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Category Archives: General

New Protocol Yields Good Results…

When the police come out to a domestic call, it’s a chaotic time. The person who made the call is often traumatized and scared and hurting, and even the most helpful visit from police can leave the person rattled and … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault “Not Just A Woman’s Issue”

by: Sara Hart- Sexual Assault Prevention Coordinator for HOPE Center Rape … it can happen anytime, any place. It does not only happen to women, but also to men and children. Rape should not be just a “woman’s issue,” but … Continue reading

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Omelet Breakfast Sunday May 15th!!

The Sons of the American Legion are hosting an Omelet Breakfast for the benefit of HOPE Center. Sunday May 15th American Legion- 112 NE 5th St. Faribault 8:30am – Noon $7 adults ~ $3.50 for kids 12 and under Buy … Continue reading

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United Way Fundraiser!

As you know we depend on funding from many sources, one of our much appreciated sources is the United Ways of Faribault and Northfield.  Today (Friday April 29th) the United Way of Faribault is having a fundraiser.  Good food, good cause … Continue reading

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

By Sara Hart, Sexual Assault Prevention Coordinator To many people April is just another month of the year, but Nationally April is recognized and declared Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time for us as … Continue reading

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Lots of News!

There has been a lot of news about HOPE Center in the Daily News recently here are some of the links to stay updated on the most current events! An upcoming event for HOPE Center and the Community Action Team … Continue reading

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A reminder…

Life here at HOPE Center has been hectic.  Moving, purging dusty files that have been piling up in the corners of our office as we attend to the daily crisis calls and people who walk through our doors.  Wondering how … Continue reading

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We are so excited!!  We now have a new, hopfully more user-friendly website for you to find out more about what HOPE Center has been up to and what we are doing. We HOPE you like it! Let us know … Continue reading

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Another fine example of connections and collaboration :)

Using video games to help prevent domestic violence: In Development at Champlain College: a Video Game to Help Prevent Domestic Violence By Jill Laster A team at Champlain College wants to educate boys about the effects of violence against women. … Continue reading

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As much illness and death as cancer

Sexual, physical, and psychological violence cause as much illness and death among women ages 15-44 as cancer. -Executive Summary, 2003 This is an impressive statistic. We all know someone who has had cancer. In fact, we could probably name upwards … Continue reading

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