Thursday, August 28, 2014

Magdalene House: Helping Women in Transition

From Arkansas-

Work is underway to provide funding for a home and sanctuary for women recovering from violence, prostitution, trafficking, addiction and incarceration.

Friday's fundraiser, held at St. Paul's Episcopal, was a way to introduce Magdalene House to the public. The house is modeled after facilities in Memphis and Nashville, that serves as safe, supportive transitional housing for women coming out of prison and on their way to rebuilding their lives. Most or all have drug addictions, were sexually abused as teens and were prostitutes.

Magdalene Fayetteville's first home will house six women for two years and will provide safety, acceptance, and access to medical and dental care, therapy, education and job training free of charge.

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