Military Family Violence

 
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  • Military Family Violence has received 1 donation
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  • Military Family Violence has received 2 donations
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  • Military Family Violence has received 1 donation
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  • Military Family Violence has received 3 donations
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    You Helped Jason!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Jason and his mom and dad were living in Germany. Jason's father is in the military. Several times a week Jason's father would come home and scream at his mom. He told her she was ugly, that nobody would want her and she was lucky to have him even be willing to be married to her. He criticized everything she did. His father...
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  • Military Family Violence has received 4 donations
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  • Military Family Violence has received 4 donations
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  • Military Family Violence has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 2 donations
    • 4 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Chelsea Is Safe Because Of You!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    When Chelsea joined the military she was excited to serve her country with her husband and be stationed overseas. At first her husband began to criticize the way she wore her hair or dressed when the would go out. Then he started accusing her of having affairs with other men on the base. He would question her relentlessly...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 2 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Angie Is Safe Because Of You!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    When Angie called us in February, she was afraid to speak to an advocate at the base. She wanted to speak to someone but, because of how bad the abuse from her husband was, she knew her report would not be kept restricted. Our case manager Ava understands how traumatic the abuse has been for Angie. After a couple of months,...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 2 donations
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  • Military Family Violence has received 3 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 2 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Ten Military Victims Helped Because Of You!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    In 2013, ten military victims were helped with life saving services including safety planning, intensive case management, danger to safety relocation, legal support, emergency assistance and counseling. Without donations like yours these services to American military victims overseas would not be possible. Here is a quote...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 2 donations
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  • Military Family Violence has received 3 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Without You Our Work Would Not Be Possible
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    There are so many obstacles for victims in the Military getting out of a violent home. Your donations make a world of difference to a military victim in crisis, afraid to tell anyone in the military about the abuse. We are their lifeline and you make it possible. Here is a quote from a military victim your donation helped:...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 15 donations
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Memoir gives deep insight into why Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center was founded
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
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    • 1 year ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Increase in Military cases this summer
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    This summer our military collaborative model shined in victim services! We helped victims on three international military bases in partnership with military family advocates. Our partnership with the Department of Defense is a fabulous best practices model where the victim receives the best services from both the military...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Joanne thanks you!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Joanne was afraid to report the abuse of her husband to a military advocate. She knew she was in a potentially lethal situation and if she went to the advocate on the base to give a restricted report, one that is confidential, the advocate would have to override that and make it an unrestricted report. Then her husband and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    You helped 5 military families in 2012!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Military family violence can be very complicated. Victims are afraid to report the abuse to the domestic violence advocates on military bases because they are afraid of having their confidentiality compromised. Because of your generosity, we are able to offer them free, confidential help and help them navigate their...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    2012 Gratitude, 2013 Vision
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    We are grateful to our expanding team of staff, volunteers and board members who use their talents every day, often under very stressful conditions,  to impact the lives of  thousands of American women,  children and men abused in foreign countries. Our team of three case managers and six advocates...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 8 donations
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Home for the Holidays
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder and Executive Director
    Briana, a civilian wife of an active duty soldier, sought our help after speaking to a Family Advocate at the Military base in Germany. Over several weeks of phone calls and emails we were able to do safety planning and advocacy so Briana could get safely back home in the USA. Because of support such as yours, Briana will...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Two Military Families Safe At Home In The USA
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Because of your donations, we were able to provide extensive safety planning, advocacy and case management in two very complicated cases of domestic violence connected with the military in September, ultimately getting them home safely in the USA. As you can imagine, a victim reporting domestic violence in the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    6 Month Progress Report
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC, During the first 6 months of 2012, the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center has helped 254 survivors of domestic violence. We have received 1,101 crisis communications from 44 countries worldwide and provided the following services: 7 Danger to Safety Relocations 14...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Happy Mother's Day!
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, let’s take a moment to honor all the mothers in world. They give life, love, and support. One of the biggest crimes against humanity is abusing these incredible women. This Mother’s Day, please make a donation to mothers that are victims of domestic...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    AODVC Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC, The first quarter of this year has been extremely busy. The phones are ringing off the hook and our case managers and international advocates are working tirelessly providing safety planning, advocacy, case management and connecting survivors with legal resources and counseling. Since...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    Happy New Year!
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC,  Happy New Year! While we are excited about the incoming new year, we wanted to take a moment and look back at how you have helped American survivors of domestic violence overseas in 2011.  Because of your support, AODVC was able to serve 477 families, including 173 new...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence posted a progress report
    The Gift of Empowerment
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Supporters and Friends of AODVC, Season’s greetings from the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Between January 1st and December 17th, 2011, we received 2,249 incoming crisis communications and served 479 families. AODVC was able to offer case management, danger to safety relocations, legal...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Military Family Violence has received 4 donations
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  • Military Family Violence has made updates to their project page.
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  • Military Family Violence has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Paula Lucas

Founder
Portland, OR United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Military Family Violence