Monthly Archives: October 2020

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A 30 year perspective on DVSCP

By | 2020-10-26T10:00:03-04:00 October 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

In October 1989, concerned citizens of Cumberland and Perry counties met with the Pennsylvania Coalition against Domestic Violence to create a community-based agency to battle domestic violence. A task force was formed. Volunteers were recruited throughout the community via newspaper articles and word of mouth, and the first 40-hour training session began on April 21, 1990.

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Letter to the Editor: UW Support is Vital

By | 2020-10-15T13:20:54-04:00 October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

October 12, 2020

Dear Editor:

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, when advocates across the country bring their communities together to remember those who have lost their lives to domestic violence.  There were two young women in Cumberland County who were tragically added to this group in 2020.  At the beginning of the pandemic, The National Network to […]

Survivor Delivers Fundraiser to DV Shelter

By | 2020-10-15T13:11:13-04:00 October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – September 29, 2020:  In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) has teamed up with Mechanicsburg-based Evolution Catering, LLC, to offer a week-long dinner delivery fundraiser. A survivor herself, Hope Stuart, owner of Evolution Catering, jumped at the […]