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The KCMQ True North Radiothon

The KCMQ True North Radiothon powered by Brian Wear Plumbing is back!

True North is a comprehensive domestic and sexual violence victim service program. The services provided are designed to empower those who have been battered or abused by an intimate partner, enabling them to begin the healing process and work towards regaining control of their lives again. Join us on June 21st as we once again come together to support this incredible organization.

You’ll hear stories of how they have helped people turn their lives around during the radiothon. You can also learn more about them here.

Donate now by clicking the button below thanks to Missouri Self Storage, text NORTH to 1-800-455-1967 thanks to Tiger Tots Preschool, or you can call the Atterberry Auction phone bank at 573-815-7516 on June 21st.

The goal of True North is to provide all victims with safe housing, advocacy and support. This advocacy and support may encompass initial contact through continuous counseling, protection, housing assistance, and appropriate legal actions.

Services True North Provides:
Emergency Shelter
24/7 Hotline
Domestic/Sexual Violence Education
Domestic Violence Enforcement Unity
Court Advocacy
Hospital Advocacy
Support Groups
Case Management
Children’s Services
Safety Planning
Life Skills Sessions

2022 True North Statistics:
3,694 Hotline Calls (3,420 victims of domestic violence, 165 sexual assault, 52 human trafficking, 57 stalking)
4,485 Volunteer Hours
5,877 Emergency Shelter Bed Nights
8,230 Transitional Living Bed Nights
7,493 Hours of Additional Support Services
86% of victims were from Boone County
Average age of residents was 34.21 years
Average length of stay was 32.47 days

“On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by and intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.”

“1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime.”

If you need assistance, please reach out to the True North Hotline at 1-800-548-2480.

Thank you to our partners: Brian Wear Plumbing, Atterberry Auction, Missouri Self Storage, Tiger Tots Preschool, Phyllis Nichols – State Farm Insurance, Dive Bar, Jersey Mike’s, First State Community Bank, and Dryer’s Shoe Store.