Please Help Protect Victims and Children of Domestic Violence
Organized by: Grace Chatelain
I have had to put this campaign on hold for a while because of escalations in my domestic violence situation.
My life is in danger and I feel rushed to try to meet some of my goals before my abuser has me killed.
My children are also in danger of being killed.
My abuser has already been indicted on 9 felonies by a grand jury for his violent crimes against me and police have a copy of an email where he threatened me that he would kill his whole family, but unfortunately, police say that they "can't sit at a bank and wait for it to be robbed", meaning, they can do nothing to protect me from the threats.
My Restraining Order offers no protection, because it is merely a piece of paper. My abuser has been convicted once of violating the restraining order, and it even happened at the police station. He bascially got a slap on the wrist for that violation. He continues to violate the restraining order on a regular basis, but gets away with it because of technicalities, which puts me all the more in danger's way. He continues to be emboldened every time he gets away with his violations.
One of my goals is to establish a new non-profit organization to help vicitms and children of domestic violence. I want to use my own domestic violence experiences to try and provide better forms of protection for other victims and their children. I am hoping to raise the funds necessary to start my organization to help others...