SAFE Harbor plans Art Auction and Celebration 2016
SAFE Harbor's annual Art Auction and Celebration is on Oct. 22, at the Ronan Community Center. The event is a time for community partners from across the region to share their creations, talents and services to help raise awareness and financial support. At the gala, both a live and silent auction take place with original artwork, jewelry, quilts, pottery, carving, sculptures and photography. Special baskets are also auctioned that include lodging, movie passes, theater tickets, concert tickets, travel, dishware, dinner coupons, service vouchers and a variety of other house wares.
For over 20 years, SAFE Harbor has served Northwest Montana, providing shelter, safety, nurturing, and healing to the survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and others in need. It operates the only domestic violence shelter between Missoula and Kalispell, serving all of Lake County and the Flathead Reservation. The organization offers advocacy, counseling, financial support, group therapy, legal assistance, education, outreach, transportation, crisis intervention, a 24- hour a day hotline, household assistance, training, transitional housing and resource referrals. In the last year, the group provided assistance to over 600 primary clients, with more than 1500 shelter nights, 7000 crisis line calls, over 150 with legal services and transportation more than 600 times.
At this time, SAFE Harbor is looking for donations of art, goods and services. Sponsorships are also available for the evening and for tables. For further information, call 676-9242.