MrBallen Foundation Grant

Supporters and Friends of VSS,

We are overjoyed to share some extraordinary news with you. It is with immense gratitude and pride that we announce that Victim Support Services has been awarded a most generous grant of $25,000 awarded by the MrBallen Foundation, to further our mission as a victim advocacy agency. This is a remarkable testament to our unwavering commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those who have experienced trauma and injustice.

Empowering Change through Advocacy

VSS has been a steadfast advocate for victims in our community for almost 49 years. Throughout this journey, we have witnessed the transformative power of advocacy services, offering support, solace, and hope to survivors of adversity. This grant represents an exciting new chapter in our mission, enabling us to continue to provide comprehensive and compassionate support to those who need it most.

The Grant’s Purpose

This grant comes at a pivotal moment as we are approaching 49 years of dedicated service to our community and our cause. We are deeply honored to receive this support, which will enable us to support various key initiatives including streamlining our operations, bolstering our crisis response programs, continued education and empowerment, and intensifying our outreach efforts to ensure that they remain innovative and responsive to the evolving needs of our community.

A Shared Triumph

We are incredibly grateful to our friends at the MrBallen Foundation for their generous support and belief in our mission. This grant is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and vision of our team, volunteers, and supporters who have propelled us to this point. It is your unwavering support that has made this achievement possible, and we are humbled by your trust. We also want to express our deepest gratitude to our community and to everyone who has believed in our mission. We invite you to share in this celebration with us, and we look forward to the opportunity to continue making a difference together.

As we look ahead, VSS remains committed to its mission, steadfast in our pursuit of empowering survivors and championing justice. Together, we can transform this grant into tangible change for the victims we serve.

Thank you for standing with us, for supporting our mission, and for being an indispensable part of our community.


~Dr. Michaela Weber

VSS Executive Director

The MrBallen Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit.