Winnie's Place is a shelter program helping women, with or without children, who are homeless and/or survivors of violence, 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:
- Safe, secure shelter
- Group support
- Individual support
- Case management
- Parenting support
- Bible study
- Spiritual support
- Encouragement, acceptance, and hope
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
DESPERATE NEED FOR IOWA AND ILLINOIS QUAD CITIES BUS TICKETS to help the women at our shelter have transportation to job interviews. HyVee gift cards also welcome as these can be used to purchase bus tickets.
Food - sliced and shredded cheese, macaroni and cheese, boxed stuffing, stewed/diced canned tomatores, cream soups, canned fruit and potatoes (instant, canned boxed, frozen), saltine and snack crackers, spices, ketchup and salad dressings, butter, margarine, sour cream, hash browns and tater tots, frozen pizza and frozen meals, lunch meats.
Cleaning supplies - dishwasher detergent, vinyl disposable gloves, 13 and 30 gallon heavy duty trash bags, 2 gallon size zip lock baggies, gallon size vinegar, kitchen sponges.
Shelter items - twin size mattress covers/bed bug protectors, kitchen trash cans, wall clocks, FANS (new and/or gently used in good working order most appreciated!), rugs (4x6, 5x7, 6x9, 8x10), white copy paper, grocery store gift cards, dryer sheets.
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.
THANK YOU FOR CARING!