It’s that time of year again and we could really use your help. Maybe if you are shopping for your child/ren you could pick up one extra supply of each item and bag them up and bring them to us. I know our kids would be greatful to have new supplies to start this school year. Your contribution to their education can make all the difference. Just click on the school picture and you will see our list. Thank You :-)
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 […]
CALLING ALL RUNNERS……CALLING ALL RUNNERS……. Spartanburg Strut Against Domestic Violence is scheduled for October 10th, 2015 @ 8am. This is a 5K and 10K run or walk to benefit SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition. Let’s come together as a community, and honor victims and survivors of domestic violence. We hope that many of you will participate […]
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 […]
SEPTEMBER 2014 When Men Murder Women An Analysis of 2012 Homicide Data South Carolina 50 females were murdered by males in South Carolina in 2012 The homicide rate among females murdered by males in South Carolina was 2.06 per 100,000 in 2012 Ranked 2nd in the United States Age For homicides in which the […]
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