The Chippewa Valley’s 23rd Annual “Day of Caring” lent a hand – or hands – at almost 50 project sites across Chippewa and Eau Claire counties on Friday, with more than 920 volunteers involved. Over 40 nonprofit organizations as well as individuals were assisted with painting, landscaping, maintenance and repair projects. The effort was organized […]
By Emma Koehn, CVPost Domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking. . . the Bolton Refuge House (BRH) has been providing free services to people victimized by these since 1976. Its services are open to anyone in the community, including University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students. BRH offers services to students who need them, and […]
The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is the Bolton Refuge House, which serves victims of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assaults.
By James Peters For the CVPost More than three million children witness domestic violence in their homes every year, according to Safe Horizon, the largest victims’ services agency in the United States. These children also suffer abuse or neglect at high rates – 30 to 60 percent, according to the agency. In the Chippewa […]