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At The Second Step, we rely on our community to help survivors of domestic violence reach safety, stability, and well-being. Your contribution to this effort is critical. Scroll down to learn about opportunities to make an impact in the lives of those around you.

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Your gift in any amount has tremendous impact on the life-changing work we do at The Second Step. Your generosity helps hundreds of adults and children move from abuse to safety, stability, and well-being.

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Contributions from individuals like you are critical to the success of our programs and the survivors they serve. Your gift supports a range of needs, from staffing of critical programs, to providing food for survivors, to helping just to keep the lights and heat on.

Wish Lists & Gift Drives

The Second Step welcomes donations of items from gift drives to help survivors and their families. We are so grateful to the individuals and groups who provide needed items to help survivors set up their new lives.

Examples of items we collect include:

  • Diapers and baby supplies
  • Hygiene products
  • Household goods
  • Bedding and Bath items
  • Kitchen supplies
  • Seasonal items (Back to School backpacks, Valentine’s Bags and more)

Contact our Director of Advancement Marisa Rowe at for more information on how to run a gift drive or how to access a wish list for The Second Step.