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Teaching the Importance of Giving to Others

As the holidays grow nearer, many of us are thinking about helping and giving to those closest to us. But, how often do we stop to really think about why we are giving and why giving to others is so important? And even more than that, what do we say to those closest to us about why we give, especially to the children in our lives?. In a recent study, 94% of Americans believe that parents play a key…

16 Days of Activism - November 25-December 10

Violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions. Based on country data available , up to 70 per cent of women experience physical or sexual violence from men in their lifetime - the majority by husbands, intimate partners or someone they know. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign is an international campaign that began in 1991. Annually, from November 25th,…

Staying Cyber Safe

Since many of us may be online browsing and shopping for Cyber Monday, Someplace Safe thought we would share some information on ways to keep yourself and your information safe while online. You can also find more information on our website under Technology and Safety. Browsing the web safely and privately is concern for many people. A good general rule is that nothing online is private.Another general…

The 2012 Great Minnesota Give Together!

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 charities and schools online at www.GiveMN.org during the fourth annual "Give to the Max Day" on November 15. Money donated to Someplace Safe will directly benefit our mission and work of helping to create safe, healthy…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The question is what should we be aware of? It is important to accept and acknowledge that Domestic Violence happens in our community. The truth is: 1 in 4 women will be victims of Domestic Violence in their lifetime. Females who are 20-24 years of age are at the greatest risk of nonfatal intimate partner violence. Domestic violence is one…

Bullying: Recognize the Signs and Step In

The start of a new school year is an exciting time for many kids. They are filled with anticipation of spending time with their friends and participating in school activities. However, for some kids, the start of a new school year can cause dread because of the fear of being bullied. Bullying among children is a serious problem. Bullying is an aggressive behavior that is meant to create an imbalance…

Letting It Go

To let go isn't to forget, not to think about, or ignore. It doesn't leave feelings of anger, jealousy, or regret. Letting go isn't about winning or losing. It's not about pride and it's not about how you appear, and it's not obsessing or dwelling on the past. Letting go isn't blocking memories or thinking sad thoughts, and doesn't leave emptiness, hurt, or sadness. It's not about giving in or giving…

One Door Closes as Others Open

Through a newly competitive funding process, the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs - Crime Victim Services has announced their decisions for distribution of state funding for crime victim service providers. Someplace Safe is pleased to announce an expansion our Community Crime Victim's Advocacy Program. The organization, which currently provides domestic violence, sexual assault, and general crimes…

Scramble for Someplace Safe

Want to help out Someplace Safe AND have the chance to win some prizes, spend a day outdoors, and get in a game of golf? Well here's your chance! We invite you to join us for our 2nd Annual Someplace Safe 18-Hole Benefit Golf Scramble at the well-manicured Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course in Elbow Lake, MN, on Friday, September 14, 2012. Registration begins at Noon, with light refreshments and a Practice…

Raising Awareness About Elder Abuse

June 15th marks the 7th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The awareness day was started by International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The focus of WEAAD is to raise awareness of elder abuse throughout the world. It is a time to reflect on what we are doing in our communities to support those who are elderly,…

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Wednesday 07/28/2021

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Thursday 07/01/2021

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