The Fight Continues With Your Help

$1,325 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 10 months
Imagine waking up to a call stating your work, a haven for sexual violence survivors, a place where they felt comfortable to share their stories, was destroyed.  An office where people felt safe enough to speak about horrific events that happened in their lives...gone.  On Friday, March 23rd, at about 1 A.M., the Sexual Assault Support Center (SASC) staff woke up to this nightmare.  The damage from the fire and smoke was something we will never forget.  And I have to say, it was an incredibly hollowing experience for us at the center.

We were all rendered speechless seeing the broken glass, fractured doors, blackened walls, and desks covered in soot.  The windows that brought in such a beautiful, natural light to us now held a grey haze of eerie stillness.  Seeing pictures drawn from our child clients covered in ash is something we never thought we'd experience.  Through all of this, though, we are not deterred.  
As of now, we are accepting donations as all of our property (furniture, brochures, toys for children, food/water for clients, etc.) was damaged in the fire.  We are also unable to provide services to clients in the form of having no permanent meeting space for support group or to individually meet with clients in a comfortable environment. 

The fight against sexual violence is not one that can be fought alone.  This is why we need our community's help!  Your donations will make our center thrive again and continue to help survivors.  This fire will not destroy us and will not keep us from assisting survivors of sexual violence. 
Your donations and support can change lives!  Thank you!

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Thank you, thank you, thank you to all who continue to support us and share our story! We appreciate your kindness more than words can say!
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Happy Monday morning! Throughout the aftermath, there have been up and down moments, but thanks to those who have supported us and sent us words of encouragement, we keep our heads high and continue to provide services to survivors. They are what this is truly about. Making sure we have a space where they feel comfortable.

Once again, thank you for donating and sharing our story! We will continue to rise from the ashes!
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Wow! We are astonished by the generosity of those who continue to donate, raise awareness, and share our story! Thank you for your continued presence with support!
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What a wonderful weekend for our campaign! Thank you so much to those who have donated and those who continue to support us and share our story!

Your kindness and generosity is truly amazing!
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$1,325 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 10 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Sexual Assault Support Center Inc
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Columbus, GA
EIN: 581612814
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