Shelter Matching Campaign
Here in Marquette and Alger Counties, we urge you to donate to our Shelter Matching Campaign this year in honor of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors. Longtime Women’s Center supporters, Rod and Holly Aldrich, have committed to matching any funds pledged in 2018 to eliminating the mortgage of our local shelter, Harbor House.
Currently, the mortgage stands at $507,000. Our goal is to raise half of that amount, $253,500 to take advantage of the match and pay off the shelter.
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The Myth of Holiday Domestic Violence
A quick search of the holidays and domestic violence gets you in on the world’s biggest secret – that instead of being a time of reconciliation and peace, it’s a time when domestic violence calls spike and abusers intensify their violence.
The trouble with this secret? It’s not true. And worse yet? It’s a danger to victims of domestic abuse. Here’s why.
Control Doesn’t Take a Vacation
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Ore Dock and the Women’s Center held an informational session for bars and restaurants across Marquette with information on how to remove someone Continue reading “Raise the bar”
Northern Michigan University’s Public Relations Student Society of America held its first ever coffee crawl Saturday to raise money for the Women’s Center in Marquette during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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A big thanks to all of Marquette County for your donations to this years!
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Thank you to Zero Degrees Artist Gallery and all the artist for choosing the Women’s Center as a recipient this year, for their “Art Gives Back” community program.
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Thank you to Shunk Furniture in Marquette!
Judy needed to replace her beautiful sofa and love seat. She wanted to donate the furniture to the Women’s Center resale shop, Pak Ratz.
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Marquette County Quilter Association continues to add warmth and comfort to Harbor House. Continue reading “Adding warmth and comfort to Harbor House”
100 Good Men 2017
The Women’s Center, Inc. of Marquette believes that men play a crucial role to play in the movement to end violence against women, men and children.
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Doulas of Marquette
Thank you to the Doulas of Marquette for the large donation of diapers and gift of money from their “No Child Wet Behind” event.
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