August 31, 2017
BENEFITING: HELP OF DOOR COUNTY INC
A human promise is an incredible mystery and gift. When a promise is made, we tie ourselves to others by unseen fibers of loyalty in which we agree to stick with people through “thick and thin”. With a promise, we tell others that they can count on us even when they can count on nothing else – that although they don’t have the slightest notion of what is going on around them, they know that we will always be there with them. The power of a promise holds the spark of the divine and makes human community possible.
Since 1979, HELP of Door County has worked hard to keep its’ promise to eliminate domestic abuse through prevention and intervention services while advocating for social change. We have done this with a variety of no cost advocacy programs for survivors which ensure their safety while helping to prepare them for new independent lives. We work in the community to lower the incidence of abuse from the youngest children to the oldest of adults with programs like Healthy Relationships, Safe Teen Dating, Alternatives to Violence and Visitation and Exchange. HELP of Door County is fulfilling our promise every day to simply meet domestic violence survivors where they are at by providing confidential and respectful services. We speak to individuals with encouragement - always reminding them that they matter. We are here to help safety plan, provide guidance, or just to listen. We know there is more to individuals than the abuse they have experienced.
Your support allows us to work with survivors of domestic violence by providing them with emergency shelter, legal assistance, financial planning, rental assistance, food, gas, clothing and personal care items as well as support in both group and one-on-one settings. Often survivors have never had control or access to their own financial resources so our advocates work with them through our Temporary Living Program to develop the financial skills and resources they will need to lead truly independent lives.
Please know that we are incredibly grateful for your support. We value every dollar that comes our way and we will continue to work hard to be good stewards of your generous gift!
With our best wishes and deep appreciation!
HELP of Door County