celebration

June 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mercer Park, 2701 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join DVIP as we attend the 8th annual Juneteenth Celebration that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States with a celebration at Mercer Park in Iowa City. Activities will include: Music & Live Entertainment, Youth Essay and Art Contest, Health & Resource Fair, & more. More Event Details HERE!

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November 2018

Holiday Gift Drive 2018

November 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

In the past year, we have served over 900 individuals in Johnson County and 1899 in all 8 counties of our service region. We have provided emergency shelter to over 300 individuals and served over  250 children and that makes a pretty big list for Santa! Our holiday store provides individuals and families affected by domestic violence in the past year with the opportunity to shop for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. By donating a new unwrapped gift item from our youth's…

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3rd Annual Giving Tuesday Celebration

November 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brown Street Inn, 430 Brown St
Iowa City, IA 52240
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$25 – $75

Join Domestic Violence Intervention Program staff, board members, survivors, and supporters for an intimate evening with activist and educator, Sarah Super, as we explore how we can support survivors of intimate partner abuse within our community, break the cycles of silence and shame and create a space for healing. With one in four women and one in six men being affected by intimate partner violence in their lifetime, it is vital that the crisis services provided by DVIP have the…

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December 2018

Holiday Gift Wrapping to Support Victim/Survivors

December 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coral Ridge Mall, 1451 Coral Ridge Ave.
Coralville, IA 52241
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$5 – $30

  DVIP staff & volunteers will be hosting the Coral Ridge Gift Wrap station on December 22 from 3- 9 pm. In exchange for gift wrapping your holiday gifts, DVIP will collect suggested donations to support victim/survivors this holiday season! No appointment necessary just stop by and let us do the work for you! Suggested donations are from $5 - $30 per size of the item, credit cards, cash or check will be accepted!

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