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					                                                                                                                                 DOVE is committed to serving communities, families, and individuals im-
                                                                                                                                 pacted by domestic violence. We seek to empower our clients and the com-
                                                                                                                                 munity by providing safety, shelter, education, and support services. By pro-
                                                                                                                                 moting an environment free from abuse, we strive to see

                                                                                                                                                DOmestic Violence Ended.
                                                                                                                                   Commemorating 31 years providing domestic violence services

                                                                                                  Volume 2, Issue 2                                                                                  Fall 2009

               DOVE, Inc.                                                                                   DOVE, Inc. Harvesting Hope 2009 Gala
             P.O. Box 690267
                                                                                                  DOVE, Inc.’s 2009 Har-      complex issues related     night, and Susan Wor-        two programs – our
                                                                                                  vesting Hope Annual         to domestic violence. In   nick, who served as          emergency food assis-
     Board of Directors: 2009                                                                     Event was held at           celebration of DOVE’s      auctioneer and enter-        tance in the shelter and
                                                                                                  Granite Links Golf Club     31-year commitment to      tained the crowd with        our roster of community
Frank Candelieri, Margherita Ciampa-Coyne,
                                                                                                  on Friday, October 2nd.     supporting domestic        her fantastic enthusi-       -based support services
      Robert Griffin, Jennifer Howard,                                                            The event succeeded in      violence victims, the      asm in support of a          offered through the
                                                                                                  raising $70,000 and         event highlighted the      great cause. Thank you       Outreach Center. In
        Laurie Kelliher, Judith Kiley,                                                            was attended by over        vast array of services     – we could not have en-      addition, supporters
    Margaret Loughlin, Catherine Lynde,                                                           250 DOVE supporters.        offered by the agency.     joyed such a wonderful       were given the opportu-
                                                                                                                                                         evening without all of       nity to provide One
  James Mamary, Sr., Rosemarie Mitchell,                                                          In over three decades of    The success of the eve-    you!                         Night of Safety for a
                                                                                                  service to our local com-   ning was made possible                                  shelter family; donors
      Stuart Murphy, Patricia Tenney                                                              munities, DOVE has          by our generous spon-      All proceeds from the        single-handedly pro-
                                                                                                  sheltered more than         sors – The Cooperative     event provide direct         vided funding for more
                                                                                                  4,450 families and an-      Bank, The Lussier          support for DOVE’s do-       than 36 nights of safety
 Special thanks to these funders for supporting our efforts during FY’09:                         swered more than            Family, Royal Rehabili-    mestic violence services     for families seeking
                                                                                                  40,000 crisis hotline       tation and Nursing         and education within         safety in our emergency
Bay State Federal Savings Charitable Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Jay Cashman, Inc.,       calls. Since its estab-     Center, and Wal-mart       the communities of Nor-      shelter. To all of our
Colonial Federal Savings Bank, The Cooperative Bank, Dedham Savings Bank, First Congre-           lishment 6 years ago,       Stores, Inc. Also sig-     folk County. As part of      donors, thank you –
gational Church of Milton, The Flatley Foundation, The Lussier Family, Mass Bar Foundation,       DOVE’s Outreach and         nificantly contributing    our live auction, donors     your support goes di-
Randolph Savings - Peter T. Pastore Charitable Foundation, Royal Health Group Charitable          Family Service Center       to the wonderful eve-      were given the opportu-      rectly to providing
                                                                                                  has served more than        ning were the Java Jive    nity to “Fund-a-             safety and support for
Foundation, SBLI, South Shore Co-operative Bank, South Shore Savings Charitable Founda-
                                                                                                  1,500 families and edu-     band with their won-       Project”; as a result,       families in need.
tion, Target, TJX Foundation, TriCore Solutions LLC, Verizon Hopeline, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.      cated more than 14,000      derful musical perform-    DOVE supporters pro-
                                                                                                  people on the many          ance throughout the        vided full funding for       Photos on page 3.
           How Would You Like to Support DOVE?
 Accept my tax-deductible donation of $_______         I am interested in DOVE’s volunteer                      Holiday Assistance: Adopt-A-Family
      Make check payable to DOVE, Inc.,                 opportunities. Please contact me.         DOVE’s Adopt-A-Family  (“adopters”) contact our        special teddy bear, game,   great success in the past
                                                                                                  program has become a   office requesting to adopt      etc.) for each family       in sharing the spirit of
      P.O. Box 690267, Quincy, MA 02269          Name:______________________________________
                                                                                                  tradition for the agency
                                                                                                                         a family. DOVE pro-             member. The adopters        the holidays with fami-
Name:_____________________________________       Address:____________________________________     as well as our support-vides the adopters with a       then purchase the re-       lies who are struggling
                                                                                                  ers. The Program pro-  Holiday Wish List for           quested items and re-       in a difficult time of their
Address:___________________________________      City/State/Zip:_______________________________   vides holiday assistance
                                                                                                                         one of the families we          turn them to DOVE un-       lives.
City/State/Zip:______________________________    Phone: _____________________________________     to our clients during aserve. The wish list will       wrapped. All items must
                                                                                                  time of crisis.        include basic needs             be returned to DOVE by      If you are interested in
Phone: ____________________________________      E-mail:_____________________________________                            (coats, gloves, etc.) as        Wednesday, 12/16/09.        adopting a family, please
                                                                                                  How the program works: well as a holiday wish (a                                   call 617-770-4065.
E-mail:_____________________________________                                                      DOVE supporters                                        This program has been a
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                                                                                                                                                     Harvesting Hope 2009 Photos
                             New Staff and Interns!
We are thrilled to wel-      MSW from Boston Uni-             academic year; fall 2009     Eastern Nazarene Col-
come many exciting ad-       versity.                         was no different for us at   lege), Jennifer Ngo (BA,
ditions to our staff!                                         DOVE as we welcomed          Northeastern), Joy
                             Anna Nguyen joined               a new group of interns       Perkett (MSW, Boston
Anna Roger joined us         DOVE’s team this sum-            into our various pro-        University), and Erin
this summer as our full-     mer as our part-time             grams. We are pleased        Reardon (BSW, Whee-
time Outreach and            Legal Advocate. Anna             to have 3 MSW interns,       lock).
Education Advocate,          is a third year law stu-         4 BSW interns and a
working primarily out        dent at Suffolk Law              marketing intern. With       In addition to our new
of the Outreach Center.      School and is fluent in          a small core staff,          full time staff and in-
Anna holds an MSW            Vietnamese.                      DOVE relies upon our         terns, DOVE has also
from Boston College                                           intern program to dou-       hired Fiona McGarry as
and spent academic           Most recently, Sophie
                                                              ble our capacity to pro-     our part-time adminis-
year 2008-2009 as a          Ricks has come on
                                                              vide direct services to      trative assistant. Fiona
graduate school intern       board as our full-time
                                                              clients. Please join us      has been helping out
with DOVE.                   Family Advocate.
                                                              in welcoming our 2009-       with DOVE at our shel-
                             Sophie recently com-
                                                              2010 interns: Shelby         ter in the past and we
Also transitioning into      pleted her MSW from
                                                              Allen (MSW, Bridge-          are excited to have her
a full-time position         Smith Graduate School
                                                              water State), Shannon        on board as an em-
from her graduate level      of Social Work. Please
                                                              Clark (BSW, Wheelock),       ployee at our Outreach
internship is Ashley         join us in welcoming
                                                              Kendra Costa (BSW,           and Family Services
Clark. Ashley joined         Anna, Ashley, Anna
                                                              Bridgewater State),          office.
our team full-time as        and Sophie!
the Civilian Domestic                                         Kathleen Littlejohn
Violence Advocate after      The fall is a busy time          (MSW, Wheelock),
having received her          with the start of the            Karisa Mountain (BSW,




  Fall Support Groups Begin
DOVE’s support groups        co-facilitate each group.
have started again!
                             In addition DOVE offers
Recognizing an increased     free childcare to clients,
request and need for sup-    allowing more flexibility                       DOVE AT A GLANCE
port services, DOVE is       in attending groups. Vol-
                                                                          Business Line: 617-770-4065
successfully operating 3     unteers provide play ac-
support groups this year.    tivities and homework                       Crisis Hotline: 617-471-1234 or
Two evening groups are       assistance to children of
held weekly for those cli-   varying ages.                                       1-888-314-3683
ents wishing to receive
additional support. In       To learn more about                           Website: www.doveinc.info
addition, DOVE is now        DOVE’s support groups
                             and other services, please                 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 690267
able to offer a weekly                                                                                                           Row 1: Members of the Board of Directors, Mary Jo Murphy, Stephanie Sipe Flaherty and Judy Kiley,
                             contact the Outreach &                             Quincy, MA 02269
parenting group during                                                                                                        Row 2: Dancing to music by the Java Jive Band, Susan Wornick during the live auction, Board members Judy
                             Family Services Center                                                                           Kiley and Catherine Lynde with Jessica Carmer Loftus (middle), Two interns at the DOVE information table
the day. Trained staff,                                                   Donations: 617-770-4065, X16
interns, and volunteers      at 617-770-4065.                                                                                    Row 3: Staff, interns and volunteers at the check-in table, Board member Jen Howard with her guests
                                                                                                                                  All photos were taken by Margaret Loughlin. More can be found at http://marlouphotos.shutterfly.com
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                               DOVE’s Wish List:                                                                                                  DOVE’s Fenway Fundraiser
∗ Charlie Cards           ∗ New tablecloths               ∗ Paper products             chicken, peanut butter,
                                                             (toilet paper, paper      jelly, rice, mac and
∗ Gift cards to supermar- ∗ Laundry baskets
                                                             towels, napkins, etc.)    cheese, all-in-one
  kets (Stop N Shop,                                                                   meals, kid-friendly
                          ∗ Laundry detergent
  Shaw’s)                                                 ∗ Diapers
                          ∗ New nightgowns                                            ∗ Household and per-
∗ Silverware, dishes,                                     ∗ Sneakers/boots/shoes
                                                                                       sonal items: Bleach,
  plates                  ∗ New women’s slippers             for women & children      Dish Detergent, Dish-
∗ Curtain rods                                            ∗ New winter coats           washer Detergent, Ko-
                          ∗ New women’s socks
                                                                                       tex, Laundry Detergent
∗ AA batteries            ∗ Cleaning products             ∗ Suitcases                  (liquid), Lysol All Pur-
                                                                                       pose Cleaner or Mr.
∗ New pillows             ∗ Light bulbs                   ∗ Toiletries (deodorant,
                                                                                       Clean, Lysol spray,
                                                             shower products, femi-
∗ Twin bedding sets       ∗ Journals, notebooks                                        Mops, Sanitary Nap-
                                                             nine products, etc.)
                                                                                       kins, Simple Green,
∗ Towels (all sizes)      ∗ Stamps                        ∗ Nonperishable food         Sponges, Tinfoil
∗ Linens                                                     items, especially: to-
                          ∗ Shower curtains/liners                                    Please note: We cannot
                                                             mato/marinara sauce,
∗ Kitchenware                                                                         accept used clothing or
                          ∗ A microwave                      pasta, tuna, canned
                                                                                      any type of used linens.
                                                                                                                            Red Sox fans and           were automatically en-          All guests enjoyed an        and a gift certificate to
                           Support DOVE Online                                                                              DOVE supporters            tered into a raffle for         open bar and buffet in       Dunkin’ Donuts.
                                                                                                                            united as one on August    that evening’s game             the private event space.
                                                                                                                            24th at our first annual   versus the Chicago                                           In attendance were four
         Visit the DOVE Website                              Use Goodshop & Goodsearch                                      Fenway Fundraiser          White Sox.                      Other raffle items in-       Brockton Rox cheer-
                                                                                                                            held at the Baseball                                       cluded a hockey stick        leaders, “Roxies” who
If you have not yet had   events.                  Before you start your              will go directly to
                                                                                                                            Tavern located “just a     Four lucky attendees            signed by the 2008-          helped make the event
a chance to visit our                              online shopping, go to             DOVE, Inc.
                          In addition, DOVE has www.goodshop.com and                                                        fly-ball away” from Fen-   won tickets and went            2009 Bruins, gift certifi-   such a success. We
website, please go to
                          created an online giving select DOVE, Inc. as               Similarly, Goodsearch                 way Park.                  on to cheer for the Red         cates to the Baseball        were able to raise
www.doveinc.info!
                          forum, allowing                                             donates one penny to                                             Sox in addition to show-        Tavern (donated on the       money and awareness
                                                   your charity of choice.
DOVE’s updated            supporters to donate to                                     your charity of choice                Supporters purchased       ing their support for           spot by Joe, manager of      for DOVE. Go Sox!
website provides our      DOVE and purchase        Click on the link to the           every time you search                 tickets to the event and   DOVE, Inc.                      the Baseball Tavern)
supporters with the       DOVE bracelets and       retailer of your choice,           through Goodsearch!
most recent information   pins. All purchases can and proceed to shop as              Go to
about volunteer           be made online and will usual. Simply by using              www.goodsearch.com to
opportunities, press      be shipped directly to   Goodshop, a percent-               learn more.
releases, and upcoming    your door.               age of your purchase


                                          Show your sup-
                                          port for DOVE and
                                          the fight to end
                                          Domestic Violence
                                          by    wearing     a
                                          DOVE bracelet or
                                          clothesline    pin!
                                          Both items can be
                                          purchased online
                                          via our website.

                                                                                                                                                                    Photos courtesy of Margaret Loughlin (http://marlouphotos.shutterfly.com)

				
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