DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EMERGENCY SHELTER
the Helping Hands Domestic Violence Emergency in Boone County Indiana opened in November 2004. This short-term emergency shelter has helped over 3000 women and children find comfort and safety along with the needed services and comprehensive support system that is uniquely tailored for each family. Residents of the shelter have found their own voice to speak for their rights and needs. The children have found courage and self-esteem to speak on their own behalf and to not be afraid to ask for help and support.
HELP IS NEEDED
OUR SHELTER RECENTLY SUFFERED TREMENDOUS DAMAGES DUE TO EXTREME FLOODING. THIS CAUSED THE DIS-PLACEMENT OF NUMEROUS FAMILIES WHOM HAD ALREADY SUFFERED TRAUMA FRO THE HORRORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND UPROOTING FROM THIER FAMILIAL HOMES.
if YOU WISH TO HELP GET THE SADLY BUT DESPERATLY NEEDED SERVICES BACK IN FULL OPERATIONS - PLEASE DONATE WHAT YOU CAN. FOR A FULL NEED OF NEEDS PLEAASE CALL 765 482 3020
Please click below for monetary donations
SHELTER NEEDS LIST
We are currently updating our domestic violence shelter, and have a lot of needs! The current needs are:
New sheets for full and twin bed, several sets, neutral colored
New set of full bedding, including comforter (neutral colors)
New sets of twin bedding (neutral colors)
New wall décor (neutral)
New area rug, neutral colored
New DVD Player
New Radio/cd player
Family, children DVD’s (G or PG)
New toys), preferably not with tiny pieces
New Bean bag or lounging chairs (neutral colors)
New dishes/12 place settings
New children’s dishes and silverware
New pots and pans
New casserole dishes
New serving spoons
New basic kitchen appliances, such as toaster, hand mixer, coffee maker (contact us for other ideas)
New kitchen utensils; tools (i.e. can opener, spatulas, spoons,
Gas and grocery gift cards -$10, $15, $20 and $25 increments (no larger please)
Not needed at this time: clothing, pillows, stuffed animals.
**Please contact us at 482-3020 x22 before you make a donation for the shelter so we can tell you if the item(s) are still needed! Due to space restrictions, we are unable to store donations.