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The Bessie’s Parlor Podcast

The Bessie’s Parlor Podcast

By Rebecca Runyon
The Bessie’s Parlor Podcast is a quarterly, interview-style podcast that feels like an ice cream date with your biggest-hearted friends! The episodes introduce you to the good work being done through social justice-focused initiatives in Central Iowa. They will help open your eyes to issues surrounding homelessness and how you can love the people in your square inch well.
The Bridge Home
Welcome to the very first Bessie's Parlor Podcast episode!  In this episode, you'll hear from Andrea Gronau, the development manager for The Bridge Home in Ames, IA. The Bridge Home is devoted to bridging the gap between homelessness and housing by providing shelter, support, and inspiring a pathway forward to individuals and families experiencing or on the verge of homelessness. Join us April 28, 2022 from 7:00-8:00 PM at 522 Douglas Avenue for Bessie's Parlor ice cream. Free will donations to support The Bridge Home will be appreciated. Learn more at and
March 25, 2022