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Igniting Change with the redHOT* party

Each year, La Casa de las Madres kicks off October – National Domestic Violence Awareness Month – with our annual premier event, the redHOT* party. In 2013, with the support of Kaiser Permanente, Mercer, Pacific Union Community Fund, Levi Strauss & Co., Macy’s, Premier, Union Bank, Gilmore & Associates, CPA’s, Johnny Beuno Studio, and Recology,…

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Giving Back Year Round

La Casa’s volunteers, donors, and community champions who share their time, energy, and resources in wide-ranging ways are the backbone of La Casa’s work. Our supporters help to ensure and sustain our free, confidential services continue to be available 24/7/365. This past year, our community showed their support in a monumental way. We are grateful…

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Support Amid a Season of High Need

Holidays are a special time full of cheer, but they can also be a time of stress for many of us. For a survivor of domestic violence, who is living with abuse or working to rebuild a life after creating distance from the abusive relationship, additional needs, triggers, and challenges may arise during this season.…

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Will you support La Casa this #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is a collective effort of community partners to come together and give back over the holiday giving season. Just like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is using the power of social media to create change, and help people focus on the importance of being involved in our communities over the holidays by making…

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Adopt A Family 2014

For most people, the holiday season represents something joyous and exciting.  However, that is not always the case.  For victims and survivors of domestic violence, including the 35 women and children who will be staying in La Casa’s shelter over the holidays, this time of year can feel lonely and isolating.   For this reason, we…

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Food and Nutrition

La Casa’s options for survivors span the range of needs that people fleeing from or living with domestic violence often face—from the basics like food, clothing, and physical safety to needs related to longer-term stability and healing. As one of the most fundamental of all human needs, essential not only to physical wellness but also…

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La Casa de las Madres Unveils Bilingual Transit Campaign

October 20, 2014 CONTACT: La Casa de las Madres: Lindsay Sweetnam, 415.503.0500 Ext. 309; lindsay@lacasa.org  La Casa de las Madres Unveils Bilingual Transit Campaign Highlighting Local Lifeline for Domestic Violence Survivors  Ads on Buses and in Transit Stations Inform Community of Life-Saving Services (San Francisco, CA) – In the midst of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month,…

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Community Spotlight: A redHOT* Night

La Casa would like to take a moment to say a very BIG thank you to everyone who participated in, volunteered at, sponsored, or supported this year’s redHOT* party! The redHOT* party is not just a fundraiser; it is a community gathering that seeks to raise awareness and support for victims and survivors of domestic…

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Service Spotlight: Driving Community Change during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

With domestic violence in the news so much recently, and with the groundswell of community attention to its realities, many of you have been asking “What can I do to be involved, to help, to end domestic violence?” So, throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, we’ll be working to raise awareness not only of…

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Driving Change: Challenging the Myths and Stigmas

Domestic violence is a widespread issue, regularly silenced—“it’s a private matter”—or hidden from public view. When conversations to do emerge on the public stage, they are frequently mired in myths and misperceptions: that abuse is only physical, that it’s somehow provoked or allowed by the victim, or that if a person hasn’t left their abusive…

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Service Spotlight: Safe Housing Project

Exciting news: La Casa has been awarded $110,000 to expand our Safe Housing Project, which provides targeted domestic violence intervention and prevention to residents, property management, and staff at housing sites across San Francisco!  This new funding will support staff working on-site at San Francisco Housing Authority sites to connect survivors of domestic violence with…

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