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17 Days/17 Ways — Adopt us where you work

Volunteer Match reports that workplace volunteer programs benefit employees and companies. For the employee, volunteering increases job satisfaction and encourages teamwork. For the company, volunteering improves employee productivity and loyalty while building brand affinity in the community. The Society for Human Resource Management notes a UnitedHealthcare Survey released in April 2010 that reports 21% of…

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17 Days/17 Ways — Write a Letter

Domestic violence permeates all communities and neighborhoods. Many turn a blind eye to domestic violence because they think it is someone’s personal matter that needs to be resolved within their home. Many perceive that to interfere would be prying into a private situation, but it is everyone’s responsibility to be aware of domestic violence and…

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17 Days/17 Ways — Donate to GreenHouse17

We can always use volunteers to help with services and outreach, but there are ways to support the mission to end intimate partner abuse in our community even if you’re not in the position to devote time. One way is to make a financial donation directly to our organization, which is always appreciated. Although we…

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17 Days/17 Ways — Talk to Young Adults

The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association reports that “40% of teenage girls age 14-17 report knowing someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend.” Intimate partner violence has infiltrated our schools and has become a threat for teenagers. If you are a parent, mentor, teacher, or youth counselor, please talk to the…

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17 Days/17 Ways — Throw a Party

Throw a party for GreenHouse17. It’ll increase your happiness. Are you feeling skeptical? Will this really increase my own personal happiness? Don’t believe me? Watch this video and believe the science. Trust him. He’s in a lab coat. It’ll be easy. Just invite a few of your friends over to your house to watch a…

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17 Days/17 Ways — Like and follow GreenHouse17

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, repin us on Pinterest, and share our photos on Flickr. Stay connected with national and local news about domestic violence. See pictures of the goings-on at our shelter. Be the first to learn about new products from our farm. Be informed about the urgent needs of our…

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17 Days/17 Ways — Invite an educator

We believe intimate partner violence is a community issue, and the mission to end domestic violence in families and our community requires a community response. Please invite our staff to share information and resources with your book club, community group, workplace, and workplace.  How much time do you have? 10 minutes:  Request our brochures to…

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