Interested in helping survivors of sexual violence and their family and friends? Want experience providing crisis intervention and working with professionals at hospitals and law enforcement agencies? Then becoming a volunteer sexual assault advocate is the right opportunity for you! Minnesota requires volunteers to complete 40 hours of training before providing advocacy to victims over the phone or in-person at medical, law enforcement, and legal settings. CMSAC will be hosting its Fall 2014, 40-hour volunteer sexual assault advocate training starting Monday, October 6. Check out the “Volunteer” section of our website or call CMSAC at 320-251-4357 for more information!
Join Central MN Sexual Assault Center for a Meat Raffle at the Middy Bar in St. Joseph, 21 West Minnesota Street, from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm every Saturday. Have fun and contribute to a great cause!
Want to make a difference in your community? CMSAC offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including fundraising, awareness events, and public speaking. One of our biggest opportunities is becoming a Volunteer Sexual Assault Advocate and working on our crisis hotline. Minnesota requires that advocates go through 40 hours of training. CMSAC will be offering it’s next 40 hour training starting this March. For more information on how you can get involved in the fight to end sexual violence, contact Renae at 320-251-4357 or email@example.com.
Join Central MN Sexual Assault Center every Saturday at the Middy in St. Joseph at 3:30 pm for a meat raffle featuring meat and gift certificates from the St. Joseph Meat Market. All proceeds go to provide services to victims of sexual assault. For more information check-out our Fundraising Events page on our website, http://www.cmsac.org.
On Monday, December 2nd at 6:00pm, join the Women’s Center/Gender Violence Prevention Program and the Central Minnesota Sexual Assault Center to view and discuss a powerful new documentary.
It Was Rape. A film by Jennifer Baumgardner
The program will take place in the Miller Center Auditorium, Room 122. The film is 60 minutes. An hour long facilitated discussion will follow the screening. Sexual Assault Advocates will be available at the event to provide emotional support to survivors of sexual assault/abuse as well as anyone seeking one-on-one support. This event is free and open to the University as well as the greater St. Cloud community. Classes are encouraged to attend.
If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact Lucille Guinta-Bates, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-308-3995.
Central MN Sexual Assault Center will be hosting a Holiday Vendor Fair on Saturday, December 7 at Center Square Mall (outside Herberger’s), 601 1st St. S. St. Cloud, MN 56301 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Featured vendors include: Wildtree, Young Living, Tastefully Simple, Norwex, Cabi Clothing, Beauticontrol, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Crafts, Jewelry and more!
ATWOOD MEMORIAL CENTER: CASCADE ROOM
Minnesota: 13th largest center for child sex trafficking in the entire U.S.
Breaking Free is an anti-sex trafficking/prostitution organization located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Joy Friedman, an advocate at Breaking Free, will share her personal testimony of surviving 27 years of being trafficked into prostitution. She will also talk about local trafficking, effects of legalization of prostitution, connections to pornography, and answer questions.
SATS will sponsor an item drive! Please bring items for Breaking Free’s Outreach to help locally trafficked/prostituted women.
This event is FREE, so instead please donate TRAVEL-SIZED… toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, shampoo, conditioner and deodorant. Also hats, mittens, gloves, socks, hairbrushes, underwear, and gift cards to McDonald’s, Burger King, or Wendy’s.
Thank you for your support. This event is open to the public. Located on the 2nd floor in St. Cloud State University’s Atwood Memorial Center in the CASCADE room.
to support Central MN Sexual Assault Center’s cause here and share this with anyone you may know who might be interested in supporting our cause: http://givemn.razoo.com/story/Central-Minnesota-Sexual-Assault-Center?referral_code=share.
On November 14, every donation you make gives your favorite nonprofits and schools the chance to win even more money. Central MN Sexual Assault Center will offer the opportunity to be part of GIVE MN to support services to sexual assault victims in central MN. And, today through November 13, you can schedule your donation. Simply go to Central MN Sexual Assault Center’s page, http://givemn.razoo.com/story/Central-Minnesota-Sexual-Assault-Center, and look for the checkbox that says “Make this donation count for Give to the Max Day.” The donation will be deducted from your credit or debit card at 12 a.m. on November 14. You can also go to the sidebar and click on the GIVE MN button to be connected with our Fundraising page for GIVE to the MAX Day! Thank you!
I HEART CONSENSUAL SEX CONCERT AND FUNDRAISER
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 8 PM-MIDNIGHT
FEATURING THE MUSIC OF MENACE
2ND FLOOR DB SEARLE’S
18 5th Ave. S. St. Cloud, MN 56301
Tickets $7 in advance, call CMSAC, 320-251-4357
$10 at the door night of the event
Raffle tickets, $1 per chance to win
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH FROM NOON UNTIL 2PM: PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD WILL BE HOSTING A COMMUNITY LISTENING SESSION TO HEAR COMMUNITY CONCERNS, IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS ABOUT CURRENT PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO HEAR SUGGESTIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY ABOUT FUTURE PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. LIGHT LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. THIS EVENT IS BEING COORDINATED BY THE WOMENS GROUP AND THE COMMUNITY ADVISORY GROUP.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24TH FROM 530 UNTIL 730: PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD WOMEN’S GROUP AND FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM WILL BE CO-HOSTING A WORKSHOP ON TIPS FOR SHOPPING AND HEALTHY EATING WITH THE MINNESOTA EXTENSION. DINNER AND CHILD CARE WILL BE PROVIDED. PLEASE RSVP BEFORE 2PM ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23
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