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SafeNest HOPE Heroes Campaign Download

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Established in 1977, SafeNest is Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit dedicated to ending domestic violence by focusing on five core confidential, trauma-informed services: emergency shelter, 24/7 crisis hotline, counseling, advocacy and prevention education.

SafeNest maintains the only confidential domestic violence shelter in Las Vegas; operates a 24-hour crisis hotline (which is sole access point of emergency protection orders in Clark County) and a text-to-chat line; provides individual and group counseling; maintains victim advocates in the justice and law enforcement systems; and provides domestic violence education, prevention, and training programs within the Clark County community.

Across all programs, SafeNest provides direct services to more than 20,000 clients annually, serving Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, Mesquite, and surrounding rural areas.

In this episode, Wendy chatted with Safenest CEO, Liz Ortenburger. In partnership with Findlay Cadillac, Safenest is seeking community members who exempligy courage, resilency and perseverance as nominees for their HOPE Heroes campaign. Liz gave details about what it means to be a HOPE Hero and how to nominate someone. Chosen heroes will get to go to Camp Hope Las Vegas and tell their stories to children and teens who have been impacted by domestic and/or sexual violence. Liz also spoke about some of their other “Pathways To Hope” programs SafeNest offers, including Coaching Boys Into Men and Athletes as Leaders. Liz explained these are evidence-based national programs giving young athletes resources to develop the skills to build healthy relationships and forestall domestic and sexual violence. SafeNest will accept HOPE Hero nominees through March 21 and the three will be chosen and honored on May 7th at the organization’s Spring Soiree.

To learn more about SafeNest, visit

Original Air Date: March 13, 2022.

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