Inaugural Heartland Family Service Event Raises Over $10K

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Inaugural Heartland Family Service Event Raises Over $10K

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Heartland Family Service ( hosted its “Strengthen Our Survivors” fundraising event on October 28.

During the brand new event, which was created to raise both awareness and funds to further the organization’s community initiatives and outreach, attendees enjoyed brunch and an artisan vendor fair. All proceeds will support Heartland Family Service’s Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services program. In total, “Strengthen Our Survivors” raised $10,950! Special thanks are extended to Lynn Muller, who served as event chair, and all of the attendees who made it such a great success.

Since 1875, Heartland Family Service has responded to the needs of our area’s most vulnerable children and families. Each year, the agency’s 50 programs serve more than 52,000 individuals of all ages from more than 15 locations in eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Heartland Family Service provides critical human services to the individuals and families who ultimately shape the future of our community through the following program areas: Child and Family, Counseling and Prevention, and Housing and Financial Stability.

To find out more about Heartland Family Service, visit or contact Charli Hathcox at (402) 552-7447 /