Latest News


A Safe Haven Foundation Co-Founders Keynote Speakers at BYU Romney Institute of Public Management: “Collaborating to Solve Social Problems”

Co-founders Neli Vazquez Rowland, President, and her husband, Brian Rowland, CEO, will deliver the keynote address on “Collaborating To Solve Social Problems”, at Brigham Young University (BYU) Institute of Public Management Career Luncheon, on Friday, January 24, 2014.  As Social Business Enterprise pioneers, they will share their 20 year journey and experience developing best practice,…

rotarian magazine neli bianca feb 2014

Neli Vazquez Rowland featured in February 2014 Issue Rotarian Magazine Online

A Safe Haven is a network of shelters that address the causes of chronic homelessness and teach residents how to relearn a life without drugs and alcohol. Neli Vazquez-Rowland, a member of the Rotary Club of Chicago, and her husband, Brian Rowland, founded the organization 20 years ago. Under Vazquez-Rowland’s guidance, more than 50,000 clients…


Neli Vazquez Rowland Named 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winner

CHICAGO, IL January 18, 2014 A Safe Haven Foundation, President, Neli Vazquez-Rowland, named among 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Honoree by Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine.  Monica Smiley has announced the winners of the 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to top women entrepreneurs from North…

President of A Safe Haven Foundation To Run Chicago Marathon

Neli Vazquez Rowland, Co-founder and President of A Safe Haven Foundation, will run the 26.2 mile Chicago Marathon on behalf of the foundation this weekend, Sunday, October 13. Neli, an avid runner and triathlete, has hosted the A Safe Haven Foundation’s 5K Run! To End Homelessness three years in a row, with all proceeds benefiting…

Upcoming Events

  • 03Sep

    Food Pantry 08:30
  • 09Sep

    Pantry Prep Day 2750 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL10:00
  • 10Sep

    Food Pantry 08:30
  • 15Sep

    GOLF! To End Homelessness 1st Annual Pelock Family GOLF! To End Homelessness Monday, September 15th, 2014 The Royal Fox Country Club 4405 Royal & Ancient Drives St. Charles, Illinois 60174 Register here!773-435-830009:00