9/14/2010

Knoxville area businesses needed to help domestic violence victims

            OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MONTH
Please help your Knoxville area victims.

HOPE for Victims is a Knoxville support group for victims of violent crimes and is partnering with Hope for Healing.Org  to support victims of domestic violence.  These groups are collecting items during the month of September for the residences that shelter the victims. Donation boxes will be placed at various locations in the area for collection September 1 through September 30.

Items collected will be donated to the following programs:  

Safe Haven Sexual Assault Center
Serenity Shelter
Family Justice Center
Oasis Sexual Assault Center

Items needed:

Children:
  • art and school supplies for therapy
  • small stuffed animals
  • healthy snacks and juice
  • books

Adults:
  • new sweat pants - medium and large
  • panties - size 10 and larger
  • bras
  • grocery and gas cards
  • shampoos, conditioners, deodorants, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soaps, sanitary supplies
  • curling irons, blow dryers
  • any other personal items
  • postage stamps
  • coffee
  • tea
  • sugar
  • creamer
  • Equal
  • Splenda

PG movies - domestic crimes victims do not watch TV but are encouraged to watch uplifting/funny movies

WE APPRECIATE ANY DONATIONS GIVEN FOR THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. Thank you for anything you can do to help.

 Small collection boxes can be delivered and will be picked up October 1, 2010. Email hello@hopeforhealing.org to become a drop-off today. 

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  1. Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog. I apologize for taking so long to get back with you. It's been busy at work and I have been exhausted. We were preparing for a safety and health fair. The fair was a success. :)

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