Winnie's Place

Winnie's Place is a shelter program helping women, with or without children, who are homeless and/or survivors of domestic abuse, move away from their current situations towards a world of new opportunities. If you need shelter, call (309) 764-WINN or (309) 764-9466.

Winnie's Place Offers Comprehensive Support Services - free of charge:

How can you help?
We can't do it alone! Together, we can make Winnie's Place a shelter where women can make life-changing choices. Share this ministry program with your church, civic groups, classes, co-workers, fundraising groups, and neighbors. Post updates and needs in newsletters and bulletins. Need information to share? Contact Churches United at (563) 332-5002. Share with EVERYONE you know!

Winnie's Place Wish List
BUS PASSES, especially for the Illinois Quad Cities,
to help the women at our shelter have transportation to job interviews. GIFT CARDS from HyVee, Aldi, Walmart, and Dollar General are also welcome as these can be used to purchase bus tickets.
Other needs:
Food - canned black olives, mushrooms and milk; fresh milk, 1% or 2%; unsweetened applesauce, fresh or frozen onions, olive oil, butter or margarine, cheese, and chicken broth.
Shelter items - complete sets of pots and pans, bakeware, flatware and tableware, toilet paper and paper towel, cutting boards, can openers and crock pots. THANK YOU to Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church for contributing $2,400 toward the purchase of 15 new twin bed frames, box springs and mattresses for Winnie's Place!

No longer using that old cell phone? Donate it to Winnie's Place of Churches United! Phones can be picked up by calling (563) 332-5002 or delivered to the Churches United office, 2535 Tech Drive - Suite 205, Bettendorf, IA or dropped off at Winnie's Wishes,1605 Harrison Street in Davenport, IA.

Need a speaker for your group?
Contact: Churches United at (563) 332-5002!

The women of Winnie's Place shop FREE at Winnie's Wishes to get needed clothing for themselves and their children. After completing the program at Winnie's Place and moving on to start their households, the women can come to the resale store and pick out linens, furniture, wall decor and more - ALL AT NO COST.

You can help by stopping by Winnie's Wishes to SHOP, DONATE or VOLUNTEER. Cash and item donations to Winnie's Place are accepted at the shelter or at the Churches United office.