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11th Annual Tea Fundraiser

Friends of Someplace Safe, we would like to invite you to join us for our 11th Annual Someplace Safe Tea Fundraiser in Fergus Falls on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at Legacy Hall on the college campus of M State. Tickets are $20.00 and are available to purchase at our Fergus Falls Advocacy Office at 106 South Union Ave or by calling 218-739-2853. This fun event includes a fabulous luncheon provided…

Playing for Parenting Time Centers

Prepare to let a child's imagination run wild! Someplace Safe Parenting Time Centers are holding their first ever Playhouse Raffle. The prize? A beautifully crafted, Amish-built, wooden playhouse! If you would like to be the lucky winner, all you need to do is purchase a ticket. Tickets are now on sale for $10 each. A number of local service organizations have contributed to help this dream become…

Stalking: Know It. Name It. and Help Stop It.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affected 6.6 million victims in one year.[i] The theme - "Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It" - challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it. Someplace Safe provided services to 4,500 victims of crime each year. In fact, stalking is a crime in all 50 states, the U.S. Territories and the…

Thank You & Welcome to 2014!

With 2014 already into full swing, Someplace Safe would like to extend a huge Thank You to all who helped to support victims and survivors of crime through the 2013 Holiday Season. Through the generous donations that were received, Someplace Safe was able to provide many holiday gifts to clients and their families, ranging from toys, coats, clothes, gift cards, and groceries! Check out photos of just…

Helping for the Holidays

Someplace Safe is pleased to share its thanks and appreciation to Moore Engineering, Inc. for their incredible generosity in helping to support victims and survivors of violence, and their families, this holiday season. Moore Engineering employees, and their family and friends, contributed $4,807 to Someplace Safe from donations at their annual holiday party to Someplace Safe, which was then matched…

Helping Us Help Others for the Holidays

Thank you for considering Someplace Safe for your holiday giving! We love that you want to help us spread holiday cheer this season and we want to give you a variety of opportunities to do so!The individuals and families we work with are people you know. They are our friends, families, neighbors or coworkers. They may have fled dangerous situations, be starting over somewhere new, or just struggling…

Give YOUR Max to Someplace Safe November 14!

Someplace Safe is one of many nonprofit organizations throughout the state that will once again ask Minnesotans to display their record-breaking generosity by donating to their favorite causes and schools online at www.GiveMN.org during the fifth annual "Give to the Max Day" on November 14."Give to the Max Day is the perfect opportunity to support the causes you support and care about," said Becki…

Live Free Without Violence Flag Campaign

Every year in Minnesota more than twenty people are murdered as a result of domestic violence. Each death is a tragic loss for that woman''s family, her friends, co-workers and community. Each woman''s death is also a loss for each of us, an indication that domestic violence is still an integral part of our society. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW) tracks and documents each murder…

From Bystander to Defender

Question: Who can be bullied?Answer: AnyoneQuestion: Where can bullying happen?Answer: AnywhereQuestion: How long do the effects of bullying last for a child?Answer: 1 week, 1 year, 10 years, into adulthood½According to an article posted on DukeHealth.org, a recent study lead by researchers at the University of Duke Medicine found that, "bullied children grow into adults who are at increased risk…

Otto Bremer Foundation invests in Violence Prevention, Training, & Education

We are thrilled to announce that the Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $70,970.00 to Someplace Safe! The funds will be used to help with community violence prevention education and training. Diane Kittelson, has been hired as the Director of Training & Education. Diane brings over 10 years of violence prevention experience in advocacy, education, and community…

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October 01

October Lunch & Learn - DVAM Kickoff



October 11

10th Annual Chili Feed Fundraiser - Breckenridge

Breckenridge Senior Citizen's Center (stay tuned for COVID-19 related updates)


October 14

October Lunch & Learn - Supporting Survivors


Event Calendar
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It's October - Help us Kick Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Friday 09/24/2021

Unpacking the Cleary Act - National Campus Safety Awareness Month

Monday 08/30/2021

Heading Back to School Safer: A Look at Bullying

Wednesday 07/28/2021