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April Happenings

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and we have a lot planned for it! CJ’s Patisserie, The Junction, Ken’s Bakery, and Red Rooster Coffee House have all graciously offered to show support by having teal bakery items throughout the month. The color teal represents Sexual Assault Awareness. You might also see the local boutiques advertising […]

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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We’re in full planning mode for one of our busiest months! April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and our big push is for Denim Day on April 28th. Mark your calendar to wear denim on that date to help raise awareness against sexual assault and victim blaming. The hope is to get as many people […]

Domestic Violence Should Annoy You

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We recently held a vigil in support of victims and survivors of domestic violence.  The event was really nice.  There were musicians that sang great music and poets that read their own poems on domestic violence.  Both the music and poems were really beautiful but while these people were performing, there was a cymbal banging […]

September Update

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Hannah shares her experience on interning at Safe Harbor: “Coming from a small town, I was never really exposed to the realities of our big world. Being an intern for Safe Harbor has shown me the true colors of the world around us. I have witnessed someone go from scared and fearing for life to […]

August Update

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July was the beginning of our fiscal year along with the beginning of a new grant cycle. Read on for insight from our Assistant Executive Director, LaVonne. State and federal grants make up 76.5% of our budget. These grants assist in paying for utilities, maintenance, insurance, telephone, rent and deposits, security equipment, community education and […]

Purple Potty

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Our Purple Potty is making its rounds in Aberdeen!  Last year we had a great turnout of community members and businesses wanting to participate. It was so popular that this year we NEEDED to have two purple potties to keep up with the demand. It is exciting to see how well received something like a […]

2020 Annual Awards

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Since 2013 we have awarded a Law Enforcement Office of the Year and a Volunteer of the Year to show our appreciation for these important members of our community. This year we had several amazing candidates to choose from. Law Enforcement Officer of the Year This award is determined by our staff who discuss and […]

May Update

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May is supervised visitation awareness month and Kids Konnection has been able to provide a safe and neutral space as free of conflict as possible for over 400 children in the past year.

Debbie’s Last Day

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After 18 years of service in social work, Debbie Menzel is retiring from Safe Harbor as the Kids Konnection Coordinator. Read her parting words and visit on the “Virtual Surprise Party” on our Facebook page.

Child Abuse Awareness Month

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Children seem to be less vulnerable to the Coronavirus but more susceptible to abuse at home during this pandemic. Sadly, experts believe child abuse is likely to rise during quarantine. Here’s how to help protect the children in your life. 1. Know the warning signs. Learn how to recognize child abuse and watch for the signs, no matter […]