BANGOR – October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and in support the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter will be selling cupcakes at 263 Main Street from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 to raise awareness and funds for Spruce Run. Spruce Run is the domestic abuse project serving Penobscot County, Maine. Their services include a 24-hour hotline; emergency shelter; support and education groups; transitional housing and services; children‚Äôs services; youth-based prevention programs; advocacy, consultation, and collaboration within the child protective, legal, and other systems; and training and education designed to foster a coordinated community response to domestic violence. In 2009, Spruce Run provided over 6,000 hours of advocacy for over 1300 people; provided a total of 3,395 bed nights for 107 adults and children in our shelter; and provided prevention education and training for over 8000 youth and adults. Spruce Run‚Äôs 24-hour hotline (1-800-863-9909) is available to anyone affected by domestic abuse to talk about their situation and explore their options. Working together we can change attitudes, save lives and end abuse.‚ÄĚ For more information call the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter at 947-0092.
Contact Name: Laura Cushing Bangor Area Homeless Shelter
Telephone Number: (207)947-0092