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Holiday Giving

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

Give to the Max with Someplace Safe

\rEach year, generous supporters like you celebrate Give to the Max Day by making your online donation on GiveMN.org. Your generosity on this day makes a difference far beyond the 24-hour giving event. Please join us on November 13, 2014, for Give to the Max Day and help us continue to change lives in our communities by offering Safety, Options, and Hope to victims, survivors, and families. Your donation…

We're Opening Our Doors to the Public this November

Have you ever wondered what exactly we do at Someplace Safe? Are you interested in learning more about helping others in your community? We invite you to join us this November as we open our doors especially for YOU! Stop by and visit with staff in your community, ask questions, check out our offices, and see for yourself what Someplace Safe is all about. We''ll be serving up coffee and snacks from10am…

Bullying: The Facts

What is bullying? It is defined asunwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated or has the potential to be repeated over time and can have lifelong, lasting effects. There are several types of bullying. Verbal bullyingis saying or writing mean things: Teasing Name calling Taunting Social bullying,sometimes referred to as relationa…

Heading Back to School Safely

After all the summer fun is over and done with and the school supplies have been bought, it''s now time to consider an important issue: back to school safety. Every day millions of children take to the streets and highways to get to and from school.1 For many children this experience is a new one, and they may not understand or be able to use safety rules. Young children do not have the same frame…

Relationship 'Red Flags'

We've all seen and read these types of lists online or in self-help books, but what's different about this list? Well, for one, it's specifically about relationships. But it's also about you. Each point requires introspection and self-awareness. Because if you want to spot toxic people, you cannot focus entirely on their behavior--that's only half the battle. You must also come to recognize the looming…

Safe in the Sun!

You can feel it. The sun on your face, the cool breeze through your hair, and the refreshing thought of your toes in the water. Summertime has arrived! With that thought there are several things we need to keep in mind. Kids are no longer in school and are exploring their new found freedom. Please be aware of them riding their bikes or playing with friends by the roads and streets. Warmer weather…

Where are We Now? Minnesota's 2014 Legislative Session and Crime Victims

2014 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY SESSION RECAP As is historically the case in Minnesota, domestic and sexual violence legislation was a top priority for the legislature in 2014 - first and foremost, because domestic and sexual violence advocates across the state continue to remind their elected officials that safety is the foundation of every issue. Please THANK YOUR REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS BY CLICKING…

Thanks to Law Enforcement

National Police Week 2014 was Sunday, May 11th through Saturday, May 17th. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the…

Celebrating 35 Years of Building Safe, Healthy Communities

Midwest Dueling Pianos is coming to Alexandria! Celebrate 35 years of creating safe, healthy communities with Someplace Safe at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria, MN, on May 9th, and kick off Mother's Day weekend in style! 5:30pm Doors open for Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:30pm Welcome, Dinner & Awards 8:00pm Midwest Dueling Pianos Performance This amazing evening includes entertainment…

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September 23

Standpoint New Laws sponsored by Someplace Safe

Holiday Inn, Alexandria, MN


September 24

Standpoint New Laws sponsored by Someplace Safe

Holiday Inn, Alexandria, MN


October 01

Fall Calendar Raffle Fundraiser - Morris

Old No. 1 Bar & Grill (stay tuned for COVID-19 related updates)

Event Calendar
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Heading Back to School Safer: A Look at Bullying

Wednesday 07/28/2021

This Summer, Help Save Lives by Supporting Someplace Safe Thrift Stores!

Thursday 07/01/2021

Elder Abuse Awareness Month: Learn More and Take Action This June

Tuesday 06/01/2021