Offering SHELTER and HOPE amidst the storm


2020 Mardi Gras

Date: February 1, 2020
Time: 5PM Social, 7PM Dinner
Location: Ramkota Convention Center

Back by popular demand, this year’s event include casino games once again. Check out all the great things going on that night and purchase tickets or reserve a table by visiting our Mardi Gras page.

National Donut Day Fundraiser

Date: June 7, 2019
Time: 7:00 A.M.-9:00 A.M.
Location: West of Kusler's Gas Station on 6th Ave and South Main St

Free Will Donation Call 605-226-1212 to pre-order for your organization

2019 NESD Family Violence Prevention Conference

Date: June 19, 2019
Time: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Location: The DEC

The training is designed for professionals who work with families experiencing domestic violence, child maltreatment, sexual assault and trauma. Several nationally-known speakers are on the agenda to discuss the latest research, practical experience and methods of addressing all forms of maltreatment.

Registration & Tickets

Registration Starts at 7:45 A.M. with conference starting at 8:15 A.M.

Purchase Tickets in Advance

If you need interpreting services or any auxiliary aids please email us in advance.

Guest Speakers

Kristen Gibbons-Feden | District Attorney for Montgomery County, PA
Kristen prosecuted and convicted Bill Cosby. She’s also experienced in the prosecution of sexual assaults, domestic violence, child abuse and homicides.


Carlton Hershman
| Detective,  San Diego Police Department
With more than 30 years on the police force, Carlton specializes in investigations of sexual assaults.


Erin Esposito | Founder, Just Beginnings Collaborative
Erin is a deaf survivor of child sexual abuse and domestic violence


Hollie Strand | Internet Crimes Against Children Examiner, Pennington County
Hollie also has experience as a forensic interviewer.

Our Generous Sponsors

This event wouldn’t be possible without the partnership of some outstanding organizations:

  • Sandford Health
  • Aberdeen Hotel Alliance
  • The Network
  • Aberdeen Police Department
  • Aberdeen Child Protection
  • Brown County States Attorney