Volunteer Newsletter June 2019 “Together we can break the silence and empower lives”
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Elder abuse affects women and men of all faiths, ethnic backgrounds, and social status. Every on June 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day It represents the one day in the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generation. As many as 1 in 10 older Americans are abused or neglected each year.
Shelter and Family Visitation Center Stats: Year to Date Breaking the Silence – Empowering Lives In Shelter: Adults: 22 Children: 24 Drop- In Services: Adults: 165 Children: 165 Crisis Hotline Calls: 418
Family Visitation Center – Families Served: 32
Help us to create a sense of home for families living in the emergency shelter & providing a supportive environment for family visitation and exchanges by adopting a room. Our Adopt-A-Room program presents the opportunity for donors to adopt a specific room in the Emergency Shelter or Visitation Room. For more information contact Coleen at (605)996-6622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our shelter continues to stay full this summer we currently have 16 people, 5 adults and 11 children, in shelter. The shelter is in desperate need of toilet paper, hamburger helper, canned fruit, mac and cheese, 13 gallon garbage bags, laundry soap, etc. Call us at 996-2765 or just drop off items at the Shelter at 1809 N Wisconsin. Thank you for your Support Any assistance is greatly appreciate.
Abbott House MRT group made tie blankets and craft care packages and donated them to the Mitchell Area Safehouse. Thank you for your support to our services.
Thank you to the Holy Spirit & Holy Family Church children for their donation of blankets, toys, new clothes, and personal care items for the children we serve.
Responsive Parenting Classes
For Parents with Children ages Birth to 3 The class is free. These classes are for parents, grandparents, and caregivers. The skills learned can be use with any parenting style and with any single parent, Two-parent or multi-parent setting. 6 Class Sessions Pre-registration is required To Register or for more information: Call 605-996-8880
Make a difference and give hope today. Show your commitment to our programs by joining in on the change to give clients hope. You make a difference in your own community:
Sponsor a food drive or paper drive.
Collect monetary donations for a month.
Invite Mitchell Area Safehouse to speak to your organization.