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She is...

July 22, 2011

She is a survivor.

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Telling Stories

July 18, 2011

What does it look like to tell the stories Safe Harbor?

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Safe Harbor's Goals for Oconee County

July 15, 2011

Historically, domestic violence has been a shameful, taboo topic. Silence only makes it more powerful.

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The Land of the Free

July 4, 2011

In the United States, one out of every four women report that they have been abused by a spouse or dating partner.

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Reflections from R.A.P.

June 8, 2011

“I have the right to say no.”

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Breaking the Cycle

May 17, 2011

Join us at our one-day training entitled “Breaking the Cycle: Recognizing and Responding to the Signs of Teen Dating Violence"

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Mother's Day 2011

May 5, 2011

Consider making a donation in honor of Mother's Day

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The Glamorization of Violence

April 26, 2011

There are many words that I would use to describe the stories of abuse that we hear – these stories are ugly, tragic, frightening, and heart-breaking. But, they are never glamorous or exciting or fun.

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I am a survivor of domestic abuse.

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

I am a survivor of domestic abuse.

“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 am taking control of my life again.”

- Beth



When you give to Safe Harbor, 82 cents of every dollar goes directly to our intervention services and prevention initiatives to break the cycle of domestic abuse in the Upstate of South Carolina. 

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We are available to provide domestic abuse education and information about Safe Harbor’s services through speaking engagements, trainings, workshops and awareness campaigns.





Safe Harbor Resale Shop operates solely on donations from our generous community. Donations are tax deductible and make a difference in the lives of our clients.  



Your donated furniture can support our clients as they transition out of our programs and start a new life, and can also raise money for Safe Harbor by going to our Resale Shop to be re-sold.



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