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COVID-19 and Domestic Violence Bulletin

For people dealing with domestic violence, home is not a safe place. Mandates to quarantine may keep you safe from a pandemic, but can be deadly when you live with an abusive partner. Domestic violence spikes during times of stress and economic hardship. Violence can...

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Thank You M&M Area Community Foundation!

Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services is pleased to announce receiving a $5,000 grant from the Community-Wide Endowment held at the M&M Area Community Foundation. The award will be put towards our Survivor Emergency Fund to help survivors of domestic violence have...

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Thank you, Outback Open Mic Night!

Thank you, Outback Open Mic Night, for your kindness in supporting our mission.  We appreciate you! Pictured from left to right: Melissa Haidle - Outback Bar Owner Alexis Powell - Rainbow House Child/Teen Advocate Paul Matty - Open Mic Night Event DJ/ Amount raised at...

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Thank you, Bond Foundation!

Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services is pleased to announce an award from the Bond Foundation.  The LEON H. AND CLYMENE M. BOND FOUNDATION, INC. is a family endowed Foundation committed to the growth and improvement of Oconto County and its surrounding areas. The...

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Thank You, Stephenson National Bank!

Stephenson National Bank, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has generously awarded the Rainbow House a $2,000 grant to support our emergency response work.  This grant was made possible through a grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, combined with an...

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Coronavirus Precaution and Donations

For sanitation purposes, will not be accepting donations of any open or homemade food items or used items until further notice. Donations of new, needed items (cleaning products, unexpired non-perishable food, etc.) will still be accepted; however, it is always a good...

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Support Groups Temporarily Moving to ONLINE only

Rainbow House is following suggested Center for Disease Control Guidelines to reduce the risk of spreading viruses.  As such, we're moving temporarily to an online support group platform.  Those interested in calling in or joining online will be provided a secure...

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Donation Guidelines: What we can and cannot accept

Items We CAN Accept Rainbow House happily accepts the following items: New cosmetics and toiletries Canned or boxed food with current used by dates Books, records, and DVDs Games, toys (except stuffed animals) and sports equipment Housewares: dishes, glassware,...

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We’re Hiring!

Employment Opportunities Positions Available: Staff Support/Weekend Position and Fill in Positions CURRENT SHIFTS AVAILABLE INCLUDE: Every Other Saturday (except once a month) 11pm to 7am Every Other Sunday 11pm-7am Every Monday 11pm-7am Job Description: This position...

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Walmart Registry

Would you like to support Rainbow House through online shopping?  We're now registered at Walmart! Click here for Walmart Registry!

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Thank you to Wisconsin Public Service Foundation

Thank you to Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, for providing $1,000 to support our Safe Place to Sleep grant.  As survivors and their children transition from shelter to new homes, they now have a safe place to sleep, thanks to this grant which provides new beds....

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Holiday Meal Help Needed

To make the season bright, please consider sharing.  The families with which we are working are in need of the following: 11 turkey/ham gravy mixes 6 boxed/fresh potatoes 3 cranberries 14 pumpkin/fruit pies 12 french fried onions 14 small tubs of butter 15 packages of...

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Amazon Wish List

Are you interested in a quick way to support survivors of domestic violence?  Rainbow House now has a wish list: Click here for Amazon Wish List!

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Domestic Violence and the LGBTQ Community

https://ncadv.org/blog/posts/domestic-violence-and-the-lgbtq-community Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Domestic Violence and the LGBTQ Community Because the majority of the domestic violence awareness movement has focused on heterosexual relationships, members of the LGBTQ...

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Signs Video – Serena Williams

Signs Video We’re excited to share that we teamed up, once again, with Serena Williams on a new PSA called “Signs”. The video aims to educate the public on the signs of financial abuse and encourage conversations with victims.

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Speak Up! 50% of DV Incidents go unreported

Speak Up! 50% of DV Incidents go unreported

Domestic Violence is a crime. It is not a personal matter. It is not a private family issue. We need to not look the other way. If you suspect someone you know is being abused, call the Rainbow House for resources. We can suggest ways you can reach out. If we can...

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July 2019 Newsletter

July 2019 Newsletter

OUR AGENCY MISSION STATEMENT We believe: No one deserves to be abused be it emotionally, physically, or sexually. Our prime service is the safety and empowerment of all victims and their children. We Will: Provide prevention, education, and information to our...

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How Police Are Trained to Respond to Domestic Violence

The protocols for responding to domestic violence can help survivors know what to expect Domestic violence has been found to constitute the single largest category of police calls in some cities. When police officers respond, they know the situation can be volatile...

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