More than 400 area businesses and individuals have joined Harmony House, Greene County’s only shelter for victims of domestic violence, to participate in the third annual iCare campaign.
Harmony House will bring the issue of domestic violence to the public eye with their third annual iCare event on October 27.
All across the community people wore a symbolic “black eye” and a sticker that said, “Ask me why ICare.”
When Burlington Stores contacted the staff at Harmony House to tell them what’s coming, Ester Munch and her co-workers were thrilled. They were also unsure how they would get four pallets of boxes containing new merchandise into their vehicles.
Janice Gehrke was at a Renaissance Festival in Kansas City last fall when she learned that her ex-husband had been arrested again
The second annual Springfield News-Leader “Best of 2016 Photo Show” to benefit Harmony House Family Violence Prevention Center takes place during the March First Friday Art Walk, Friday March 3rd from 5:30 to 8:00pm upstairs at Springfield Brewing Company, 301-305 S. Market.
At 1:48 p.m. Thursday, the first bus pulled into the driveway at Harmony House’s new shelter. Executive Director Lisa Farmer watched via security cameras as the women and children got off the bus and made their way to the front door.
Domestic violence victims fleeing abusive partners will now have a new housing option in the Springfield area. Harmony House will open it’s new location this month, providing more room for survivors