Portland, Oregon Jul 18, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – Bradley Angle opened its domestic violence shelter in 1975, becoming one of just a handful in the country and the first on the West Coast. Its Bonnie Tinker Emergency Shelter remained open during the entire pandemic and provided 43% of shelter space given to domestic violence survivors in Multnomah County (Joint Office of Homeless Services FY2020-2021 data).
A portion of the shelter space has undergone renovations to make it more trauma-informed for adult and child survivors. In addition to the internal space, the garden was also in need of attention. It received this care from Portland Timbers & Thorns volunteers on Monday, July 11 when Timbers players Dairon Asprilla and Dario Zuparic joined Thorns players Gabby Provenzano and Hannah Betfort to help clean up the garden at the shelter.
“Each member of the team at Bradley Angle has been leading with our individual and collective resilience in today’s social and political climate. Elevating the rights of women in Portland whenever they are called into question IS our work. We’re grateful for our partnership with the Portland Thorns & Timbers FC as we move through summer where the need for safe & stable housing and economic stability is at an all-time high in our region” said Bradley Angle’s executive director, Bri Condon.
About Bradley Angle
Bradley Angle’s mission is to serve all people affected by domestic violence. We do this by placing people experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence at the center of our services and providing them with safety, education, empowerment, healing, and hope. We were the first to provide shelter and services to all gender identities or sexual orientations and continue to be one of the few that do. We also offer a second culturally specific program for Black/African American survivors called Healing Roots. This was expanded last year, to support children of these survivors by addressing intergenerational trauma and abuse.
Learn more at https://bradleyangle.org/
5432 N. Albina Ave
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