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Health Cares about Domestic Violence Day

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  Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is a nationally recognized day that takes place annually on the second Wednesday of October. Sponsored by FUTURES, the awareness-raising day aims to reach members of the healthcare and advocacy communities to offer education about...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Join Friendship Home as we “Take a Stand” against domestic violence.  We...

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Highly Needed Items

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We need your help! Friendship Home is in need of paper towels, toilet paper, bath towels, baby wash, baby lotion, and baby shampoo! We kindly ask that all donations be new or unopened items. If you are able to help,...

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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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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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Virtual Stuff the Bus

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 needed items...

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