The Branch County Community Foundation is excited to announce a new fund at Foundation named the Coalition Against Domestic Violence Prevention & Education Fund. This fund will help assure that the Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (BCCADV) can continue to provide the very best in domestic violence and sexual assault prevention education and programming at the facility located in Coldwater.
This is a great time to donate to the Coalition’s Fund because it’s not too late for donors to capture the Michigantax credit to gifts to this new fund before the end of the year. For more details about the types of programs the fund will support, feel free to contact Kim Hemker, executive director at the Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Donations can be made through the Community Foundation’s website at www.brcofoundation.org or by stopping by our office or mailing a check. Checks should be made out to the Community Foundation BCCADV in the memo line.
The Branch County Community Foundation is a non-profit organization and a nationally accredited and state-certified community grantmaking foundation that serves communities inBranchCountyandColon,Michiganby supporting charitable giving, building permanent endowments, and connecting community resources.
The BCCADV headquarters is located at 220 N. Michigan Ave. in the Naomi Davis Home and has a wide range of services for the community to take advantage of including 24-hour crisis line for domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking survivors, Legal Advocacy Program for domestic violence survivors involved with the criminal or child protective services system, and the Circle of Care program for families with school age children who are homeless.
Donations from area individuals and organization make it possible for BCCADV to offer safe refuge, encouragement, support services, food and clothing to victims fleeing domestic violence.