Haven House in Maryville Tennessee, which specializes in crisis intervention, prevention and education around domestic violence, has itself suffered a crisis in the last couple of weeks: a kitchen fire has rendered the emergency shelter nearly unusable, leaving many domestic violence victims with no place to go.
An ecumenical community program started in 1981 to address a critical need in the community, Haven House is one of the first programs of its kind in Tennessee. In order to continue offering emergency shelter to victims of domestic violence (men, women and children), Haven House has an immediate need for materials, labor and appliances.
Upon learning of this emergency–for which Haven House has no funding–the Blount County business community has already begun to come together to lend a hand. It’s amazing how communities come together in times of need. This is certainly one of those times.
If you’re in or near Blount, Knox and Monroe Counties, and can offer help in the form of money, labor, materials, appliances, please contact Haven House at (865) 983-6818 or email “firstname.lastname@example.org“.