Green Hills Women's Shelter gives presentation to offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center
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Stand for the Silent Offender Organization[/caption]
On August 22, 2017 Specialized Victim's Advocate Glenda Ely, and Advocate Jenna Johnson of the Green
Hills Women's Shelter gave an educational presentation to the incarcerated offenders of the Chillicothe
Correctional Center. This program informed the offenders of the stark realities of domestic and sexual abuse,
as well as the services that are provided by the shelter. The advocates from the shelter also put on the "In Her
Shoe's" workshop for the 18 members of the Stand for the Silent Offender Organization. The “surprise”
ending to the “open program” part of the visit brought tears to the eyes of the shelter and correctional staff,
as well as many in the offender population. This “surprise” ending included the gift of a $6000 donation to
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Aaron Franklin, Director of Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri, Laurie Stevenson, Advocate Green Hills Women's Shelter, Roxanne Chase, Volunteer Coordinator Green Hills Women's Shelter[/caption]
Grant Nomination from Local Farmer!
Pictured above from left to right: Amber Olinger, Family Advocate; Jenna Johnson, Trenton Day Advocate; and Annette Brown, grant nominator.
Green Hills Women's Shelter is happy to announce we were nominated by a local farmer, Annette Brown, for the America's Farmers Grow Communities Grant. The agency nomination was selected and awarded a grant in the amount of $2500.00.
The agency plans to use these funds to directly meet transportation needs of clients and their families. Advocate's share that many survivors face barriers with transportation and often do not have access to their own vehicle. Client's are often dependent on an available staff member or volunteer to get them around to appointments which may include medical appointments, job interviews, work shifts, grocery shopping, and other meetings around town.
The funds will be split between the two shelter locations in Cameron and Trenton and will be used specif...
Green Hill's Women's Shelter is proud to receive a $10,000 grant from the Union Pacific Railroad Foundation. The grant was written specifically for the building project to construct a new facility in Trenton, MO. Thank you Lindsey and Union Pacific Railroad! We are so grateful for this gift!
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Pictured Left to Right: Rex Ross, GHWS Board Member; Dave Bain, GHWS Board Member; Barb Spencer, GHWS Volunteer; Lindsey M Douglas, Union Pacific Railroad; Jenna Johnson, Day Advocate; Tammy Taylor, Program Director; Mary Cabral, Evening Advocate[/caption]
Mean Bean Toss Tournament
When: June 17, 2017 @ 2pm Where: Black Silo Winery
Sponsored by Green Hills Women’s Shelter
Hosted by Trenton Hy-Vee
Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, and prizes!
Fees: Non Sponsored Teams: $30.00
Board Sponsorship's: $250.00
Sponsorship includes 1 toss board, 2 free team entries, media advertising for your business
Team Prizes: 1st
Place $200.00, 2nd
Place $150.00, 3rd
Questions: Dave Bain Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits 660-359-2278
Rex Ross Trenton Police Station 660-359-5557
All proceeds go to Green Hills Women’s Shelter and are tax deductible.
Mean Bean Toss Tournament ENTRY Form 2017
Mean Bean Toss Tournament 2017 Flyer
We now offer group presentations entitled 'In Her Shoes' a revolutionary community education tool, In Her Shoes is designed for learning about domestic violence. Participants move, do, think and experience the lives of battered women.
This version is the original simulation, which is great for educating a broad range of community and professional groups and can be facilitated in sessions of one to two hours. If you are interested in us coming to facilitate a simulation with your community group please contact either of our shelter sites, we would be happy to come into your work place, community group, church, or classroom to provide these priceless teaching opportunities.
We are also offering the classroom edition is designed to be used with teens – the original version is designed to be used with people who interact with teens (counselors, teachers, parents, etc.).
Union Pacific Railroad provides donation to our program
We would like to say a special THANK YOU to Union Pacific Railroad and their generous support of our organization! We are so grateful for your continued support of our work with domestic and sexual violence survivors!!!! Pictured Above left to right: Lindsey Douglas, Director of public Affairs with Union Pacific Railroad, Laurie Stevenson, Shelter Coordinator, Jenna Johnson, Case Manager Advocate / Volunteer Coordinator, and Rex Ross, Board Member.
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Pictured Above: Ellen Hamilton, Specialized Victim's Advocate and Cathie Smith, Board President[/caption]
The Union Pacific Railroad and Barnes Baker Motors of Trenton teamed up to provide a solution to the transportation problems of the Green Hills Women’s Shelter. Barnes Baker Motors of Trenton provided a late model Ford Freestyle to the Shelter and accepted the Union Pacific Grant of $5000.00 designated for Shelter transportation needs. The Freestyle will be used to transport domestic violence and sexual assault victims to court proceedings, job interviews, medical appointments and other direct service needs. We thank the Union Pacific Railroad and Barnes Baker Motors of Trenton for their support of the Green Hills Women’s Shelter. Pictured with the car above is Ellen Hamilton, Shelter Victim’s Advocate and Cathie Smith, Shelter Board President.