Washington (noon) Rotary hears from support groups

Published 2:12 pm Friday, September 22, 2017

Introduced by Washington (noon) Rotary member and United Way Director Sally Love, Nadine Gordon of the Real Crisis Center in Washington delivered a presentation that explained the various intervention services they provided.

Focused primarily on suicide prevention, the call center also provides:

  • Counseling
  • Information & Referral
  • Sexual Assault Services
  • Advocacy
  • Suicide Intervention/Prevention
  • Dial-A-Teen
  • Community Resource Connection
  • Outreach/Education

The Real Crisis Center is funded by the United Way, which in turn receives support from the Washington (noon) Rotary. This provided an opportunity for club members to hear, first hand, of the benefits derived from their fundraising efforts throughout the year.

To learn more about The Real Crisis Center, visit http://realcrisis.org/. The organization can be reached by calling 252-758-4357; emailing realcrisis@embarqmail.com; or visiting 155 N. Market St., Suite 225, Washington.

Washington Noon Rotary consists of volunteers within Beaufort County dedicating their efforts to charitable causes both locally and those to which its parent organization subscribes. Each year, this local group has raised and disbursed funds to local non-profits through creative fundraising activities. For more information, visit http://washingtonnoonrotary.org/ or www.facebook.com/WashingtonNoonRotary/.