Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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October 26, 2012

Safe Passage breaks record

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Area supporters may send tax-deductible checks to Safe Passage, P.O. Box 235, Batesville, IN 47006.

There are other ways to aid the center, which serves residents of Ripley, Franklin, Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland counties. The list of needed items “just changes daily,” reported the director. Now donated copy paper and stamps would be appreciated. Persons who wish to contribute new or used items may call the facility at 933-1990 to learn what is needed or enlist in volunteer Terri Gardner’s Kindness Network by e-mailing her at tgardner@safepassageinc.org. About 80 citizens receive e-mail blasts when something is wanted. Recently, it took a day to locate three girls’ coats.

Volunteers also are sought to answer phone calls and do other office tasks, transport clients and help with childrenís programs. Persons may sign up by calling the same phone number.

Persons who want Safe Passage updates and upcoming quarterly newsletters may e-mail jyorn@safepassageinc.org.

Debbie Blank can be contacted at 812-934-4343, Ext. 113; or debbie.blank@batesvilleheraldtribune.com.

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