Make a Difference for a Domestic Violence Survivor
“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
Every one of us knows someone—or is someone—who has been affected by domestic and sexual violence. As with most epidemics, the extent of the problem can feel overwhelming and leave us wondering how we can even begin to make a difference. You can get involved by volunteering, donating, throwing a beneficiary event, lending your voice to the movement, and many other ways.
On October 12, 2004, I became intimately acquainted with Bradley Angle. I left my boyfriend of four years on the 10th with two kids, a stroller, a diaper bag, and the clothes we were wearing. My 17-year-old son had fled to a teen shelter three days before and decided to stay there for a while, so it was me and an 11-year-old and a 3-year-old. We had nowhere to go, and I had no idea what to do... Read More »
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