Libby Testimonial: From Victim to Advocate

Libby reached out to us as we put together our October Domestic Violence Awareness campaign and said she wanted to take part in helping us Paint 757 Purple and that her office was going to be participating in Purple Thursday on October 19th. Libby Cutshall is a Licensed Professional Counselor at Eden Counseling Center in Virginia [...]

2017-11-08T16:46:17+00:00October 20th, 2017|Post|0 Comments

Wards Corner 10k 2017 in Norfolk to Benefit Samaritan House

This past Saturday on October 14th, 2017, runners, walkers, vendors, volunteers, Samaritan House staff and community supporters braved the chilly weather to participate in the 2nd annual Wards Corner 10k put on by Mettle Events.   Wards Corner 10K is a celebration of the fall season to scenic Wards Corner in Norfolk with great run/walk [...]

2017-10-20T20:58:06+00:00October 20th, 2017|Post|0 Comments

Samaritan House on WTKR Channel 3 Live

Samaritan House staff members Katherine Ashford (Community Outreach Coordinator) and Eva Fuze (Marketing and Events Coordinator) had the opportunity to be featured by WTKR Channel 3 earlier this week to talk about the Paint 757 Purple campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Katherine and Eva met at G. Patton Salon with salon owner Sabrina, who [...]

2017-10-20T15:08:58+00:00October 20th, 2017|Post|0 Comments

Hampton Roads Businesses are Helping Samaritan House #Paint757Purple!

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year Samaritan House is inviting local businesses in Hampton Roads to participate in a unique way! We are teaming up with local hair salons, bakeries, restaurants, dog groomers, and other businesses to take a stand against domestic violence and #PAINT757PURPLE. This color represents solidarity [...]

2017-10-20T14:54:50+00:00October 11th, 2017|Post|0 Comments

Safe and Sound Foster Program Established for Clients and Pets

The Norfolk SPCA and Samaritan House have partnered to provide additional support to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking in a unique way. Abusers often threaten the welfare of pets in an effort to control the victim. Afraid to leave their pets behind, the abused often choose not to leave their situation. That is where the [...]

2017-10-10T19:40:58+00:00October 10th, 2017|Post|0 Comments
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