Domestic Violence Memorial

December 12, 2009

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Jacki m SeiWell, this newsletter designed to connect with volunteers, staff, and members of our communities to provide updates on the domestic violence memorial and gardens project. Thank you for being a part of our group and helping us making such a tremendous difference.
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THANK YOU so much for all of you who have worked hard to volunteer this season! We are excited to announce that we will be unvailing the design for the Lantern Of Hope sometime soon so keep your heads up and eyes open! Thanks to our wonderful architectural designer (name to be announced soon) who is burning the midnight oil to come up with a design that we know you will love!
Several of our members have already sent out their care cards and we are grateful that they have put in a tremendous amount of work in designing, collecting and distributing their cards to our participating shelters! Good job!
If you have not already done so, please be sure to post how many care cards you have already sent to the shelters on our list. ( Please include some words of encouragement to the many women and children who are currently in transition away from domestic violence.

Address List of Participating Shelters
Dottie Wang
Asian Pacific Women’s Center, Inc.
1145 Wilshire Blvd. 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-250-2949 (fax)
Haven House
P.O. Box 50007
Pasadena CA 91115
Women’s Safe House
Attn:  TWSH
PO BOX 63010
St. Louis, 63163
They have in-house 50-55 residents at any given time, of which is 30-35 children. 

Oasis Women’s Center
117 Market Street
Alton, IL  62002
They currently are at full capacity with 50 women. 

People Against Violent Environments (P.A.V.E.)
PO Box 342
Centralia, IL   62801
They service about 40 women & 50 children of varying ages.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has!" – -Margaret Mead

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Prayers Needed
On Monday, my friend Cherry Simpson’s niece Lacey was murdered. Please join me in prayer (for those who do believe) to pray for her family and for Cherry. Even though I did not know Lacey personally, my heart has been filled with so much sorrow as another beautiful life was tragically cut short due to domestic violence. If you have a moment would you please read Cherry’s blog and post words of support. – Nasrin
Amnesty Intl. Human Rights Art Festival

We have officially partnered with the Human Rights Art Festival and will be hosting several booths and workshops during the Amnesty’s Art Fest. If you would like to volunteer or join us at the festival please let us know by January 1st. To read more about the festival view their website at: (

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Domestic Violence Memorial and Botanical Gardens Project

3106 East Stratum Way Ste 27

Bloomington, IN 47401

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