Volunteer Spotlight- Rhonda Brunson

We are honored to highlight this month’s volunteer, Rhonda Brunson! As a volunteer and a professional photographer, Rhonda captures the strength and beauty domestic violence survivors, and is enthusiastic to share her vision with others. Since 2014, Rhonda has volunteered at the Fort Worth shelter in Client Services.  She works side by side with staff and hand in hand with clients.  There …

A Look Back at Domestic Violence Awareness Month

A Look Back at October and Domestic Violence Awareness Month It feels like Domestic Violence Awareness Month has gone by in a blur this year, and we wanted to fill you in on everything that we did to celebrate and raise awareness throughout the month! Thank you for your part in sharing our message with others, financially supporting our efforts, …

Thanksgiving

Thank You for Making Thanksgiving Special It’s hard to think of Thanksgiving and not automatically think of the family traditions that make the holiday so special. From Grandmother’s perfect turkey stuffing, to giggling as you watch the parade with cousins, Thanksgiving is a holiday that focuses on special memories of family, friends, and the comforts of home. For families that …

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude As we quickly approach Thanksgiving and soon, the end of the year, we reflect on the kindness that the community has shown to the families that come to SafeHaven for help, BIG and small. It is with a very humble attitude of gratitude that we thank the countless hero’s that make our mission possible.  Thank you for …

Looking Back at the Legacy of Women Luncheon

Looking Back at the Legacy of Women Luncheon October 12th at the Historic Hilton in Downtown Fort Worth was filled with a sea of purple as guests came to honor their peers, listen to Terry Bradshaw as he shared his wisdom (and lots of laughs!), and ultimately financially support SafeHaven programs. Congratulations to the 10 women selected as the 2016 …

Looking Forward to a Fa-Boo-Lous Halloween Carnival!

The time is here to pick out our favorite costumes and throw diets aside with buckets of candy as we prepare for Halloween at our two shelters. With the chaos of a new and unfamiliar environment, children at our shelter look forward to playing pretend by dressing up in costumes and playing carnival games. To the children we serve, a costume provides the power to be a super hero, a princess, and the opportunity …

Kathryn Jacob

A Note from Our CEO during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Hello SafeHaven Supporter! October is an important time at SafeHaven – it is domestic violence awareness month. For too many in Tarrant County, every month can be a time when domestic violence enters their world and turns it upside-down. Each October we try to get back to basics, to remember why we do this work every day, and how we’re working to end domestic …

Service King Gives Back

Service King provides 3 SafeHaven families with vehicles at the Great American Car Giveaway When escaping abuse with limited resources available and barriers along the way, it can feel debilitating. Partnerships with companies like Service King provides hope for our clients to move figurative mountains one vehicle at a time. On September 16, 2016, crowds filled in to Victory Plaza in downtown Dallas to be a part …

Thank You For Getting Us Ready for Back To School!

One of the best parts about starting a new school year is getting school supplies! From that perfect notepad covered with stickers to a fresh pack of crayons, there is something that is extremely satisfying and exciting about starting a new year.  For the children that are staying at our shelter, that feeling is so much bigger. In 2015, SafeHaven provided emergency …

2016 Legacy of Women Raffle Packages

Raffle tickets are available at $25 each, or 5 for $100 You do not need to be present to win. Winners will be selected at the Legacy of Women’s Luncheon October 12, 2016. Sewell Luxury Stay-Cation Get away without leaving town. This package includes: Dinner for 2 at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse 2 Tickets to Bass Performance Hall 2 …