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Handmade by Survivors Shop Reopens Soon

Thank you for such incredible support for survivors! Our Handmade By Survivors shop sold out during the recent holidays. New products are being made this month. Check back on February 1 to place an order in time for Valentine's Day. Can I still pick up a local order placed last month?Yes. Local pickups are welcome any day of the week between 9 am – 7 pm. An email with driving directions was sent to the…
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A GoodGiving Challenge Thank You

"We are truly blessed and grateful...It's because of you that we're able to continue services."  pic.twitter.com/tFpt5TntkY — GreenHouse17 (@GreenHouse17KY) December 8, 2020 Your gift makes such a difference. Although the challenge has ended, there's still time to make an end-of-year gift to support survivors.
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Handmade by Survivors: Made Locally, Sold Nationally

Your purchase of our Handmade by Survivors products will help victims of intimate partner violence as they establish safety, heal from the physical and emotional wounds of abuse, and grow strong as survivors. "We make soaps, lip balms, bath salts, and candles. Just really wonderful things that people in society already use. But we were able to make them from a heartfelt place." - Jewell Making products such as lip balms, salves, and soaps has a…
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Handmade by Survivors: Our collections are rooted in healing

Your purchase of our Handmade by Survivors products will help victims of intimate partner violence as they establish safety, heal from the physical and emotional wounds of abuse, and grow strong as survivors. "It was pretty cool for me, because I got to make products that I've always enjoyed from scratch from the very starting point. From a conception to actually mixing, packaging, marketing, labeling shipping, it was amazing. Because it was giving me an…
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Holiday Hope Box: Support Survivors and Send Hope

A curated box of Handmade By Survivors products makes the perfect holiday gift for yourself or someone special. Natural and nourishing, every item included in our Hope Box features essential oils and dried flowers from our farm. This has been a tumultuous year for all of us. I have world stuff. I have national stuff, I have health stuff, I have female stuff, and I have love stuff. Then there's the stuff that comes with being…
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Handmade by Survivors: Cold Process Soap Making

Your purchase of our Handmade by Survivors products will help victims of intimate partner violence as they establish safety, heal from the physical and emotional wounds of abuse, and grow strong as survivors. Five of our new soaps we are launching this season are cold processed, so we thought it'd be great to share with y'all some of the benefits that come with this process. Cold processed soaps are considered one of the most traditional…
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Handmade by Survivors: New this Season

Your purchase of our Handmade by Survivors products will help victims of intimate partner violence as they establish safety, heal from the physical and emotional wounds of abuse, and grow strong as survivors. This season we are excited to launch six new products. Five of which are cold processed soaps, with both original scent blends and a couple new ones too! Our final addition this season is our new Dissent lip balm inspired by the late…
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24-Hour Hotline

You deserve to be supported. Our 24-hour crisis hotline is answered every day of the year. You will speak to a compassionate Certified Domestic Violence Advocate who wants to support your specific needs. 800.544.2022 Together, we can develop a safety plan that meets the specific needs of you and your children. Find emergency shelter with us or a partner shelter. Make plans for an advocate to accompany you to upcoming court appointments. Share information about…
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Life at Shelter

Our Emergency Shelter is surrounded by 40-acres of beautiful farmland in rural Fayette County. The 17,000 sq ft shelter facility includes a large dining room, art room, sewing room, children’s play areas, and support group meeting rooms. A large covered front porch is lined with rocking chairs, while the back porch overlooks a playground for the children. "No one told me how special this place is when they tell you to take your kids to a…
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Between Survivors

This note was written by a survivor living at our shelter to encourage other survivors who are seeking support and services to flee intimate partner abuse. Identifying information has been changed for confidentiality. Dear Survivor –  GreenHouse17 has given me the tools to be able to look at myself in the mirror and know that I am beautiful, smart, worthy, and loving. I do have potential to build a strong, bright future for myself.  …
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