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Grant helps with kennel at LeeShore

As The LeeShore Center celebrates its 30th year of keeping domestic violence victims and their families pets' safe from harm, we are deeply grateful to RedRover for the $3,000 grant award to help us build a new outdoor animal kennel at our emergency shelter facility! RedRover is a national nonprofit organization that annually awards grant funding to domestic violence shelters throughout the county so that shelters can create a safe place to house victims' pets. You can learn more about RedRover at
Peninsula residents always there to help

On behalf of the board of directors and staff of The LeeShore Center, I would like to extend thanks and appreciation to the many community members, businesses and service agencies who generously donated their time and assistance to our agency during 2014.
Gifts will make Christmas morning bright

On behalf of the LeeShore Center staff and board, we wish to thank Heather Morning, Sarah Hough and all the folks at Kenai Peninsula Builders Association for their generous holiday gifts to our agency. On behalf of KPBA, Heather and Sarah stopped by LeeShore this morning with a car load of holiday presents for the women and children residing in our emergency shelter and transitional housing facilities. It was sight to behold; toys, clothing, stocking stuffers, blankets, arts and crafts, etc. Please know your thoughtfulness will bring joy to those residing with us on Christmas morning.
LeeShore's fundraiser illuminates link between domestic and animal abuse

...Transitional Living Center, LeeShore's emergency shelter facility, said the organization's executive director Cheri Smith. Previously, up to eight animals had shared the limited space.Money from the center's annual fundraiser has covered...
LeeShore Center survey shows awareness of Green Dot program

...for the Green Dot violence prevention strategy, which launched this month. Executive director of the LeeShore Center Cheri Smith said she was pleased with the feedback and number of participants. While the number of participants is down from the...
LeeShore conducts community survey

...until April, asking the community now will show exactly how much progress will be made over the next three years, said Cheri Smith, executive director of the LeeShore Center. The program uses the premise that any one has the power to intervene in...
Mayors proclaim October Domestic Violence Awareness month

Kenai Mayor Pat Porter presents Cheri Smith, LeeShore Center executive director with proclamation...truly invaluable for the education you get,? said Cheri Smith, executive director of the LeeShore Center. Smith was presented...
More than 100 turn out for annual Choose Respect walk

...opening prayer. The crowd was the largest to participate in the Kenai event, as numbers seems to grow each year, said Cheri Smith, executive director of the LeeShore Center. Last year, 75 people took part in the walk, despite freezing temperatures...
Support makes Homeless Connect event a success

...recruiting volunteers and arranging transportation, Heather Morning contacted a lot of people and got items donated, Cheri Smith and Elena Powers for their skills. A huge thanks goes to the 40 or so volunteers who worked hard all day. You all...
Crime bill and Green Dot etc., fight domestic violence on Peninsula

...Alaska State Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 22, a bill addressing domestic violence and sex trafficking. Cheri Smith, executive director for the LeeShore Center said this bill has some great pieces that will help victims, Alaska and...


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