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Someplace Safe Awarded Otto Bremer Trust Grant

Someplace Safe was recently awarded an $80,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust. The funds will be used to maintain crime victim advocacy services provided to crime survivors throughout the agency’s 9-county service area. These services include crisis intervention, legal advocacy, emergency housing and resources, safety planning and referrals. Services are provided to nearly 4,000 area individuals annually at 11 community advocacy offices.

“Crime can have devastating impacts for survivors, families and communities”, stated Ashley Zach, Director of Development and Communications.State and federal funding can fluctuate, so it is important Someplace Safe seek out and maintain adequate support from generous allies and supporters. Zach added, maintaining victim-centered support and safety services are paramount to survivor recovery in the aftermath of crime”.

For more information, please contact Ashley Zach at ashley.z@someplacesafe.info

About Otto Bremer Trust

The Otto Bremer Trust is a private charitable trust based in St. Paul, Minn. Created in 1944 by business and community leaders Otto Bremer, it is committed to supporting an enhanced quality of life for residents of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and Wisconson. Since its founding, OBT has invested more than $1 billion in its region’s people, places and opportunities. Visit ottobremer.org

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