Gateway to Hope thank you, photos

The board of directors and staff at Gateway Domestic Violence Center would like to extend our sincere thanks to the sponsors and supporters of 2018’s Gateway to Hope. This year the event, which is Gateway’s largest annual fundraiser, took place on March 23 at Chattahoochee Country Club. Check out some […]

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Flowery Branch outreach office to open March 1

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Gateway Domestic Violence Center has been providing shelter support and legal advocacy for survivors of domestic abuse since 1982. On March 1 the nonprofit will open an outreach office in Flowery Branch to make its services more accessible to residents in Braselton, Oakwood, Flowery Branch and other […]

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Gateway receives $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation

Gateway Domestic Violence Center is one of 150 domestic violence programs around the country that recently was awarded a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. Gateway will use the grant to support its emergency shelter and transitional housing programs said Jessica Butler, executive director at Gateway. “We were thrilled […]

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Local help is available to victims of domestic violence

By Scott Kimbler, As a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, AccessWDUN sat down with the Executive Director of Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville. Jessica Butler said domestic violence affects one in four women in their lifetime. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it also affects […]

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Golf tournament raises $262K for Gainesville domestic violence shelter

By AccessWDUN staff The 26th Annual Medical Center Open Golf Tournament, which was held Thursday at Chicopee Woods, raised $262,082 for Gateway Domestic Violence Center.   All of the proceeds will go to the “Gateway to 2020 Campaign,” a $2 million capital initiative to build a new domestic abuse shelter. Funds from the tournament will allow […]

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Domestic violence survivor offers advice for stakeholders

By Nick Watson The (Gainesville) Times After three months of intensive rehabilitation, multiple surgeries and roughly 19 months away from her job, April Ross returned to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office in November 2015. Her caseload would be focused on domestic violence cases, as she had spent the past […]

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