They've been helping to reduce incidents of domestic violence for six years and Thursday they're efforts paid off. "Men Against Violence" received its first ever check from a public funding source. The check for $500 dollars is the first of four installments from the United Way of Mesa County.
"Men Against Violence" is a group that runs a 24–hour talkdown hotline designed specifically to help potential abusers. Now, with the help of the United Way, the organization can continue offering the service to the community.
"Men Against Violence" plans to use the $2,000 grant to help pay for phone service, emergency housing, and domestic violence education and prevention workshops.
The number for the 24–hour hotline is 234–HELP.
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