Help Victims During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  To show our support and bring awareness to the issues facing victims of sexual violence, HR/Title IX is sponsoring a drive to support Safe Connections, one of the region’s oldest and largest victim support organizations working to prevent and end domestic and sexual violence.

Donation of the items listed below will assist Safe Connections to help survivors of domestic and sexual assault.  Between April 9th through April 25th donation bins will be located throughout the campus including Woods Hall, Arts Administration Building, MSC (1st and 2nd floors) and Marillac Hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Dana Beteet Daniels, Title IX Coordinator (Dana@umsl.edu) or Jessica Swederske, Deputy Title IX Coordinator (swederskej@umsl.edu).  For more information about Safe Connections, please check out their website at: https://www.safeconnections.org/ .

Wish list items and donation suggestions:

Herbal Tea, Candies, Cookies, Biscotti

The following should all be gender-neutral:  Thermoses , Water Bottles, Tumblers, Lotion, Lip Balm, Candles, Stress Balls, Shaving Items, Writing Tablets/Journals, Adult Coloring Books with Colored Pencils or Fine Tip Markers

Gift Cards in small denominations ($5 or $10) can be dropped off in the Human Resources Office.