Jay Gotra | Philanthropy

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Author: Jay Gotra

Alliance Security & Adopt-A-Family 2015

The ability to give back is a gift in itself. Alliance Security is proud of all of our employees who volunteered their time this Holiday Season to help with the Adopt-A-Family project! Alliance employees took time before and after work to shop and wrap gifts for over 50 children in Rhode Island. SHOW MORE  

Adopt-a-Family, Making the Holidays Brighter

Ah the holidays…a time for friends, family, and of course gifts! With Christmas right around the corner, many Americans have already finished their holiday shopping for their friends and love ones. However, what if you knew of a family who did not have Santa’s gifts under the Christmas tree? What if you if you knew […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month : Get Off the Bench!

Part of the mission of the Ten Men organization is to provide non-violent men with information on how to stop domestic violence every day. And this month will be no different. However, throughout the country, October is designated as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” bringing even more attention to this critical issue. Domestic Violence Awareness Month […]

Data Protection for Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Last month,I wrote an article about different steps that people should take in safeguarding their personal information online. With a spate of recent data breaches at large companies, it’s no surprise that data security is on the top of everyone’s mind. But protecting one’s real-life safety when engaging on digital platforms has always been a […]

Paying Our Way Out of Violence

The Ten Men Initiative is one borne out of a desire for men from all walks of life to help end dating and domestic violence through teaching other men how to help the victims of such abuse by reaching the abuser. In Rhode Island, Ten Men is the first statewide effort that consists of prominent […]

When The Money Stops

Domestic abuse hurts us all. When the safety of a home is threatened, there is nowhere left to turn. Too often families are torn apart silently behind closed doors. Organizations like Ten Men and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence do their best to stand against the tide of domestic violence. And while we are […]

News from the State House in the Fight Against Domestic Violence

On June 18, 2015,  the Senate approved legislation to create a new fund targeted at preventing domestic and dating violence in the state of Rhode Island. The bills were sponsored by Maryellen Goodwin and survivors, advocates and community members showed up in an act of solidarity to the State House to encourage movement on the […]

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