Action News 41: #DVAMturns30
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Vicki Kraft, President/CEO and Sandy Batesel, owner Cryo Clinic, work to raise awareness and promote the upcoming gala, House Party 2017: Dreaming of a Bright Future with celebrity guest speaker, Robin Givens. View video online.
News Channel 9: More residents will be served at Newhouse
Employees from Treanor HL shared Valentine`s Love at Newhouse by cleaning, painting and sorting donations. President & CEO, Vicki Kraft, announced that Newhouse is now able to take in an additional 28 domestic violence victims due to facility improvements. Watch online.
August 2017 Summer Celebrations
Newhouse staff, local businesses and organizations work together to provide opportunities for residents to experience celebrations and events. At the same time, providing safety, comfort and hope! Ladies Inspiring Ladies hosted a back-to-school carnival event for the children and women at Newhouse. Their mission is to inspire all to find their life’s purpose. read more…
June 2017 Wonder Women
Dawn Cramer, co-owner Cramer Capital Management (pictured left), has experienced firsthand domestic violence in her family when her teenage niece was murdered by her boyfriend. She wishes to turn this tragedy into a means to educate others. “I am saddened by my family’s loss and I have encouraged them to turn this around as a way to raise awareness and help other families who have experienced this type of tragedy.”
Marilyn Coughlin, President, Mid-America Contractors (picture lower left), after touring Newhouse, was so impressed by how Newhouse provided for all the survivor’s needs the minute they walk in the door. “These women need our help and I want to bring people together to understand how they can help the shelter and feel good about that!” read more…
May 2017 Who We Serve
The women and children who seek safe shelter at Newhouse come from all over the Kansas City Metropolitan area, throughout the United States, and around the world. Here’s a snapshot of who we serve:
79% are from urban neighborhoods
60% have previously sought shelter, having left their abuser an average of four times
66% of the women have a high school/GED education or less, read more…