More than half of those trapped in domestic abuse situations in Brown County are at risk of being killed by their abusive partner. That’s according to a 2018 assessment by Brown County authorities responding to domestic abuse situations, as reported on WBAY.com.
It’s no surprise that someone would want to leave this situation – but getting out is difficult. Fleeing a domestic abuse situation can result in homelessness, and Jessica Adams of Wise Women Gathering Place in Green Bay said the nonprofit spends a lot of their time helping families in this scenario.
“Many times this can include financial abuse, limiting access to obtaining jobs, or restricting available funds for families to make purchases for needed items such as personal care items,” she said.
WWGP provides resources and support to guide individuals out of these difficult times, and recently joined as a Diaper Drop partner with Jake’s Diapers.
“We have received our first donation of diapers and feminine products this month,” Jessica said. “When we have these resources available on hand for families that need them, it frees up our emergency funds so families can have their dollars go further to spend on other items they need, too, such as food and gas for transportation.”
Wise Women Gathering Place is located near the Oneida Reservation and the Green Bay airport. The nonprofit is “committed to peace, respect and belonging through skill building, sharing of resources and caring support for our community,” Jessica said.
“We work to accomplish our mission with unique, responsive programming for community restoration, growth through skill-building, individual and confidential supportive advocacy, and by courageously going deep within to find change, healing the whole self, and coming together of community.”
About Our Diaper Drop Partners
Wise Women Gathering Place is just one of our many Diaper Drop partners. Jake’s Diapers features these partners regularly to shed light on the stories of the people we serve in order to increase awareness about the impact a donation of hygiene products can have on a single individual.
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