Reach Out Speak Out is a faith-based non-profit dealing with families in domestic violence situations. Statistics show that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men are in some type of DV. That means that someone you know, could be your neighbor, co-worker, family member, or friend is involved in some type of domestic violence situation.
Reach Out Speak Out‘s mission is to help women in need of assistance due to domestic violence; to provide shelter, food, clothing, and the necessities of life; to provide information through books and counseling; to enlist the help of other professionals with domestic violence experience; to speak at faith-based organizations and other community meetings regarding the warning signs of domestic violence.
Reach Out Speak Out has been a nonprofit ministry since 2013. Every member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board has either worked with domestic violence victims and organizations or was a victim in their own life. Reach Out Speak Out is structured to help the women within our faith-based community and church. Although there are many organizations that help and shelter women and men affected by DV, there is a very small percentage of organizations that help specifically in this area. Since this particular group of women seems to stick with an abuser longer because of their faith, Reach Out Speak Out will educate them from a Biblical perspective. We will not use the “world’s” view on the subject. Although those views are very acceptable, the person we are talking about has been surrounded with a different guideline of living.
We welcome the opportunity to speak to your business or community organization to help get them involved in our mission. We always accept donations of non-perishable food items, cleaning supplies, toiletries and paper products as well as gift cards for groceries and gasoline.
Elizabeth Sullivan, Chair-Elect
Reach Out Speak Out