Thanks to your generosity more than 2,300 survivors received life-changing resources from HOPE Family Services (HOPE) this past year. With your help, these survivors and their children have been able to heal and live their lives without fear.
HOPE is more than just a shelter... It’s an empowerment-based organization with a variety of life-saving services all designed to keep people safe from their intimate partner. HOPE provides survivors of domestic violence with services ranging from a 24-hour helpline/chatline to children’s counseling and more. We help both adults and children move from a victim to survivor and ultimately, a thriver. Simply put, HOPE happens here.
This transformative experience is demonstrated in survivors like Claudia. She came into HOPE’s shelter when her former husband threatened to kill her and take their 2-year-old daughter. Thanks to donations from supporters like you, our staff was able to provide safety, counseling, food and welcome baskets upon entering HOPE’s shelter. One of HOPE’s attorneys assisted Claudia with securing an Injunction for Protection (restraining order) against her former husband. With the help of HOPE, Claudia and her daughter have now relocated to a neighboring county and feel much safer in their new location.
We’re here to thank you on Claudia’s behalf. We are so grateful to have supporters like you making success stories like these a possibility for domestic violence survivors.
Today, we embark on our Year-End Campaign. Our goal is to raise additional funds to keep our services free and confidential and to help more women and children like Claudia and her daughter.
We’re reaching out to you because you’ve already demonstrated your compassion for survivors. You have the power to ensure that every woman has the opportunity to be free from violence, stay safe, and live her dreams. Would you be willing to make a special year-end contribution to make a life-changing impact on a survivor’s story?
Please join us by making your gift on our website, www.hopefamilyservice.org, or by sending a check in the enclosed envelope.
Thank you for your continued support.
Laurel Lynch, HOPE Family Services CEO
P.S. You can learn more about the amazing work made possible by your donations via our website, Facebook, and Instagram.
$25 - Provides a welcome basket with linens and personal hygiene items for a shelter resident.
$50 - Provides a monthly bus pass to help a survivor seeking employment and housing.
$100 - Provides safety planning and intake services for a woman in crisis.
$250 - Provides assistance from one of HOPE's lawyers to secure an Injunction for Protection.
$500 - Provides 3 meals a day to all shelter residents for one week.
$1000 - Provides trauma-informed counseling sessions for children.