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Domestic violence shelter receives grant

 

January 5, 2023

Gordon Weeks

Representatives from Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy and the Mary Kay Ash Foundation display a ceremonial check of the $20,000 grant from the foundation to the Shelton-based nonprofit. They are, from left, Sheena Turner, Caryn Salapka, Jill McKnight, Tamra Ingwaldson, Theresa Camancho, Courtney Wittenberg and Gina Finley.

Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center in Shelton will use a $20,000 grant to remodel its kitchen to better serve women and children at its domestic violence shelter.

The nonprofit, helping survivors of domestic violence since 2000, states it is one of more than 1,100 domestic violence shelters that applied for grants from the Mary Kay Ash Foundation this year. The foundation, which states it has donated more than $92 million to organizations since 1996, raises and distributes money for cancer research to find a cure for female-related cancers and to end domestic violence against women.

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