“I’m gonna remember this day forever,” Tally, age nine, said to Erin McGuinness, Prevention & Outreach Director, and Gerald Versey, Prevention & Outreach Associate. “Seriously, when I’m 68, I will think about this day.” On December 12, three families enrolled in Safe Shores’ caregiver support group went ice skating to experience a new adventure […]
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Growing and innovating because of kids like Annie Annie, a 12-year-old girl with fears no child should have, fled her home one night to escape her father’s sexual abuse. She grabbed an armful of her belongings but left her clothes behind. A few days later, Annie arrived at Safe Shores with her mom, a social […]
This newsletter explores ways to ensure child safety at summer camps and programs, highlights recent events, and has information on Girls’ Night Out, an event in support of Safe Shores!
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 this year’s beneficiary! Find out more information and join us at the event on August 12th.
Back to school time will be here before we know it and Safe Shores is gearing up for our annual Pack2School Drive to collect supplies for children affected by abuse in DC. Find out how you can get involved in our drive and join our #Pack2School event on August 2nd!
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.