News and Events

Welcome to our news and events page, where you can stay updated on our latest news. SAFEHOME hosts several special events throughout the year. Click on the links below to learn more about upcoming events.

News

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Former Chiefs Lineman Will Shields Up For Fourth Time As Hall Finalist - Will Shields has been a long time advocate for the cause of domestic violence. He has supported SAFEHOME by teaming up with us to host our annual Football Tournament Fundraiser. President/CEO Janee’ Hanzlick speaks with KCUR about Will Shields’ nomination to the Pro Football Hall of Fame: “This is not something he got involved with Read More …
Some believe domestic violence ad will be the most important commercial on Super Bowl Sunday: First Super Bowl ad on domestic violence will air - The domestic violence ad which is due to air during this Sunday’s Super Bowl is making headlines across the nation. SAFEHOME’s Executive Vice President, Kristin Brumm, spoke with 41 Action News about the powerful ad and its potential to raise awareness. http://www.kshb.com/news/some-believe-domestic-violence-ad-will-be-the-most-important-commercial-on-super-bowl-sunday
Johnson County District Attorney Honored with Statewide Award: Coalition awards its Community Ally of the Year Award - KCSDV Contact:  Joyce Grover o: 785-232-9784   c: 785-231-8933   Johnson County District Attorney Honored with Statewide Award  Coalition awards its Community Ally of the Year Award Topeka, Kan., February 12, 2015— Steve Howe, Johnson County District Attorney, received the Community Ally of the Year Award from the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV).  Read More …
Soccer clinic raises money, awareness for ongoing problem: Retired Chief Will Shields hosts Presidents Day event at 68 Inside Sports - Click on the link below to see the full news feature on the Shields Soccer Clinic that was held on Monday, February 16, 2015 and hosted by Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015 inductee, Will Shields. http://www.kmbc.com/news/soccer-clinic-raises-money-awareness-for-ongoing-problem/31297942
Kenny Thomas’ Olathe Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Credit Contribute $21,500 to SAFEHOME - For more information, contact: Aaron Bennett, SAFEHOME Media Relations 913-378-1517 aaron.bennett@safehome-ks.org   Kenny Thomas’ Olathe Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Credit Contribute $21,500 to SAFEHOME OVERLAND PARK, Kan., (Mar. 18, 2015) – Kenny Thomas, President of Kenny Thomas’ Olathe Toyota (Olathe, Kan.) has confirmed that he will contribute $10,000 in sponsorship of the Read More …

2015 Events List - SAFEHOME SPONSORED EVENTS: April 27, 2015 – “Tee It Up For SAFEHOME” 22nd Annual Golf Tournament – Click here for more information. June 13, 2015 – SAFEHOME Saturday Night (Formerly June Jubilee) – Click here for more information. Summer 2015 – School Supply Drive – Click on the following link for a downloadable PDF with Read More …
Tee It Up For SAFEHOME – Golf Tournament - presents SAFEHOME’s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament April 27, 2015 9:30 a.m. Shotgun Start Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate Four Person Scramble Early Bird Registration (through April 10): $160 Per Person $640 Per Foursome Registration (after April 10): $185 Per Person $740 Per Foursome Amount exceeding $95 per player is tax deductible. Fees Include: 18 holes Read More …
SAFEHOME Saturday Night - Presented by…   Click here to view a photo album of the event! Click the following link to view the editorial in the July 11 issue of The Independent: SSN Editorial Page 26   Saturday, June 13, 2015 Sheraton Overland Park Hotel 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS  66211 6:30 p.m. Reception, Silent Auction & Entertainment Read More …
Home Safe Home - Monday, October 19th, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Domestic Violence has been on the news recently, but SAFEHOME has been working right here in our own community to help counsel and shelter the victims of domestic violence since 1980. On Monday, October 19, SAFEHOME is hosting the 12th annual “Home Safe Home” Luncheon at the Read More …
2015 School Supply Drive -     Click the link below to download a School Supply Drive Wish List. School Supply Drive 2015-16   Although the school year has just come to a close, at SAFEHOME we are already gearing up for the 2015-16 school year and the needs that the children that receive services through our programs will have.  That being Read More …
Deed for Debbie Day 2015 - Friends and family of Debbie Beaver, a 2012 victim of domestic violence, honor her memory each year on her birthday, August 20th.  This year’s event offers an opportunity for all who want to join in the fight against domestic violence.  Rock & Brews, located in Overland Park’s Prairie Fire complex on 135th Street, will host Read More …
SAFEHOME Halloween 5K Run/Walk & Kid’s Fun Run - Saturday, October 31, 2015 SouthCreek Office Park – 7200 W. 132nd St., Overland Park, KS 66213 Race Time: 5K – 8:00 a.m. / Kid’s Fun Run – 9:00 a.m.   Please join us for the 1st Annual SAFEHOME 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run.  The event will be held Saturday, October 31, 2015 at SouthCreek Read More …