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28 Oct

4th Annual Bedding Drive 2013…a huge success!

Here is a personal thanks from Family and Community Resources, Inc.’s Coordinator of Domestic Violence Advocacy Services: ‘F.C.R. would like to thank the wonderful individuals that donated to the Bedding Drive.  Your generous donation will help a family transitioning to shelter or even their new safe place to live.  Again thank you for your kindness and generosity.’ Your 1 simple act of generosity is going to help someone that’s experienced trauma of domestic violence sleep a lot better...

01 Mar

Gala celebrates role of men in ending domestic violence

One in three women in the world will be a victim of violence in her lifetime. This startling statistic is the basis for the Love Life Now Foundation, which works to combat domestic violence against women. On Feb. 15, the organization held its annual White Ribbon Night Gala fundraiser at Lombardo’s in Randolph. The gala is a part of The White Ribbon Campaign founded in 1991 in Canada that is the largest effort in the world of men working with...

21 Feb

Pics from 2013 White Ribbon Night Gala!

Visit our Facebook page for pics from the night’s event focused on male awareness against domestic violence that honored Deborah Collins-Gousby, Executive Director of Casa Myrna and Bob Ward from Fox 25 News. Featured speakers: -Chad Coleman from AMC’s The Walking Dead and HBO’s The Wire -Craig Norberg-Bohm from Jane Doe, Inc. -Antonio Arrendel from BU SARP Division -The Phallacies Theater Group https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.355194541262888.82435.100003170344540&type=1&comment_id=1964661&notif_t=photo_album_comment ...

14 Feb

When ‘LOVE goes wrong’…

FEBRUARY 14th…usually ‘a day dedicated to romantic love also presents a good opportunity to focus the world’s attention on what happens when “love” goes wrong.’ Prime example can be found here in this story of Olympic Blade Runner alledgely shooting his girlfriend: http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/14/world/africa/south-africa-blade-runner-shooting/index.html ...

18 Dec

Women Burn Themselves Rather Than Suffer…

How fortunate are we that we ALL (no matter what color, gender group or even economic class) have access to help and resources here in the U.S.A. if we decide that we’ve gotten to our breaking point in a D.V. situation. Many traditions in other parts of the world do not allow for that and victims would rather BURN themselves up than to suffer the torture of abuse from not just their husbands but in-laws too. Horrific but it is happening…

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