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June 30th, 2016

Light Up the Lotus

You MADE life brighter for survivors by helping us raise $4,140 in 40 days! Featured prominently in the Safe Connections logo, the lotus flower symbolizes purity and rebirth across many different cultures and religions. Lotus flowers are typically found in murky waters, growing from the mud and ultimately rising above the surface of the water as a Read More…

May 2nd, 2016
Posted in Fundraising

Give Back on Give STL Day

What can we do in a day? It turns out, a lot. Last year, Give STL Day raised more than $2 million dollars for local nonprofits working hard to make an impact in the community. Safe Connections was able to raise nearly $7,000 in one day. Wow. This 24-hour day of giving is no joke. Read More…

April 25th, 2016
Posted in Events, Fundraising

Together! 2016 Event Recap

Together was an absolutely fantastic event, with nearly 400 guests coming out to support Safe Connections. As always, an enormous thanks goes out to our table hosts and co-hosts, steering committee, event volunteers and staff for bringing it all together (see what we did there?). View the event photos here. A very special thanks to Beth Read More…

February 15th, 2016
Posted in Fundraising

Win Tickets to Justin Bieber’s St. Louis Concert

This raffle is now closed.  What do we mean? You can indulge your Bieber fever for a good cause by purchasing raffle tickets for a chance to win two seats at his show in St. Louis. Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Scottrade Center Seats are Plaza Level, Section 105, Row V, Seats 10 and Read More…

February 2nd, 2016

Be a 2016 Together! Youth Ambassador

Our Youth Ambassadors play an integral role in raising awareness of our mission, and taking a stand again sexual and domestic violence. Keep reading to see how you can be a Together! Youth Ambassador. Before the Event Host an independent fundraiser for Safe Connections! As a Together Youth Ambassador, we want you to get your Read More…

December 10th, 2015

Provide Hope and Healing for the Holidays. Donate Today.

Your generosity is so important. Your gift provides callers to our 24-hour Crisis Helpline with an escape to safety. Your gift teaches teens to have safe, healthy relationships. Your gift helps survivors of abuse and rape rebuild their lives. Survivors like Terry, who finished services here in May. She says:   I was abused for Read More…

November 18th, 2015

Quilt National is Closed

“The Oscars” of Fine Art Quilts Says Goodbye to St. Louis Quilt National fans from throughout the Midwest experienced the quilts in an elegant new space this year, the beautifully restored Peabody Opera House in Downtown St. Louis. This year featured 39 exquisite quilts from around the world. One Missouri artist was featured, long-time Quilt National veteran Springfield’s Pam RuBert, known for Read More…


On Wednesday, November 4, more than 375 people attended our 10th Annual Voices Ending Violence Dinner. Our featured speaker was former client Cari Hill, who touched the crowd with her powerful story at our Together Brunch in April. Cari was introduced by another former client, Lindsay Fischer, whose own survivor story had evolved since she was featured anonymously Read More…

October 30th, 2015

Do You Have Plans in November? Because Safe Connections Does.

Safe Connections has a slew of awesome events planned for the month of November. Before you start thinking about turkeys, cranberry sauce and stuffing, mark your calendars for any (or all) of our upcoming events. Voices Ending Violence – November 4 Voices Ending Violence is our largest annual fundraiser, and this year’s event happens to be Read More…

July 28th, 2015

Race4 Domestic Violence Prevention 5K 2015 Recap

5K Fun to Prevent Domestic and Sexual Abuse We had a great turn out of over 130 runners and walkers, who didn’t let the rising temperatures stop them this past Saturday, July 25th 2015 as they raced through beautiful Carondelet Park. View race day photos here. View finish line photos here. A big thank you Read More…