2 weeks ago
"Homeless children are 2x more likely to have a learning disability, repeat a grade, or be suspended from school."
The Home Connection and New Directions Shelter work to give homeless families stability so their children can succeed in school.
(See more information from United Way of Central Iowa's 2018 Community Impact report here: www.unitedwaydm.org/2018-community-impact-report) ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Thank you to Ray Warner and his fantastic team of volunteers from Aureon Technology! They did a great job painting the entire interior of one of our Home Connection properties on Friday afternoon. Thanks to them we are that much closer to providing a safe and stable home for another deserving family. Thanks again, Ray and Company. We appreciate you all! ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to this lovely team from Tammie Schroeder's Edward Jones Investments office on Grand Ave in DSM. They organized a donation drive on Saturday at Price Chopper on Ingersoll, "Neighbors Helping Neighbors." And help they did! They collected and delivered a large donation of needed Wish List items as well as cash donations. We appreciate you all very much! Thanks again, neighbors! ... See MoreSee Less
The Home Connection has 31 homes across town that house homeless families with children while they work towards stability. Most of the houses are single family homes, a few are duplexes, and our newest unit is a triplex; here's a little tour of part of our triplex! ... See MoreSee Less
Today we honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Happy Memorial Day! ... See MoreSee Less
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to president, Rory Moe, and our friends at Iowa Atheists and Free Thinkers. We appreciate all of their efforts on behalf of Hawthorn Hill’s families these many years, from annual school supply drives to being the thankful recipients of their very successful 2018 spring fundraiser. We are grateful for their ongoing support and their friendship! Thank you, IAF! ... See MoreSee Less