True North Radiothon 2024

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The Y107 True North Radiothon powered by Brian Wear Plumbing just wrapped up, and MidMo donated a whopping 37,158.28! That is a countless number of lives saved, thanks to you!

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 as we come together to support this incredible organization.

Learn more about True North here.

You can still donate by clicking the button below thanks to Missouri Self Storage, or text NORTH to 1-800-500-9107 thanks to Tiger Tots Preschool. Special thank you, too, to Atterberry Auction who was our day of phone bank sponsor.

Why support True North? And where does your donation go?

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, Tiger Tots Preschool, First State Community Bank, Jersey Mike’s on Grindstone, Phyllis Nichols – State Farm Insurance, Dive Bar, and Dryer’s Shoe Store.