Category Archive: Blog

Feb 26

Thank You for Sponsoring Walk A Mile

Thank you for your generous sponsorship of our 2017 Walk a Mile Event! Please email the following information to info@branchesofmonroe.org before March 10th. Organization/Name to appear on banner Contact Name Contact Phone # Thank you for supporting Branches of Monroe County!    

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Nov 01

Main St Building News

It’s an exciting time for Branches as we enter the second phase of our long-range business plan. From our first meeting in my living room, with five other women who had been personally impacted by domestic violence, the dream of Branches Refuge was born. Now seven years later, Branches Refuge is open and providing families …

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Jun 23

The Luther League Blesses Branches

The Youth Group of Grace Lutheran from Jackson Center, Ohio choose Branches to serve while on their mission trip! They worked so hard for 3 days cleaning out all the weeds in the front yard and even blessed us with tons of mulch! They washed windows, put up cupboards in the kitchen, swept, mopped, sorted clothing, organized …

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Mar 23

Women’s Fund of East Tennessee Grantee Spotlight

The following article appears in its entirety at Women’s Fund of East Tennessee website and is shared with permission.   Grantee Spotlight: Branches of Monroe County March 5, 2016, Denise Hill / Anna Toon Since the inception of the Women’s Fund three years ago, we have awarded 18 grants totaling $240,250 to 15 exemplary organizations serving …

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Jan 27

A Whole New Look!

If you are reading this post you can see that our website has a whole new look! Our stores do too. The Gallery has moved to the Re-Store side and the Re-Store has moved to the Gallery side! Now we have more room to display all the high quality clothes so many people graciously donate …

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Dec 24

Branches Crisis Hotline

423-295-5101  Branches Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week If you are in crisis and need to speak with  someone, please call us now at 423-295-5101. 

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Oct 14

PAWS Program

Pets Are Worth Saving Nearly 75% of women report that they won’t leave a violent situation because they don’t want to leave behind a family pet. Branches on-site kennel is currently under construction and will make it possible for more pets to come to Branches Refuge with their family in the future. We still need …

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Sep 30

The Mary Kay Foundation℠ Awards Branches Of Monroe County $20,000 Grant For Domestic Violence Programs

Local Shelter is One of 150 to Receive Funding in Advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month Madisonville (Sept. 30, 2015) – Branches Refuge, a local women’s shelter serving Monroe County, received a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation℠. In advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the Foundation has awarded $20,000 in grants …

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