Safe Haven domestic shelter celebrates

Safe Haven celebrates 46 years

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There are organizations in the northland that do more for our communities than most people realize. Safe Haven in Duluth is one of those organizations.

For more than four decades, Safe Haven has been in the trenches doing work that most us cannot even imagine. They come along side women and children and provide help and hope with shelter, support, and resources to survivors of domestic violence.

On Wednesday evening there was cause to celebrate the incredible work they do. Duluthians, Karen and Royal Alworth are putting up a $100-thousand dollar match challenge.

Carin Skoog of Safe Haven said the matching money is helping them celebrate the organizations 46 years of rebuilding lives by helping women and families work through homelessness and domestic violence.

She said tonight’s birthday celebration has so far help the shelter get over half way to their fundraising goal.

“We were given a very generous $100,000 match challenge, and we are over halfway there. We actually just said today we are at $63,500 raised towards the match,” Skoog said.

Rebuilding lives with an evening of music, prizes, camaraderie, and encouragement for the challenging yet rewarding work they do.

To donate and for more information about Safe Haven, click here.