E-Newsletter: January 2021
Your Support in 2020
"This past year brought new and unexpected challenges for all of us, including the people who reached out to Laurel House for support and safety due to domestic violence at home. Your generous contributions made it possible for us to continue to meet the needs of our clients and our community, and we are ever grateful. We wish you a very happy and healthy New Year."

— Colleen F. Coonelly and Karianne Tomosky
Laurel House Board Co-Presidents

See the video below for a look back on Laurel House's year in review.
Groundbreaking for our new Safe Haven Center
Join us on February 4 at 10 am for the official Virtual Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Laurel House Safe Haven Center.

We are excited to be relocating our shelter into a new building that will become known as our Safe Haven Center. This new, secure, and easily accessible facility will also house some of our supportive services for domestic violence victims and their children.

Click here for information about the ceremony. For questions, contact Ashley.
Laurel House Needs Your Vote!

The 2021 Happening List® – Montco’s biggest people’s choice competition is back!

Laurel House has been nominated as one of the top charities in Montgomery County, PA! We need your vote.

Every vote counts! Click Here to vote.
Stalking and Human Trafficking Awareness Month
January is national stalking month.

Stalking is a crime in all 50 states, D.C., U.S. territories, the military justice system, and on tribal lands. Stalkers use a variety of tactics, including (but not limited to): unwanted contact including phone calls, texts, and contact via social media, unwanted gifts, showing up/approaching an individual or their family/friends, monitoring, surveillance, property damage, and threats.

For victim resources, training modules, and more, click here.
Wanted: Clunkers, project cars, classics cars, motorcycles, boats, RV’s, and more!

Vehicle donations are a fast and easy way to support Laurel House! Your donated vehicle will provide critical funding to support individuals impacted by domestic abuse. Additionally, your vehicle donation might earn a tax deduction.

Please click here for more information.
Breaking the Silence: Join the Conversation
Join us on February 10 at noon for Breaking the Silence: Shifting the Culture through Education, Empowerment, and Safety. This virtual panel will discuss teen and young adult dating violence prevention. It will feature keynote speaker Bill Mitchell, author of When Dating Hurts: What We Learned about Domestic Violence after our Daughter's Tragic Death.

In June 2005, Kristin Mitchell was killed 20 days after graduating from Saint Joseph's University by her ex-boyfriend. Since that time, her father, Bill Mitchell, has been an active advocate and friend to Laurel House.

To register for the event, click here. For more information about the event, contact Ashley.

Click Here to order your copy of When Dating Hurts.
Laurel House provides services to anyone impacted by domestic violence and abuse, regardless of gender. If you, or someone you know, is being impacted by domestic abuse, call Laurel House's confidential, 24-hour hotline at 1-800-642-3150.
For our toll free, 24-hour hotline, call 1-800-642-3150