give local 757

As you may or may not know, Give Local 757 exists to better serve our community, by making it easier to donate to local charities and organizations. This year the day of giving is Tuesday, May 12, 2020. The Genieve Shelter is participating this year, and we would be grateful for any assistance you could offer. As a nonprofit, we rely heavily on generous gifts from our neighbors and the community. Especially due to the current social and economic climate, we appreciate your continued support.

Starting at 12 AM on May 12, 2020 please visit: https://www.givelocal757.org/organizations/the-genieve-shelter

All giving will end May 12 at 11:59 PM.

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

TEXT-TO-911 NOW AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENTS OF SUFFOLK 

How to text 911:

  1. On your mobile device, enter the numbers "911" in the "To" or "Recipient" field of a new text message...
  2. The first text to 911 should be short and include the location of the emergency, and ask for the police, fire, or ambulance...
  3. Press the "Send" button
  4. Answer questions and follow instructions from the 911 call taker

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAND SIGNAL NOW BEING USED DURING COVID-19

How to use hand signal:

  1. Click on this link to see more: LINK 
  2. When virtually talking with a friend, social worker, case manager, doctor, etc. you can use the signal to non-verbally ask for help
  3. The person seeing the symbol should then ask you yes or no questions to get you the best help you need (Ex. Would you like me to call 911? Do you need me to call a shelter and look into services for you?)