What Your Gift Provides
Your generous gifts help us provide safety and support to survivors,
prevent future abuse and educate others about how our community can
impact the lives of survivors of sexual and domestic violence.
Your gift of monetary donations helped:
- provide more than 15,000 callers with support, advice, crisis support and access to our programs through our 24-hour emergency hotline.
- guide 1,141 survivors through the legal process in obtaining protective orders.
- conduct workshops, trainings and presentations to almost 27,000 adults interested in learning more about the issues, how to recognize abuse and change the views of society toward survivors.
Your gift of new and gently used items:
- provided diapers, food, coats, clothing and other necessities to families leaving violence to find shelter and safety.
- supplied cell phones to survivors who need to contact 911 in case of abuse or other emergencies.
- presented toys, personal items and other gifts to survivors and families during the holidays.
- fulfilled many families’ basic needs as they left their own homes and belongings when they entered our shelter.
Your gift of volunteer time:
- extended the services we provide and saved more than half-a-million dollars. In 2011, 863 volunteers provided 27,417 hours of service.
- provided compassionate support to 399 rape survivors at area hospitals during examinations or for information, guidance and understanding.
- kept our shelter, warehouse and grounds clean, beautiful and organized for our residents’ comfort and safety.
For more information, click here to see our latest Annual Report (pdf).
Your gifts help us continue these services and build safer lives
for our community’s women, children and men.