Two-Time Food Network Champion to Contribute Talents
Posted: February 15, 2019The two-time Food Network Champion, Jen Barney of Meringue Bakery will be contributing one of her delicious cakes to Victory Over Violence as part of the live auction at the event, slated for Saturday, March 23, 2019.
Dave Skogen to Speak at Victory Over Violence
Posted: January 29, 2019Dave Skogen, Chairman of Festival Foods and advocate of Servant Leadership will be the keynote speaker for this year's Victory Over Violence Gala & Auction to benefit New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers.
Vandals Destroy Memorial
Posted: January 8, 2019UPDATE: Thanks to several members of the community, funds have been raised to repair damage done by vandals to a special light post that memorializes a local victim who was murdered by her abuser.
Pajama Party for Kids in Shelter
Posted: December 13, 2018For most kids, having a birthday party means getting oodles of presents--toys and games to play with and enjoy--but for a 10-year-old boy in La Crosse, he chose to have a birthday party where the gifts were unique and intended for other kids. Meet Zach Shilling. He invited a dozen or so of his friends...
Holmen Youngster Pays It Forward
Posted: December 7, 2018The seeds you plant in the children can bloom into amazing kindness that spills out into this world filling it with love and compassion. During this time of year when hearts are full with the spirit of giving, one little boy ignites goodness in others through the memory of another youngster. Carter Fay is a third grader at Prairie View Elementary in Holmen. This amazing nine years old boy just donated two dozen hand-made fleece blankets for children that are in the shelter at New Horizons.
Posted: November 6, 2018Each year, End Abuse Wisconsin releases a homicide report that provides some startling statistics on domestic abuse in our state. The report on 2017 was no different.
Celebrating Winners at DV Event
Posted: October 25, 2018New Horizons wrapped up Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities last night by celebrating success in many ways--hearing the story of a fierce domestic violence survivor, and seeing three members of the community each win substantial prizes thanks to the sponsorship & underwriting of Kwik Trip.
Second Qualifier Drawn in $20K Contest
Posted: October 19, 2018The Daily Domestic Violence Awareness Quiz portion of the "High Fives to Break the Silence & End the Violence" contest has wrapped up, and we thank all who participated! Congratulations to Samantha North of Ettrick, who was drawn as Qualifier #2 and will have the opportunity to win up to $20,000 on Wednesday, October 24th, thanks to the sponsorship and underwriting from Kwik Trip!
First Qualifier Drawn in $20K Contest
Posted: October 3, 2018The first qualifier in the "High Fives to Break the Silence & End the Violence" contest, sponsored and underwritten by Kwik Trip has been selected from all of the entries at the Domestic Violence Awareness kickoff events held Wednesday in Whitehall and La Crosse.
Over $16,000 Raised with Handbag Event
Posted: September 4, 2018New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers added some significant funding to their programs for providing services and supports to victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking at their annual fundraiser, “Handbags for a SAFE Haven.” The event more than doubled the funds raised from the previous year.