Thank you so much for your support!!!!

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HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS

 FROM THE STAFF OF GATEWAY BATTERED WOMEN’S SERVICES!


DEAR FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS: 

Gateway depends on a generous response from you and other community members to assist us in making the holidays joyous for the hundreds of women and children that we serve each year who are victims of domestic violence.

As we plan for our 2014 Holidays, we hope you will participate in our giving efforts because everyone deserves a wonderful holiday.  We need grocery gift certificates such as King Soopers and Safeway for Holiday food baskets, RTD 10-Ride ticket books, and gift certificates to department stores such as Target, Wal-Mart, or Best Buy to enable the purchase of personalized items for our clients who would otherwise go without holiday gifts and necessities.


Please call 303-343-1856 for the drop-off location and to schedule your drop-off time.

 

Gift Certificates and Checks can be sent to:

Gateway Battered Women's Services

PO Box 914

Aurora, CO 80040

To donate online, visit http://gatewayshelter.org/donate/donate.php or

VISA and MC are also accepted by calling 303-343-1856


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Gateway is proud to launch their "Ticket to Ride" campaign.  You can purchase 10-ride ticket books at the RTD station and at your local King Soopers.  The cost of the ticket books are as follows:

Local Regular: $20.00 per book with a $22.50 face value

Discount Regular: $10.00 per book with a $11.00 face value






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Gateway Battered Women's Services Seeks Volunteers


Gateway Battered Women's Services is seeking volunteers for its next training session in Fall 2014, Feb 2015 and Fall 2015.

The 26-hour training course provides a comprehensive overview of battering dynamics and causal factors related to domestic violence. Volunteers are prepared to assist Gateway staff members in such areas as crisis line management, children's services, legal advocacy, community education, and other shelter services.

Gateway provides services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence who reside in the city of Aurora and Arapahoe County.

Bi-lingual skills welcome. For an application and additional information please call Jeneen Klippel on (303) 343-1856 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Dear Friend in the Fight Against Violence:

Gateway is pleased to announce its 4th  Annual “100 Hearts of Hope”campaign. The campaign is simple – the goal is to identify 100 donors who will generously give $1000 to Gateway. 

These donations can be from an individual, business, civic organization,church, club, or any group of caring people that want to pool resources and join us in this much-needed and important endeavor. Gateway has heard many times that our donors want to maximize their contributions to be the most effective in helping women and children who suffer from domestic violence in our community. In that regard, 100% of the dollars raised will go towards operations as no event expenses will be incurred. And, donors will receive a tax deduction for 100% of their contribution.

The campaign begins TODAY and we hope to reach our goal of $100,000 by October – which is also “National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.”  Let’s start now, there is no time to spare. Everyone deserves to be safe in their home.

Please call 303-343-1856 for more information on becoming a Heart of Hope.


HOPE = CHANGE

Make a difference and give hope today.

Your generous gift as one of our “100 Hearts of Hope” could save a life.

  • $1000 provides safe housing and comprehensive counseling for a client for 12 days.
  • $1000 provides 3 meals a day for 15 days for 40 residents.
  • $1000 provides 20 group counseling sessions for children affected by domestic violence.
  • $1000 supports 300 calls on the Crisis Line.


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"If you find it in your heart to care for someone else you will have succeeded”
- Maya Angelou
 
Sincerely,
 
The Staff and Board of Directors of Gateway Battered Women’s Services


In 2013…
  • 651 women and children were provided 10,091 nights of housing and associated services including counseling.
  • 520 women and children received individual and group counseling through our Nonresidential Program.
  • 9,801 services were delivered through the 24-hour Crisis Line Program.
  • 2,087 victims were provided advocacy through our Court Advocacy Program.
  • 104 educational presentations were given to various corporations, businesses, churches, civic groups and schools.
  • 110 nights of canine shelter were provided.

 

Are you a Colorado Government Employee?

If so,you can easily designate your charitable contribution to Gateway Battered Women's Services through the Colorado Combined Campaign. Right now, State employees are participating in workplace giving campaigns and making pledges via payroll deduction, cash, check or credit card. No matter the amount, your contribution makes a huge difference!

Colorado Combined Campaign: http://www.colorado.gov/ccc/

Pledge online: http://donor.unitedeway.org/?campaign=ccc11





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