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Bloggers Against Abuse Day

Posted on September 27, 2007

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Today I blog not about crafts or recycled projects which is the normal topic here at My Recycled Bags but rather to stop abuse. I want to feature a local organization called Family Crisis Network who shortly will be known as Pend Oreille Crime Victim Services. This organization proudly works in the area the Newport, Washington area to prevent and advocate in matters of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and homelessness. They provide services for victims of all crimes in Pend Oreille County. Their web site is presented as an educational resource by the Family Crisis Center. If you are seeking help for yourself or someone you care about, call their 24 Hour Crisis line at (509) 447-5483 or 1-800-548-3133. If you live outside Pend Oreille County, Washington and are in crisis, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

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Mission is to provide services to all persons who have been abused and to promote a safe environment from domestic violence, sexual assault, and for the homeless.

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Trained volunteers and staff are on call 24 hours a day, every day, to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Medical and Legal Advocacy is available if the victim of a sexual assault so desires.

FCN MEMBERSHIPS Includes:
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
Washington Low Income Housing Network
Washington State Coalition for the Homeless
Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates
Spokane County Domestic Violence Consortium
National Organization for Women
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence MOTTO—-(“Every Home A Safe Home”)

Today I blog against abuse in hope of helping others and providing useful information. To break the cycle of violence, we must break the cycle of silence.
So please join me and 1,000s of other bloggers around the world in BlogCatalog’s Blogging for a Great Cause Challenge; Blogging to stop the abuse — one blog at a time.

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5 Responses to “Bloggers Against Abuse Day”

  1. happily anonymous
    Sep 27, 2007

    Nice entry and it sounds like a great organization.


  2. Fortunes
    Sep 27, 2007

    This was a very good post, and providing info about the organisation in your area in Washington šŸ™‚


  3. Perry P Perkins
    Sep 27, 2007

    I posted.

    Subject: Child Abuse.

    Personal Blog: http://cubeville.wordpress.com/

    Professional Blog: http://blog.freecolorprinters.com/

    Thanks for the heads up!

    -Perry


  4. Deb
    Sep 27, 2007

    Excellent post! Sounds like a great organization you’ve featured.


  5. Thank you for the compliment on my Blog. Yours is a great post too. I don’t know why I didn’t think to write about an agency in my town. I know of a very good non-profit organization that would really be of benefit and that could really use donations.

    I also don’t know why it didn’t hit me until I read your post but the magnitude of this effort is just incredible. Have you read Rich’s Blog at CopyWrite.Ink I did not know that this was as big as it is. I’m so touched to be a part of it. Social networking is a great way to bring attention to and solve problems.

    We are the world.

    B



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