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Lunafest Giving Circles

We are gearing up for our 10th Annual Lunafest Lexington on Thursday, May 16 at the Lexington Theater. Lunafest is a traveling short film festival brought to life nationally by LUNA, the makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women. Ten years ago, three local women came together with the goals of organizing this event in Lexington to support survivors of intimate partner…

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VISTA Opportunity Announcement

[sgmb id=”1″] 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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