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Bluegrass to Boston for Survivors!

Our friend Josh Nadzam has qualified for the Boston Marathon. And he’s dedicating his race to survivors of intimate partner abuse.  Josh’s goal is to raise $2,040 for survivors. That’s $2 a day for every survivor of intimate partner abuse who will find safety and healing at our shelter during the month of the marathon.…

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Facebook Fundraisers – A different kind of giving

Social media is a major part of many peoples’ lives, and there’s no reason that it couldn’t be part of their philanthropic life, too. Most of us see people posting about Facebook fundraisers – hosted for their birthday or other special occasions – on an almost daily basis, and for a variety of causes. GreenHouse17…

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Valentine’s Day is our Anniversary

Federal designation officially naming our organization a nonprofit entity arrived on February 14, 2005. Each year we celebrate this anniversary with a series of Valentine’s Day cards that you can share with friends, family, and partners on social media to raise awareness about healthy relationships. Visit our social media pages on February 14 to share…

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Sedona Taphouse Steak Out for Charity

Every Monday in February! Sedona Taphouse will donate a $1 to our organization for every 8 oz Black Angus flat iron steak or 7 oz grilled salmon sold at their Lexington-Palomar location. The restaurant’s Steak Out for Charity events are part of their larger commitment to our community. In addition to these weekly events benefiting…

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Shop & Share – A day to support survivors

“It takes a village!” This is how Darlene Thomas, our Executive Director describes Shop & Share, a one-day donation drive at every Kroger in our 17-county service area. In just a few hours, generous shoppers donate enough non-perishable goods to keep our shelter stocked with paper products and non-perishable foods for almost a year. “The…

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Shelter Renovation

Shelter Renovation Begins!

Renovation of the emergency shelter began today! The effort will create additional bedrooms at the shelter, increase safety and confidentiality for survivors, and improve use of space at the facility. We are committed to uninterrupted operation of the emergency shelter and 24-hour crisis hotline, also housed at the facility, during construction. The six-month project will…

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Recurring Donations – A different kind of giving

When thinking about making charitable donations to an organization, sometimes the biggest stumbling block is actually remembering to make the gift itself. One way to make this easier is to set up a recurring gift through your debit or credit card with the organization. Patti’s Giving Story Patti Wente was first inspired to become a…

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