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Capital Campaign
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A PLACE FOR HOPE

Capital Campaign

When a child experiences abuse, there
must be a safe place to go —
a place
where they can feel secure and
supported. A place where they can
begin to hope again. For any child in
the five-County Columbia River Gorge
region,
SafeSpace is that place.

Investments in the SafeSpace Capital
Campaign will help ensure SafeSpace
will always be here for child victims of
abuse, neglect and maltreatment.

Objectives

  • Create the first permanent Columbia Gorge location for a child advocacy center 

  • Establish the SafeSpace Hope Fund to improve and expand access to support for children who experience abuse 

  • Add space for children’s mental health providers on-site 

  • Serve as collaborative location for regional children’s programs

Impact

  • Increase SafeSpace case capacity from 160 to 320 per year 

  • Eliminate wait lists, improving response time for concerns of child abuse

  • Add in-house bilingual Pediatric Mental Health Provider

  • Provide outreach, planning and training center for regional child abuse response with law enforcement and child services partners

  • Add satellite location in The Dalles to enhance access to SafeSpace support

Timeline

By Spring 2023
Begin renovation with 80% of funds raised


By Spring 2024
Complete renovation with 100% funding committed

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For more information, please contact Beatriz Lynch: blynch@safespacecac.org, 541.436.2960

CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP

Dillon Borton, Chair
VP, KeyB
ank


Jenn Dillard
Community Volunteer, Real Estate Broker

 

Claire Griffin
Owner of Griffin House
 

Erin Mason
SafeSpace Board member; Detective, Hood River


Carmen Myers
Columbia Bank Branch Manager, The Dalles

 

Mike Oates
Owner of Oates Orchards

 

Craig Ortega
Senior VP Columbia Bank

FACILITY VISION
The SafeSpace Campaign aims to purchase and renovate 8,400 sf at 206 Wasco Loop, easy regional access near I-84.
FACILITY TEAM Jeff Dellis, Architect; Griffin Construction, General Contractor;
Tanner Hall Windemere Real Estate, Advisor; Anne Medenbach Copper West Real Estate, Advisor.
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Joining the SafeSpace Capital Campaign Team means delivering
a huge win for the children of the Columbia Gorge region.

Together, we are giving children who have been abused
a fresh start and new hope.
For more information, please contact Beatriz Lynch:
blynch@safespacecac.org, 541.436.2960
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