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Pretty Bird Woman House Fundraising Drive a Success!

December 30, 2007

Recently, I and a bunch of other bloggers encouraged you to check out and consider donating to Pretty Bird Woman House, a shelter for abused women on the Standing Rock Reservation that has met with some hard times. As of December 28th, the shelter reached their goal of $70,000 raised to procure a new home for the shelter with proper security. If any of you donated, thank you.

Please note, however, that while the assistance to Pretty Bird Woman House helps relieve a local symptom, the disease of sexual assault against women on reservations is still rampant. If you haven’t already, please see this Amnesty International report for background.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 2, 2008 7:28 pm

    Woohoo! It’s awesome to see people come together for a cause like this. Now if only every local cause like this could be helped so incredibly….

  2. January 2, 2008 8:54 pm

    Jessi, no kidding. I’ve been seriously considering featuring one group per month to encourage donations, but I wonder whether it would actually drum up any contributions.

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