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Thank you for joining in on our social media conversations, checking out our new street art, making contributions to our $15,000 goal, and most importantly, for tuning in to watch the video series highlighting the role power and control play in domestic abuse.

Together you raised $11,442.50 to support survivors of domestic abuse
before the match and with the match a total of $26,442.50.

Your generous donations shine a light and help provide positive change in our community through crisis intervention, prevention education and support for survivors as they courageously reclaim their hope of a life free from violence and abuse.

DAY ONE

12,498 crisis calls came in on our 24/7 Helpline in 2019. Our Helpline is often the first step for survivors who are seeking support.

In the past few months, our 24/7 Helpline has only increased in importance as COVID-19 has brought the Safer at Home Order. Safety planning, listening, and supporting individuals through phone calls have been, for some, become the only connection outside of the home and a true lifeline.

For $20/month you can sponsor the staff time and resources need to support (2) hours of coverage on our 24/7 Helpline.

*thanks to our Illuminate Matching Gift all-monthly gifts are being matched 3:1 for the twelve-month value of the gift! $20/month gift this week = $20x12=240x3=$720 gift!

DAY TWO

“When it [COVID restrictions] first started, it was a reminder to me of what it [abusive relationship] was like.”

With the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus and the Safer at Home Order in Wisconsin survivors and victims had an added layer of challenges to reaching out for help and support.

For $50/month you can sponsors a 1:1 virtual session with one of our adult advocates.

*thanks to our Illuminate Matching Gift all-monthly gifts are being matched 3:1 for the twelve-month value of the gift! $50/month gift this week = $50x12=600x3=$1,800 gift!

DAY THREE

Join us LIVE today at noon as we sit down with our new Executive Director, Amber, and get to know her, get a Harbor House update, and hear her vision for Harbor House moving forward.

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While our shelter number did decrease with the Safer at Home order, our shelter has remained open and has provided a safe haven for a number of individuals and families over the past few months.

A survivor shines a light on her experience of staying in our shelter during the COVID-19 Safer at Home policies. Read her experience and story, here.

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For $100/month you can sponsors up to (3) days of shelter care at Harbor House to a woman and her children.

*thanks to our Illuminate Matching Gift all-monthly gifts are being matched 3:1 for the twelve-month value of the gift! $100/month gift this week = $100x12=$1,200x4=$4,800 gift!

DAY FOUR

Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.” - Marianne Williamson

Today we welcome Julie Jilek to Harbor House! She illuminated our sidewalks with her artistic talent! Thank you Julie for spreading hope and joy!

DAY FIVE : FINAL DAY

“Survivors need to know they can seek help from the family, friends, coworkers, absent of any judgment.”

Will you shine your light for survivors of domestic abuse?

For $10/month you can sponsor the creation of a safety plan. A safety plan is a unique plan we make with each individual on how they can keep themselves and children safe and avoid situations that may put them in danger.

*thanks to our Illuminate Matching Gift all-monthly gifts are being matched 3:1 for the twelve-month value of the gift! $10/month gift this week = $10x12months=$120x4=$480 gift!

Thank you to our 2020 Illuminate Supporters!

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"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within."

- Maya Angelou

GIVE

to support a brighter future for domestic violence survivors.

BE SOCIAL

Follow Harbor House on social media and mark yourself as "Attending" our Illuminate event to receive the latest updates and happenings throughout the week.

WATCH

our series of videos that are being released throughout the week to learn how your support changes lives.

“The strongest light is the light that
shines within you. Use it to lead the
way of your life.”

- Anonymous

Listen to our Illuminate Hope playlist!

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness:
only light can do that. Hate cannot
drive out hate: only love can do that.”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

Learn more about our young survivors and how Harbor House is supporting them from Illuminate 2019.

Thank you to everyone who participated in Illuminate 2019. Your generous donations shine a light and help provide positive change in our community through crisis intervention, prevention education and support for survivors as they courageously reclaim their hope of a life free from violence and abuse.

HEATHER'S STORY

Listen to Heather's Story from Illuminate 2018.

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