Lawmakers in Columbia are are considering the elimination of essential funding for domestic violence service programs like Safe Harbor from the S.C. state budget.
In 2016, Safe Harbor received $57,000 from the S.C. state budget. These dollars helped Safe Harbor to offer life-saving services for survivors of domestic violence and their children and to provide innovative domestic/dating violence prevention programming in middle schools and high schools throughout the Upstate.
Are you willing to allow your South Carolina representatives and senators to eliminate this essential funding for Safe Harbor and our partner organizations throughout the state? If your answer is NO, please take these simple steps to stand with us.
- CALL or EMAIL your legislators in Columbia, urging them to include essential funding for domestic violence service programs in the South Carolina state budget on an annual basis. CLICK HERE to find your S.C. house representative and senator and contact them this week!
- SHARE this call to action with your friends and family through email and social media platforms. Let them know why organizations like Safe Harbor are important to you and urge them to contact their legislators as well.
- STAY INFORMED by following Safe Harbor through our website, blog, Facebook and Twitter feeds.
Safe Harbor aims to influence a culture in which all people feel safe and valued in their relationships. THANK YOU for raising your voice with us as we work to end domestic violence and and make every home a safe home.