PO Box 811 | Dubuque, IA | 52004-0811

PIN: People In Need

Fundraising Group - 100 Women Who Care - present a check to PIN for $15,700 on August 2, 2023.

PIN gives award to Sisters of the PresentationPeople In Need is founded on the belief that the spiritual health of a whole community and of its individual members depends on care for one another. PIN accepts financial contributions from groups and individuals, and it assists those temporarily in need by offering limited help in exceptional circumstances through direct payments to clients’ creditors, for rent, utilities, medical and other basic needs.

Since 1983, over 6,000 individuals or families have been assisted by PIN. Assistance is dispensed in amounts that average about $175. Applicants for assistance are individuals or families who have nowhere else to turn in an emergency.

PIN is an organization run totally by volunteers. Free office space is provided by Westminster Presbyterian Church. Members of the Board of Directors fund all overhead costs. This enables us to live by the motto: A dollar to PIN is a dollar to people in need.

Board of Directors:
Tom Stovall, President
Teresa Mulert Sirk, Vice President
Cindy Pearce, Vice President
Keith Nilles, Treasurer
Deb Kal, Assistance Coordinator
Dick Smith
SIster Sara McAlpin
Father Lyle Wildenbusch

Mailing Address:
2155 University Ave.
Dubuque, Iowa 52001


(563) 581-7995
Please leave a message since this is only a recorded line. Potential clients should not call; only social service agencies, churches/congregations and DACU organizations should refer potential clients. Application via phone only.