Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Operation Care Presents: “A Heroes Round Up” - Sat June 1

Honoring Community Heroes Protecting Domestic Violence Victims

JACKSON, CA – Operation Care will present “A Heroes Round Up” taking place at St. Sava Community Center, Mission Blvd., Jackson, CA on Saturday, June 1, 2019 and featuring dinner, Buckle Award presentations, and good old fashioned family fun! 

Operation Care is proud to bring “A Heroes Round Up” to St. Sava Community Center for the first time.   This event is in place of prior Oscar Night and continues the annual tradition of recognizing local partners who have stood out in support of Domestic Violence victims.  “A Heroes Round Up” will include a silent auction, square dancing demonstration by the Jackson Claim Jumpers, best boots contest, music, dancing, corn hole, and many other family friendly activities. 

Cocktails will be available for purchase starting at 5:00 pm with dinner and Buckle presentations to follow.  Ticket prices are $40 per person for adults and $20 for those 17 years and under.  Tickets may be purchased online by visiting https://operationcare.org/ , at the Operation Care office located at 817 Court Street, Suite 12, Jackson, or at the door

Proceeds benefit Operation Care’s domestic violence and sexual assault programs. Operation Care is a 501c3 organization. Tax ID 94-2797327. Sutter Health is a sponsor of this event.  This program is partially funded by CAL OES RC17201628.

Operation Care has been providing services and safe shelter for victims of domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) since 1980. During the 2017/2018 fiscal year, Operation Care assisted 318 clients and housed 46 women and children at our safe house. Advocates helped 42 victims with temporary restraining orders, and provided crisis intervention to 42 sexual assault victims and 38 Victims of Crime. The staff provided 281 DV/SA peer counseling sessions, answered 256 DV/SA crisis calls and hundreds of transports to appointments, court, and other locations. The mission of the organization is to provide domestic violence and sexual assault support services, crisis intervention and education in our community.

“We believe in the value and dignity of individuals, and that people have a right to live in a safe, secure environment, free from violence,” states Tammie Crabtree, Executive Director.  Operation Care provides individuals with the opportunities and tools to end the cycle of violence. For more information call 209-223-2897 or visit www.operationcare.org and https://www.facebook.com/operationcare.

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