All posts tagged: Guardian Angels Community Service

Shattered Lives: KRUSH!

“Krush” Kent is the street name for Baltimore Guardian Angel Assistant Chapter Commander. Before joining Guardian Angels, and known as Victoria, Krush was a victim of an abusive relationship which subsequently helped create an outreach organization to help recognize the patterns of abuse and honor the victims. Relating her personal story, Krush tells listeners about the pattern of behavior of her abuser and how common traits are shared among abusers. She also talks about what it took for her to leave the relationship, how it was done, and the aftermath and positive approach she took. By joining forces with Guardian Angels, Krush was finally free from the individual who continued to stalk and harass her. By showing him that there were others who had her back, along with restraining orders, he stopped. Krush Kent created the organization, Remember Me, to bring awareness to the community of the loss of life, missing persons, and effects of domestic violence.Through the grass-roots beginnings of Remember Me, Krush profiled a person who was either missing or murdered, joined with the …

Fundraising Continues for Groundwork: Halloween Benefit Raffle

Saturday, October 29, beginning at 4:30 pm at the Hampton Inn Banquet Room in Bolingbrook, IL,there will be Halloween festivities for the whole family, including raffles for various gift baskets, face painting and temporary tattoos for the kids, a DJ spinning tunes, Halloween inspired baked goods, and door prizes.  A family themed event created to have fun while participating in a good cause. October 1 marked the beginning of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Guardian Angels Community Service agency’s domestic violence program, Groundwork, kicked off the month with a 5Kwalk honoring victims of abuse.  Team Missing Stacy Peterson participated and has continued collecting donations for the agency along with other teams.  Ending the Awareness Month, all of the teams will unite as team “We Are One” and have organized a final fundraising event on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Hampton Inn in Bolingbrook, IL. With funding and budget cuts for victims services, the community teams recognized the need to pull out all the stops to gather as many donations as possible in order to …