Girls' Night Out Charity Event to Benefit Safe Shores Billed as the “ultimate party with a purpose,” Girls’ Night Out is up to great good again. Proceeds from this year’s extravaganza, founded by Fox 5 anchor Shawn Yancy, will benefit Safe Shores and the Ivy Foundation. Since 2010 when GNO launched into action, the event has raised money and … [Read more...] about Summer 2017 Newsletter
Girls’ Night Out is an annual event hosted by Fox 5 DC’s Shawn Yancy to support charities that improve the lives of women and children in the DMV area. Safe Shores is thrilled to be this year’s beneficiary! Guests will enjoy cocktails and light fare, a live DJ, a fashion show featuring local designers Christopher Schaffer and Amanda Casarez, and … [Read more...] about Girls’ Night Out by Shawn Yancy: the ultimate party for a cause!
Back to school time will be here before we know it and Safe Shores is gearing up for our annual Pack2School Drive to collect school supplies for children affected by abuse in DC. This year Safe Shores is trying something a little different to ensure that kids have all the supplies to start the school year off with the learning tools they … [Read more...] about Safe Shores’ #Pack2School Drive 2017!
Michele Booth Cole, Executive Director of Safe Shores, gave an impactful testimony to DC Council's Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety during a public hearing on June 15th, 2017. Michele's full testimony can be read here. … [Read more...] about Safe Shores’ ED speaks up for children at DC Council hearing
Safe Shores participated in the United Way of the National Capital Area's Do More 24 Day of Giving Campaign and exceeded the stated goal of $13,000. Thanks to supporters on social media, a generous matching gift from Safe Shores’ board, and activation of many networks, $13,1000 was raised for Safe Shores' Clothing Closet. When children come to Safe … [Read more...] about Safe Shores exceeds Do More 24 goal!
On June 8th you can be a part of making a difference for children and families affected by abuse by contributing to Safe Shores through Do More 24. This year, Safe Shores is poised to raise $13,000 to help #StockTheCloset with clothing and toiletries for children and families in the District of Columbia. Bookmark the link, get ready to give on … [Read more...] about Join Safe Shores for #DoMore24 on June 8th!
Safe Shores - The DC Children's Advocacy Center is honored to be a recipient of Many Hands' 2017 grant for $100,000. Many Hands is a women's grantmaking organization committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of DC area women, children, and families in need. Safe Shores will use this grant to reach thousands more adults and children with … [Read more...] about Safe Shores receives Many Hands’ annual $100,000 grant
Child abuse isn't on spring break. Neither are we. Thank you for supporting this campaign and helping us to #ProtectKids365 this Child Abuse Prevention Month. Safe Shores welcomes new staff members! Safe Shores recently welcomed new members to the team and Lauren Snell to a new position! From left to right: Jason R. Saunders, Foundation … [Read more...] about April 2017 Newsletter
Join Safe Shores for upcoming events throughout the month of April in commemoration of Child Abuse Prevention Month. “Child Abuse Isn’t On Spring Break” Campaign Follow Safe Shores on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to learn how you can help prevent child abuse. We will be posting graphics throughout the month. Coffee for Kids Thursday, … [Read more...] about April is Child Abuse Prevention Month