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29 Oct

LLN Shelter Visit in MN

When you think about Minnesota…you probably think about a lot of lakes or the famous Mall of America. You probably don’t think of Cornerstone and the 2,076 victims of criminal domestic assault that received legal advocacy last year from their trained advocates. Met with Meg and Colleen yesterday about the services they provide. Domestic violence is everywhere and everyone’s problem. Should you know someone in the MN area who looking to exit an abusive situation...

10 Oct

Bedding Drive Week A Success!

Can you believe over 100 items fit in here?             Survivors of D.V. are usually fleeing abusive situations with the clothes on their backs to shelters like New Hope. When they as residents of  the shelter transition to another shelter, or on their own they tend to take the sheets and pillows with them, which leaves places like New Hope with a shortage of these basic supplies. This Drive

28 Jul

LLN on Brockton Cable Access

Our focus continues to be year round domestic violence awareness, and though our year end is June and things slow up a bit, Love Life Now Foundation, Inc.‘s work continues. This 9 minute interview gives a look at our 5th year in operation, heightens awareness on the issue, and educates on ways you can be part of the solution. Many thanks to Brockton Community Access (click link for video interview) as always for shedding light on this...

15 Jul

Trust Act, D.V. and Immigration

Domestic violence (d.v.) continues to be 1 of the most under/not reported crimes. One reason can be because a victim is concerned that if they call the police, their immigration status may be reported and they may be deported. This was one of the concerns I brought up speaking before Brockton City Council at the invitation from Brockton Interfaith (BIC) this past week during the 2nd convening on passing the Trust Act. The purpose of the Act would be to increase...

23 May

Let’s Ride Domestic Violence Out of Town!

    In Loving Memory of Jennifer Martel This annual motorcycle ride takes place the week of Jennifer’s Birthday whose life was brutally lost to domestic violence in 2013, in front of her 4 year old little girl. We hope you can join us to honor her memory.   Here’s a highlight from last year’s Ride:     September 18th, 2016 The Lafayette Club 18 Lakeview Avenue Taunton, MA Registration 10:30 a.m. –...

14 Mar

Annual 3K Heel-A-Thon Against D.V!

            Annual Heel-A-Thon Against Domestic Violence! Despite the fact it rained a little and a little bit more at times, many still braved the weather and heeled in heels to raise awareness and funds for New Hope which aids victims and survivors of domestic violence daily. Some were part of the solution in sneaks, some wedges but men and women alike helped those who can’t speak up for themselves this past Sunday. Thank you to...

14 Mar

Gala Beneficiaries Grateful!

Gala Beneficiary Reps. from SSWRC Great meeting with South Shore Women’s Resource Center reps, who we were able to give profit proceeds from last month’s White Ribbon Night Gala. It’s been great working with them this past year to highlight the work their agency is doing to aid victims and survivors of domestic violence and the donation will go directly to d.v. based programs! If you know someone in need of help on the South Shore or need information...