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The Dream Catcher

Aug 03 2018

The Dream Catcher – Ojibwa Legend has it that “Dream catchers were hung above the beds of sleeping children to protect them from bad dreams and evil spirits. The spider web design of the dream catcher would allow good dreams to pass through and float down the hanging beads and feathers to sleeping children. The … Read More »

Many children who are exposed to the trauma of family violence struggle at school. They tend to have trouble making friends, forming relationships and are more likely to put themselves at risk, either from other abusers or through drugs and alcohol.  While the violence at home might stop, the effects of it can change children’s … Read More »

There are so many ways that you can help bringing healing and hope to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. One easy way to make a big impact with just a little time and enthusiasm is to host a donation drive for our PennyWise Resale Stores. Collecting gently used clothing, accessories … Read More »

“Helping our Little Birds Fly” – a day in the life of a Child Mentor Last year, we added three Child Mentors to our Emergency Shelter team. Initial feedback is that this new service is having an extremely positive impact on children’s well-being, performance at school, and stress reduction within families. The Child Mentors provide … Read More »