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December 1st, 2017

#MeToo…Reclaiming My Life After Rape

Happy Holidays. My name is Kris*, and I am a former client of Safe Connections. I want to thank you. Although you probably do not know me, you saved my life. For that, you have my sincerest gratitude. Several years ago, I was drugged at a bar, taken off somewhere, and raped. At first, I Read More…

October 8th, 2017
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Two Opportunities to Snag Movie Tickets and Support our Cause

I Am Evidence Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Plaza Frontenac Cinema Safe Connections is co-sponsoring the screening of “I Am Evidence” regarding our nation’s rape kit backlog. The film follows four rape victims as they seek justice. The film is already winning awards and is produced by SVU’s Mariska Hargitay, founder of the Joyful Read More…

October 3rd, 2017
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Thirty Years of Domestic Violence Awareness

It’s October – a time for beautiful weather, sweaters, and pumpkin spice lattes. However, this October marks the thirty year anniversary of the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month. So put on your purple awareness ribbons, grab your latte, and get ready to celebrate the accomplishments of advocates just like you. So what have we accomplished Read More…

February 1st, 2017
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February isn’t Just About Valentine’s Day

It’s February again which means that we get to find out if there is going to be six more weeks of winter, who wins the Super bowl and if we’re going to have a date on Valentine’s Day. What most people don’t know about February is that it is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Many people Read More…

August 8th, 2016
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Q&A with Robin McNabb of The Green Goose

The Green Goose Resale and Consignment shop has been a long-time business partner to Safe Connections, thanks to owner Robin McNabb’s sense of dedication to the surrounding community and our organization. As Robin prepares to open a second Green Goose location in Webster Groves, we were able to chat with her about her involvement with Safe Read More…

August 5th, 2015
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Quilt National

Quilt National 2015 – The Best of International Fiber Art Brought to St. Louis What: The 15th Biennial St. Louis Presentation of Quilt National When: Exhibition Run November 19-28, 2015 with a Private Preview Reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, November 18 Where: The Peabody Opera House, 1400 Market Street, St. Louis, MO (63103) Show Hours: Thursday-Friday, Read More…

December 5th, 2014
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Small Voice

Everyone here on staff was touched by this man’s note, so we wanted to share it. We found the note in one of the donation envelopes we collected at our Voices Ending Violence event. Please donate in his honor if you can. We want to honor him by answering his small voice with a loud Read More…

December 2nd, 2014
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Sarafina’s Letter to You…Hope for the Holidays

Please read Sarafina’s story and if you can, make a gift to help someone else have a peaceful and safe holiday season. Donate now. Sarafina (not her real name) still lives in St. Louis and writes a blog for abuse/rape survivors and those that care about them. Visit. For more details on Sarafina’s story and how Read More…

November 24th, 2014

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Ending Gender-based Violence

Meet Marie and Meaghan Carroll Marie Carroll and her daughter Meaghan Carroll care deeply about empowering women and ending domestic abuse and sexual assault.  They have been supporting Safe Connections together for more than a decade. A retired Anheuser-Busch vice president, Marie has supported Safe Connections with two stints on the Board of Directors and 25 years Read More…

April 14th, 2014
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Together! Engaging Women/Empowering Girls Post-Event Wrap Up

Together! was a huge success raising funds and awareness to end domestic and sexual violence. With nearly 500 guests in attendance on Saturday, April 12,  at The Ritz-Carlton, this seventh annual event was a day to remember with inspirational remarks from featured speakers Bella & Lily, Betty Sims and Kim Hudson. Guests also enjoyed a Read More…