Our August 2 First Sunday Collection recipient is Primary Health Care Homeless Support Services
Primary Health Care, Inc. (PHC) is a community health center located in Polk, Story and Marshall counties. PHC’s mission is to provide health care and supportive services to people to
improve their quality of life. With an emphasis on dignity and respect, the Homeless Support Services Department provides housing services and meets basic needs for people who are
vulnerable and experiencing homelessness. PHC serves as the Centralized Intake for Polk County and assists over 2,000 households per year. The department also provides case
management to over 300 households. The funds donated to PHC will assist clients with obtaining permanent housing by providing financial assistance towards rent, deposit or
utilities. For more information, visit https://phciowa.org/homeless-support-services/ .
CHECKS SHOULD BE MAILED ASAP TO:
DMIEC, P.O. Box 30065, Des Moines, IA 50310
Checks can be written either to “Primary Health Care, Inc.” or “DMIEC” with “First Sunday” in the memo line. We would prefer that all checks be mailed to DMIEC. If you mail your check directly to the organization, please inform Ed Arnold of the amount, if you feel comfortable, so the Social Justice Committee can get an accurate count of donations.