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17 Days/17 Ways Awareness Campaign

People ask us, “What can I do to help?” This October, during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we’ll give you 17 ways. Look to our blog, Facebook page, and Twitter feed every day from October 1 to October 17 for practical ways you can nurture victims of abuse and help put an end to intimate partner violence in families and our community. Act on the ones that seem doable to you, and share them with…

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Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program to Become GreenHouse17

Today we take the bold step of changing our name to GreenHouse17. Our new name and brand image are a truer representation of the principles that guide us and our passionate commitment to the mission to end intimate partner violence.  Just as the protection of a greenhouse nurtures plants so they grow healthy and strong, GreenHouse17 nurtures human beings, helping them grow, flourish and leave the trauma of abuse behind them. In the words of…

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Gina Tognoni Sole9 Trunk Show to Benefit Survivors

Two-Time Emmy Award winning actress, Gina Tognoni of Daytime Television returns to Lexington at the end of the month to show her line of Sole9 Resort Footwear. A portion of sales made during this special event will be donated to our agency! Shoppers and shoe-lovers, grab a pen to save the dates on your calendar: Wednesday, September 25 & Thursday, September 26 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. tribeca trunk 116 Old Lafayette Avenue Gina, whose…

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Shop for a Cause

We are looking forward to participating in the Macy’s Shop for a Cause event on Saturday, August 24! With the purchase of a $5 Shop for a Cause savings pass from our organization, you will save 25% all day on regular, sale, and clearance items (including many home goods) and 10% on electronics and furniture. 100% of the proceeds from purchase of passes from our organization will benefit programs and services for survivors of domestic…

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Now Hiring: Family Advocate Outreach Focus

We are hiring for two Family Advocate positions. These roles focus on services for victims of domestic violence in our outreach communities. Essential functions: Provide Legal Advocacy during EPO court hearings for victims of domestic violence; provide resources to all petitioners present in EPO Court; provide support advocacy for specific family court matters and criminal court proceedings. Provide individual counseling services to victims and survivors of domestic violence.  Includes financial assistance, case management, community resources…

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June 27: Dine for our cause at Stella’s

Call or text a few friends to make plans for dinner at Stella’s Kentucky Deli on Thursday, June 27 from 5-10 p.m.  A portion of the evening’s sales will be donated to our agency.  Like us, Stella’s is dedicated to local farmers and supports local food economies. They’re located 143 Jefferson Street in Lexington. (Image retrieved from stellaskentuckydeli.com.)

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You’re Invited! Join us for a tour

We’d love for you to join us for a tour. Let us show you around the shelter, introduce you to our staff, and share some stories about our award-winning programs and farm. If you’re already familiar with our work, please consider bringing a friend with you to introduce them to our mission. Here are the upcoming tour dates and times. Tuesday, June 25 from 5.30 to 6.30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,…

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Celebrating the Bluegrass at Keeneland

We are humbled and honored to be chosen as one of the benefiting organizations for this Suburban Women’s Club of Lexington (SWC) event.  It’s been such a pleasure partnering with our friends at SWC and Pink Connection. The evening will include a silent auction, dinner, and awards. We’ll be providing fresh flower centerpieces from the farm for the event. Come out to show your support for survivors!

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Let us “flower” your event with local goodness

Are you in need of flowers for an event this spring, summer, or fall? Consider our lovely, vibrant flower arrangements for all seasonal occasions. Every flower is grown on our farm, tended to by survivors and our staff, and specially arranged to meet your event needs. Call Jessica at 859-519-1902 or send her an e-mail today! All  flowers are grown utilizing principles of earth stewardship and sustainable agriculture by our survivors and staff.  Proceeds will support our farm program.

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