VISTA Opportunity Announcement

This posting is  for a one-year Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) position at our organiztion. It’s provided through HHCK Homes for All. To qualify for VISTA, you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident and pass a background check. Benefits  of service include a living stipend of $973 per month; […]

Holiday Gift Drive

Your generous holiday giving matters to families surviving intimate partner abuse. We will be the only source of holiday help for at least 100 adults and children who  are living at our emergency shelter or receiving supportive services this season. And we could sure use your help! A gift drive is the perfect way for […]

Zumba Service Project on Sunday

Combine dancing and fitness and hearts for survivors of intimate partner violence and you have a shimmying fun afternoon that gives back! With the sponsorship of Altrusa International of Lexington, the wonderful Zumba community has put together an event they are calling “HUGS” and collecting items needed for survivors as well as donations. Never tried […]

A BIG CHECK FROM A BIG WEEKEND!

Did you go to Crave Lexington this year? Did someone direct you where to park and you donated $5? Did you receive a flyer that day, handed to you by a smiling volunteer with our info on it? Then we need to thank you!! Big time!! Our Board of Directors, Executive staff, and the bestest […]

Introducing Wholesome: New Handmade By Survivors Goat Milk Soap

We’re so excited to share our newest Handmade By Survivors product with you! Wholesome is a goat milk soap made with corn and calendula from our farm to provide exfoliation and nourishment. Natural ingredients like lemon balm herb, lavender flower, comfrey leaf, plantain leaf, and other essential oils soften your skin. Available now from our […]

Wanna give halvsies?

“Let’s go halvsies!”  We’ve all said or agreed with these words at some point in our lives. Maybe for rent during college, dinner with friends, tickets to a special event. This is the idea behind the new Halvsies, a new crowd philanthropy start-up out of Indianapolis. Halvsies approaches online fundraising a little differently. They require […]

CRAVE LEXINGTON SUPPORTS SURVIVORS

We enjoyed two beautiful day at this year’s CRAVE LEXINGTON! And each and every car in this photo represents a donation to our mission to end intimate partner abuse. We are so very thankful for all the volunteers who helped with parking at the big event: The kind and dedicated friends and family of Helue […]

Grocery Shopping Gives Back – Kroger Community Rewards

Grocery shopping. It may not be not super-exciting and certainly not the most fun thing to do for many of us. It can be a real chore. But there is a way to make your visits to the grocery matter and support survivors of intimate partner abuse. August is enrollment/re-enrollment month for the Kroger‬ Community […]

With a Helping Hand We Can Climb Higher

By Anonymous I am an abused woman.  I was brought to the  shelter by my cousin.  I had severe  pain in  my neck and back,  due to a  blow  in my mid-back region.  I also had pneumonia  and was chronically exhausted. The shelter has helped me.  I have a place to live.  I am safe […]

Artful Healing

Healing. It comes in as many forms as the harm that brought its need. Yes, it takes time. Safety. Counseling. Space. Nurturing. Not just covering wounds but allowing them to slowly mend and then become strong again. We explore all ways that we can help survivors of intimate partner abuse to find their own path […]