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Register for Safe Quarters!

Registration Now Open for the 19th Annual Safe Quarters on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 Safe Quarters is a one-day, community-wide effort to collect financial contributions for victims of domestic violence and their children seeking refuge at Friendship Home. Safe Quarters...

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Juneteenth!

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is a 155-year-old holiday celebrating the emancipation of African-Americans from slavery in the U.S. It is celebrated on June 19 (the name is a combination of the words “June” and “nineteenth”) because on that date in 1865, Major General...

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Summer Needs

With the weather getting warmer, school out for the summer, and outdoor activities kicking off, our needs are changing. During the summer months, the families we serve can spend more time together and more time outdoors, so some of the...

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Thank You, Lincoln!

We are completely blown away by the generosity we received during Give To Lincoln Day! With your help, we were able to raise $142,615 to empower freedom from domestic violence. THANK YOU LINCOLN for helping us live our mission every...

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Lincoln Covid Sewists

Over 61 weeks and 34,386 masks, 585 surgical scrub caps, 269 hospital gowns, and 12 pairs of surgical shoe covers later, the Lincoln Covid Sewists made a HUGE contribution to 75 local organizations, including Friendship Home! The Lincoln Covid Sewists...

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Give to Lincoln Day

Starting May 1st through May 25th– your gift can have more impact, give more security, and inspire more hope through Give to Lincoln Day. Thanks to the generosity of our community, together we continue empowering freedom from domestic violence. Through...

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Call on Congress to fix VOCA now!

Today, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, is National Day of Action for the VOCA Fix! The Victim of Crime Act’s (VOCA) Crime Victims Fund (CVF) is a non-taxpayer source of funding that support thousands of crime victims service providers, including Friendship...

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Thank You!

Thank you to our generous Stuff the Bus supporters for helping us “stuff” our virtual StarTran Bus with critical supplies! These donations will allow families served at Friendship Home to receive the everyday essential items they need while rebuilding their...

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Virtual Stuff the Bus

Happening NOW! April 5th – 18th Friendship Home, StarTran, and Alpha Media are partnering for the 22nd Annual Stuff the Bus. Visit the Stuff the Bus event page, today through April 18th, to “shop” our online platform to provide highly...

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