The Family Refuge Center, a community-based domestic violence and sexual assault center serving Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Mercer, and Monroe Counties in southeast West Virginia, is hosting a fundraising event at the Lewisburg Applebee’s on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
The event, called Together We Care, is supports the Family Refuge Center’s mission to end physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in families. The event will feature a special menu from Applebee’s with 50 percent of the proceeds from the event going towards supporting the Family Refuge Center’s programs and services, such as emergency shelter, counseling, advocacy, education, and outreach. The fundraiser will be held all day during Applebee’s business hours 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and their address is 193 Piercy Dr. Lewisburg, WV 24901.
“We are very grateful to Applebee’s for partnering with us for this event,” said Stephanie Moore, the Executive Director of Family Refuge Center. “Together We Care is a great opportunity for the community to come together and show their support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We hope to see many people join us for this fun and meaningful event.”
Family Refuge Center operates a 24-hour crisis hotline, an emergency shelter, a transitional housing program, and community-based offices that offer counseling, advocacy, support groups, and education. The Family Refuge Center also works to raise awareness and prevent violence through community education and outreach programs. For more information, please visit Family Refuge Center’s website https://www.familyrefugecenter.org/ or follow them on Facebook.