Clean Out Your Closets

Spring is around the corner, the perfect time to clean out your closets and encourage your friends to do the same. Host a virtual gathering to engage everyone in The Retreat’s mission and persuade them to clean out their closets and donate their  gently used clothing, shoes, handbags, and other accessories to the Retreat Boutique. It’s tax-deductible, too! Donations can be dropped at the store by

Welcome Kits

Assemble Welcome Kits for our Shelter residents and other clients. In a  recent chance conversation with a Retreat staff member, a woman shared a vivid memory of being presented with a warm and comforting blanket when she first arrived at the Shelter mote than 20 years ago. 

Goods for Good

Year-round, our clients have ongoing need of some basics. Full-sized toiletries, underwear and socks for children and adults, sports bras, leggings, gloves and scarves are among the items in greatest demand. Host a Drive (in person or Zoom), gathering your friends and colleagues to secure donations of any/all  of these items or  others. Choose a […]

Notes of Encouragement

The world for many domestic abuse victims can be lonely, isolated, and filled with fear. Sometimes reaching out and letting them know that you are there for them can provide tremendous relief. The Retreat needs your support in writing notes and cards offering encouragement, letting our clients know they are not alone and our community […]