HelpLine Promotes the Importance of Believing Survivors During Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April

Delaware, OH – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and HelpLine Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN) is promoting the message, “Start by Believing” (SBB), through providing education on appropriate responses to sexual assault disclosures. Affirming responses lead to improved access to support resources for Survivors while ending the cycle of silence. Created by End Violence Against […]

Make A Difference Delaware County Volunteers Show Care, Compassion Despite COVID-19

More than 400 volunteers participated in Make A Difference Delaware County (MDDC) – the largest single day of volunteering in Delaware County. Sponsored by Connections Volunteer Center, MDDC is a two-time national award-winning event and is in its 14th year. And, while COVID-19 posed logistical challenges this year, volunteers were determined to deliver care and […]

Sages and Seekers Intergenerational Program Goes Virtual at Big Walnut High School

Connections Volunteer Center delivered its first-ever virtual edition of Sages and Seekers at Big Walnut High School (BWHS) this fall. Due to COVID, the coordinators quickly realized the need to pivot and find an innovative way to deliver the highly sought after program. The program first debuted in 2019 through a community grant from the Delaware County Commissioners […]