The Spartanburg County Foundation awards $10,000 to SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition for computer labs for adult and child victims in the shelter and at the main office. See the article here: http://spcf.org/2015/11/10/the-spartanburg-county-foundation-awards-101500-to-twelve-nonprofit-organizations/
AFL Global’s ACT (AFL Community Team) spends the afternoon helping out in the SHRCC Thrift Store & gave us $1500. Now that’s a gift that keeps on giving! Learn more about AFL Global Act: http://www.aflglobal.com/Company/Community/ACT-Project.aspx Learn more about AFL Global: https://www.facebook.com/AFLcorp/ Here are a few photos of their national sales managers ACT project with SHRCC Spartanburg
Uptown Sertoma Club’s Auction for a Cause will be held this year on November 13, 2015 at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 pm. All proceeds from the sale of SHRCC auction items will benefit victims and families of domestic violence and sexual assault. How it works: From now until November 1st, SHRCC […]
South Carolina again ranked first in the nation for women murdered by men, with a rate of 2.32 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data. This is the 18th year in a row that South Carolina has ranked in the top 10 […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Gov. Nikki Haley says a bill she signed increasing penalties for repeat domestic violence offenders and banning batterers from having guns is just the beginning to change a culture that quietly ignored abuse. Haley signed the bill Thursday that punishes abusers based on the severity of the attack, the number of […]
The Post and Courier ’til death do us part’ “More than 300 women were shot, stabbed, strangled, beaten, bludgeoned or burned to death over the past decade by men in South Carolina, dying at a rate of one every 12 days while the state does little to stem the carnage from domestic abuse.” The […]
#SCSaysNoMore (Taken from SCCADVASA: SOUTH CAROLINA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT) What is Intimate Partner Violence? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines intimate partner violence (IPV) as a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans. The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a […]
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