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Archive for November 2013

King County Food Drive – Thank You!

The Federal Detention Center, in Sea-Tac, graciously combined efforts with their staff and inmates to donate a whopping sixteen boxes of food for victims of crime in King County! Food items are being sorted and distributed to families in need by our King County Victim Services Coordinator, Colleen Ingalls. For their effort and generosity, we…

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Auction Thank You

November 16th was our second annual “An Evening to Remember” auction aboard the historic MV Skansonia on the north shore of Lake Union.  While sharing entertainment, good food and company, we are pleased to report that it was a huge success raising a net of almost $18,000. We want to personally thank everyone for their…

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System-Based and Community Based Advocacy – The Need for Both

Many agencies around the country employ victim advocates within their own departments.  Such agencies include police departments, prosecutor offices and Department of Corrections.  Many victims are not aware that there are victim advocates within the community as well.  Many times I have heard why does a victim need an advocate from the community if they…

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