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“Michelle”

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 20:51 -- Anna

“Are we going someplace where daddy can’t yell at us anymore?”

“Yeah,” she told her son as she left their home with only her pre-school children and her purse, telling her husband they were just going to the grocery store.

Your Donation will be DOUBLED on Giving Hearts Day 2-13-14!

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 16:41 -- Anna

On Thursday, February 13th Lakes Crisis & Resource Center will once again be participating in Giving Hearts Day.   On that day, Dakota Medical Foundation will match online contributions made to LCRC.  We are so pround to have been selected to participate in this opportunity and we invite you to give from the heart & have your donation DOUBLED!

Attention all Amazon.com Shoppers!

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 16:36 -- Anna

Lakes Crisis & Resource Center is now a participant of the AmazonSmile program.  By participating in this program, Amazon will donate .5% of all purchases made when you select our agency as the recipient.  There is no additional cost to you, nor does it affect the purchase price of your items!  The contribution is solely that of Amazon.  Follow this link to go directly to the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center portal:  http://smile.amazon.com/ch/41-1456433

What are you waiting for?  Start shopping!

LCRC Annual Banquet - April 4th, 2014

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:33 -- Anna

SAVE THE DATE - APRIL 4TH

It's not too early to start thinking spring!  The Lakes Crisis & Resource Center will be hosting our Annual Banquet on Friday, April 4th at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes.  We want everyone to join us for a wonderful evening with great food, games, socializing, live and silent auctions, and philanthropic FUN! 

Board Member Positions Available!

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 20:43 -- Anna

We've been blessed with fantastic Board Members.  Unfortunately, we recently said goodbye to 2 devoted members who had fulfilled the maximum length of board membership.  Perhaps you have been thinking of getting involved, learning more about LCRC, or sharing your time and talents.  If so, please call us at 847-8572 or stop in and chat with Jan or Anna.  We would be happy to give you more information.  

 

We'd love to work with you! 

Holiday Greetings from Executive Director Jan Logan

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 16:57 -- Anna

With the Holiday Season upon us, we take time to reflect on how fortunate we are to have our family, friends, home and resources. It is truly a time to give thanks and remember those who may not be as fortunate as we are.

I'd like to share with you some of the highlights of the past year made possible through your generosity and support.

Children Learn What They Live - Renee Latterell, PsyD, LP

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 16:44 -- Anna

Regular stress is ok and normal. However, the stress induced when a child is exposed to alcohol/drug abuse, domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse, emotional and physical neglect can overwhelm the body’s stress response system and traumatize the child. Not all children or adults for that matter are traumatized by traumatic events. Children are likely to be traumatized:  1) when they perceive the event as scary and life threatening to themselves or someone close to them; and 2) they don’t have the coping skills to deal with it.

The Impact of A Girls Support Group

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 15:05 -- Anna

On November 14th, the attendees of our Children’s Breakfast heard from a courageous young woman and participant in the support groups LCRC provides in area schools. What you will read below is her story.  It is her journey in her own words depicting the tragic childhood she experienced and how the Girls Group impacted and changed her life.  The names have been changed.

Happy Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 17:04 -- Anna

Thanksgiving is the most appropriate day for all of us at the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center to reach out and wish all of our clients and supporters a Happy Thanksgiving.    We have so much to be thankful for.  To the clients we serve -- thank you for coming to us and trusting us in your time of need.  To our supporters -- thank you for the role you play in ensuring that we are there and have the necessary resources when the phones and doorbells ring.  We are thankful for you all.

 

Happy Thanksgiving.

 

 

Childcare Help Needed

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 17:50 -- Anna

Mary's Place has been in operation for over 1.5 years now.  It has been a challenging and rewarding experience; and we've learned a lot!  One need we quickly assessed was that a childcare position would be paramount in allowing Mary's Place residents to work towards their goals.  As all of you mothers and fathers know, parenting can be mentally, emotionally and physically taxing and a break is not only welcomed but needed. 

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