Welcome to the April 2016 edition of Hope House's Community Education E-bulletin!
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month
It takes a community to create awareness and prevention and to begin building healthier relationships. Be part of the solution and join us at one or more of the upcoming activities and events in April. Click here to go to our Events page to learn more about our Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training on April 2 in Baraboo, our Hope and Healing Quilt Project, Denim Day on April 27, Miss Representation film screening and discussion on April 28 in Baraboo, and more!
Hope House Donation Needs
Monetary donations are most needed. Individuals have the option of donating online. Please note that a portion of your online donation will go towards PayPal fees. Donations can be mailed to Hope House, P.O. Box 557, Baraboo, WI 53913. We also appreciate gas cards, gift cards (Walmart, Kwik Trip, Walgreens, Kohl’s), taxi vouchers from Baraboo Taxi, and used cell phones, iPods and iPads. Please note that we are not accepting stuffed animals/plush toys, used toys, clothes (except for new sweatshirts and sweatpants), shoes, used books, furniture, TVs, bar soap, hats, scarves or travel-size bottles of shampoo, conditioner, or body wash. Current needs include
Special Note about Travel-Size Items: We encourage those looking to donate travel-size items to donate them to the Backpack Project. The Backpack Project strives to provide Baraboo School District students who are financially challenged to enter the school doors on the first day ‘just like everyone else’ and to show these children the community supports and encourages them to learn and do their best. If interested in donating towards this project, please contact Becky Hovde at 608-963-8230 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Sexual Assault
Children & Youth
Parents' and Youth Service Providers' Section