Handbags Give Hope to Safe Harbor

Red vintage handbag from Handbags for Hope Facebook page.

Shopping for a new purse has never felt so good. Join Handbags for Hope at the Richmond Country Club for an evening of live entertainment, hors d’ourves, wine, and a live and silent handbag auction all for an incredibly worthy cause. Handbags for Hope is an annual event that raises money for great causes in […]

2013 Beacon of Hope Award Recognizes Beth Bonniwell

Beth Bonniwell with Safe Harbor’s Kathleen Demro

Kate Hall, founder of Richmondmom.com, and all of us associated with Richmondmom.com have long been advocates of Safe Harbor – an organization created to support women and children coming from domestic violence situations. We are excited to recognize Beth Bonniwell for her incredible advocacy for women through the Henrico Division of Police! Thanks to people […]

Domestic Violence Firsthand: My Husband Shot Me

Lisette Johnson

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lisette Johnson shares this guest post from her blog Shameless Survivors. RichmondMom.com has previously written about Lisette’s story. She faced violence firsthand when her husband shot her before turning the gun on himself several years ago.   On October 4, 2009, while our 9 and 12 year old […]

So Many Ways To Support Domestic Violence Awareness Month


This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there are so many ways to bring more attention and support to this ongoing crisis in our communities and the world. Currently in the United States, as many 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men experience some form of abuse yet people rarely talk about […]

Nominate a Single Mom to Win Prizes AND Eat Dessert for Money? Really.

Safe Harbor new logo

Need a way to celebrate a single mom and a reason to eat dessert? Here are some great reasons. Nominate a Single Mom Safe Harbor is partnering with Cox Media Group and all six local TGI Friday’s locations for a special Mother’s Day promotion.The four local Cox Media Group radio stations (K95 Country, 103.7 the River, […]

Turn the Page for Women Faced with Sexual and Domestic Violence

Safe Harbo

  A letter from Safe Harbor: December 26, 2012 The end of year is a time of reflection, change and gratitude for many of us.  That proverbial ‘turning the page’ of the calendar to a new year gives us all the chance for a new beginning.  That ‘chance’ happens here at Safe Harbor too – the only […]


Safe Harbor new logo

“SHOP TO STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE” 100% of all proceeds will go to Safe Harbor PO Box 17996 Richmond, VA  23226 Office:  804.249.9470 A 501(c) 3 Non-Profit Organization   Please mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual YARD/BAKE sale, SHOP TO STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, to benefit Safe Harbor; a Richmond based non-profit organization that provides emergency shelter and counseling […]