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ATV to make Loveland a SafeHouse a Reality
Alternatives to Violence has raised 80% of funds necessary for SafeHouse; Asks community to help complete final amount
Loveland, Co—Today Alternatives to Violence (ATV) announced the organization has raised 80% of the $1.3 million necessary to open a SafeHouse in Loveland. ATV has been providing services for victims of domestic violence in Loveland for over 30 years, and the SafeHouse is one more element in the continuum of care for victims to help them change their lives and find a path to healing and safety.
“ATV is glad to make this resource a reality for Loveland and the victims of domestic violence here in our community. There have been many community members who have supported as they seen the unfortunate need for this resource in our community, and we are honored to have their support to provided a physical symbol of community solidarity for the safety of victims of domestic violence,” said Glenda Shayne, Executive Director of Alternatives to Violence.
ATV is honored have the great community support already to create this milestone for the organization. Many thanks goes out to philanthropic leaders, businesses, foundations and organizations that have already invested in the SafeHouse including: Kroh Foundation, Erion Foundation, The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, City of Loveland, Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Hans and Kathy Jorgensen, Norm and Anne Jorgensen, Earl and Lis Sethre, Cody and Jennifer Balzer, The Loveland Elks Club, Loveland Ready Mix, Residents Inn, Cumberland and Western, The ATV Board of Directors and many other donors.
“ATV is hoping the community will come together to help ATV raise the last portion of the campaign, as building a strong coalition for the SafeHouse and victims of domestic violence will send a message that our community supports the safety of all our residents,” added Shayne
Details on an open house at the new facility can be obtained by calling 970-669-5150
To make donations to support the SafeHouse go to www.alternativestoviolence.org or mail them to ATV, 313 E. 4th St Loveland Colorado, 80537 Attn: SafeHouse Fund.