Press Release (posted October 16, 2018)
Violence Intervention Project recently nominated Barbara McWillliams for a Green Bay Packers Give Back Award. This award honors volunteers who dedicate and provide leadership to improving the community in which they live. There are 10 individuals throughout the state that are chosen for this award. VIP is happy to announce Barbara McWilliams has been awarded a recipient of the Green Bay Packers Give Back Award. Violence Intervention Project will receive a $2,000.00 grant for Barbara being a recipient in the adult volunteer category.
Barbara has dedicated much of her time to volunteering for VIP. Barbara is an active volunteer on our 24-hour crisis helpline as well as reaching out to our community by handing out resource material and working events such as Packers concession stands to raise funds for VIP. These are just a few of the tasks Barbara gives her time to. She has shown compassion to the individuals she works with and provides a positive outlook with her volunteering. So far this year, Barbara has contributed a total of 718.5 volunteer hours to Violence Intervention Project. We would like to send a sincere Thank You to Barbara for all the work she has done for VIP and the people we work with and a Thank you to Green Bay Packers for choosing Barbara as a recipient.
Violence Intervention Project is a dual agency providing supportive services to individuals and their families who have been impacted by domestic violence and or sexual assault.
In 2017, we served 251 individuals through our advocacy programs, provided 93 presentations to 2,542 students in Kewaunee County schools, provided transitional living housing for 2 women and 2 children totaling 90 nights of stay, and provided 167 safe supervised visits through our SAVES program. We greatly appreciate your continued support of our organization and the work that we do. It is only through the generosity of many individuals, groups, and businesses that we are able to continue to provide these necessary services.