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Archive for June 2013

The Everett Clinic Foundation supports Victim Support Services

The Everett Clinic Foundation has renewed its support for Crime Victim Services with a $5,000 grant.  The latest grant award will support our outreach and awareness program. Marge Martin, Executive Director of Victim Support Services shared the following.  “We are thrilled to receive the continued support of the Everett Clinic Foundation.  On behalf of the…

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Changes in Island, Skagit, and Whatcom Counties

Each year, as the new grant cycle begins, Victim Support Services (formerly Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims) faces new challenges and opportunities to serve victims of crime. Since the bulk of our funding for victims of crime comes from the federal government, we are one of many programs across the State of Washington…

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Funding Partnerships

Victim Support Services is excited to announce a new partnership with United Way of Snohomish County.   United Way of Snohomish County has not funded services for victims of crime in the past, but is recognizing the increased need for these important services.  We are thrilled to have been chosen to receive $15,000 for the next…

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Bill to protect Crime Victims’ Fund from Sequestration

Reps. Jim Costa and Ted Poe, co-chairs of the Congressional Crime Victims Caucus,just introduced H.R. 2238, which would exempt the Crime Victims Fund from sequestration. It is very important to encourage members of Congress to sign on as co-sponsors. There has been a recent, and perhaps important, change in how sequestration may affect VOCA.  The Office…

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Bill to protect Crime Victims' Fund from Sequestration

Reps. Jim Costa and Ted Poe, co-chairs of the Congressional Crime Victims Caucus,just introduced H.R. 2238, which would exempt the Crime Victims Fund from sequestration. It is very important to encourage members of Congress to sign on as co-sponsors. There has been a recent, and perhaps important, change in how sequestration may affect VOCA.  The Office…

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