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Someplace Safe seeks award nominations

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

This year marks Someplace Safe’s 35th anniversary of offering safety, options and hope to thousands of individuals and families across West Central Minnesota.
It would like to recognize those who have made this possible. The public is invited to n…continue reading on echopress.com

Taking a stand against domestic violence

October 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

It’s time to confront a community problem that’s often shrouded in fear and shame: domestic violence.

Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN) will host two events next week as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Mo…continue reading on echopress.com

When health affects wealth

February 19, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Bullies in the workplace can affect self-worth and company profits. Although harassment laws exist, bullying is not prohibited by law. Continue Reading

When home hurts: Domestic violence survivors take somber steps to remember those slain

October 18, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A step in the right direction, and another, and another. Citizens, victims and survivors of domestic violence led the sixth annual Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence walk through Alexandria on Tuesday to raise awareness of the crime. Continue Reading

Their cup of tea: ending violence

April 17, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A vintage fashion show coupled with a light lunch and tea made for a delightful afternoon of awareness and fundraising for Someplace Safe. Continue Reading

Local events help fight domestic violence

October 14, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

“Domestic violence: A local and global crisis.”
This is the topic being presented at next Wednesday’s 10th annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon. Continue Reading