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Deschutes County Receives $450K Grant to Provide Enhanced Response to High-Risk Domestic Violence Cases

Local agencies will now be able to provide an enhanced response to domestic violence victims and swift prosecution of domestic violence offenders. A recent $450,000 grant award will help the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, local law enforcement agencies — Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Bend, Redmond, Black Butte, and Sunriver Police Departments — and Bend-based non-profit organization, Saving Grace, to work collaboratively to reduce the domestic violence toll on our community. In 2017, there were 29 deaths in 19 separate incidents in 11 Oregon counties related to domestic violence.

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Camp Mary's Place

A Party with Strings Attached was organized by two community partners wanting to create something new and exciting for Mary's Place clients. This 3-day camp will allow mothers and their children to enjoy time swimming, hiking, crafting and ​spending time together in the outdoors.

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Survivors Use Art to Show What It’s Like to be “In Their Shoes”

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Saving Grace presents "In Their Shoes," an art exhibit highlighting the experiences of domestic violence survivors and their loved ones. For this exhibit, survivors and their supporters decorated footwear to show what it is like to walk in their shoes. Also included in the project are shoes created by students at Westside Village Magnet School as part of a project on empathy.

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Saving Grace receives $20,000 grant!

This October, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ awarded Saving Grace a $20,000 grant to further its efforts to combat domestic violence and provide crisis services throughout Central Oregon. The grant was one of 150 awarded to domestic violence shelters across the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam for a total of $3 million. This year’s highly sought-after grant slate brings the total investment in The Foundation’s annual shelter grant program to nearly $42 million.

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Pardon Our Dust!

Our administration office is getting a new look! Thanks to a grant from Meyer Memorial Trust and some private funding for the project we are adding an additional office space, conference room and some extra windows to brighten up the work space at our administration office. We are excited to be able to make these renovations, but it does come with some inconveniences.

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January is Stalking Awareness Month

Saving Grace is honoring National Stalking Awareness Month this January. Stalking is a dangerous crime that affected 6.6 million adults in the United States in one year. The better we understand the facts about stalking, the more we can do to stop it. With your help we can raise awareness of what stalking is and how we can help victims of stalking.

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