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The Peace of Giving

December 9, 2011

For all of this…and for so much more…I am grateful.

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Safe Harbor’s 2nd Annual Links of Hope Golf Tournament

November 8, 2011

A look at Safe Harbor’s “Links of Hope” Golf Tournament.

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In Silence...

October 31, 2011

Even though statistics show that 1 out of every 4 women are affected by violence in a relationship in the United States, it is also one of the most silent issues in our society. Why?

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Students Clemson Promote Domestic Violence Awareness During Homecoming

September 30, 2011

During Clemson University’s Homecoming celebration, students will be raising awareness for domestic violence.

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Ivory's Story

September 13, 2011

Ivory arrived at Safe Harbor as an overwhelmed and fragile mother. 

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Many Thanks to Foothills Community Church

August 30, 2011

A group of 20 volunteers from the church were able to complete an incredible amount of improvement projects at our Safe Harbor shelter in Anderson!

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October - 31 Days of Awareness

August 24, 2011

Here are the reported domestic violence statistics from SLED for our 4-County service area.

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She is...

July 22, 2011

She is a survivor.

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I am a survivor of domestic violence.


“I didn’t know that I was being abused...

I am a survivor of domestic violence.


“I didn’t know that I was being abused because my definition of abuse looked different. My husband pushed me, but most of my suffering was verbal and psychological. I left my husband to protect our young daughter. Almost immediately I felt the weight of his oppression begin to lift. I could see a difference in my daughter as well. Then he broke into my home and assaulted me in-front of her.

I sought help and was led to Safe Harbor. My daughter and I are in counseling now. I am sorting out the mess that abuse has caused. I am finding my voice and seeking opportunities to grow and better my life as well as my daughter's. She will gauge her self- worth from my own self- worth. I must show her that she deserves the best, by expecting the best for myself. Many years I suffered in silence. By telling my story and being honest with friends and family I’m taking control of my life again.”

- Beth

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