The Mission of WomenSafe is to provide emergency shelter and support services
to survivors of domestic violence throughout northeast Ohio.

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Calling All Fashionistas!

Come join us for a fabulous fun event!
(Click to download pdf Fashion Show Invite)

Fashionistas and “Ladies Who Lunch”… this event is for you! Please join WomenSafe and enjoy a fabulous afternoon that will include a luncheon and Fashion Show along with a Chinese and Silent Auction. All proceeds will benefit adults and children who are victims of domestic violence and utilize the many services that WomenSafe provides.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 28th from noon until approximately 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at the beautifully renovated Acacia Reservation located at 26899 Cedar Road in Lyndhurst. The new venue will allow for easy access for guests from throughout the Northeast Ohio area.

In addition to the luncheon, a fashion show of Black and White Couture will be presented and narrated by the esteemed Dr. Connie Korosek, Professor and Fashion Chair at Ursuline College. A Chinese auction featuring over 25 beautiful baskets filled with a wide variety of items for every interest will be available, in addition to some very exclusive and unique silent auction offerings.

The cost to attend is $38 per person—or you may purchase a table of 8 for $304.  You may also want to consider becoming a sponsor in which offer additional recognition for you and your guests based on the level of sponsorship. Current levels include: $1,000 (eight admissions), $500 (four admissions), $250 (two admissions), or $150 (one admission). More information can be gained by contacting the WomenSafe Development Office and at Remember, sponsorships are tax deductible to the extent allowable by and will offer the opportunity for you to showcase your support of the agency’s efforts.

This is a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon and also help victims of domestic violence in the community. If you would like to attend this event, sponsor or donate auction items, please contact Emily Heckman at 440-286-7154 ext. 248 or email at



Sunday, September 28, 2014

Noon-3:30 pm

*New Location*
Acacia Reservation
26899 Cedar Road
Lyndhurst, Ohio

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Casino Royale 2014 Sets A Record Year

2014 sponsor signCasino Royale 2014 Sets A Record Year

WomenSafe proudly hosted their thirteenth annual Casino Royale on February 8, 2014.  By the end of the evening the agency had reached record numbers.  Through a host of activities including an evening of casino gaming, one-of-a-kind silent auction items, a grand prize raffle, wine pulls, music, great food, an open bar, and a $1000 raffle, the agency netted over $35,000 to directly benefit the clients being served by WomenSafe.

This event would not have been as successful had it not been for our very generous sponsors.  Most notable, Shelly and Robert Wallens signed on early as our “Ace of Spades” Sponsor. Additional sponsors included, “King of Diamonds” Sponsors: SS&G and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital; “Queen of Hearts” Sponsors: Dr. Jeffrey J. Cameron, Consolidated Investment Corporation, Heckman Excavating, Mesirow Financial, Parker Precision, and the Junction Auto Family. There were also 13 “Jack of Clubs” Sponsors. 

Please save the date for next year, February 7, 2015.  If you would like more information on this special event and other events being held by WomenSafe, please call the Development Office at 440-286-7154 x223 or email You can also visit for more information on benefits and agency services.

All proceeds from Casino Night will directly benefit clients utilizing WomenSafe services.  For over 30 years, WomenSafe has provided emergency shelter and resources to survivors of domestic violence throughout Northeast Ohio.

To view photos of Casino Night, visit:


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WomenSafe Offers Free Support Group For Young Adults

Chardon, OH- WomenSafe’s mission is to provide emergency shelter and support services for victims of domestic violence throughout Northeast Ohio. WomenSafe is starting an 8-week support group for female and male youth (ages 7-14) that have experienced or witnessed domestic violence.

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