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Christina Falla joins New Hope for Women Board of Directors

Posted May 02, 2014, at 1:41 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014—New Hope for Women is pleased to announce the addition of Christina Falla to its board of directors. A resident of South Thomaston, Falla is a clinical social worker.

In making her decision to join the board of New Hope for Women, Falla cited the organization’s important role in the communities it serves. “Because of my commitment to helping others and promoting social justice, it was important to be part of an organization whose work in the community is all-encompassing in its support and advocacy of children and families in need. I am honored to have been given the opportunity to serve on this board.”

New Hope for Women offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. It also provides important educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer and healthier future.

In 2013, New Hope for Women provided over 3300 hours of direct service to 1138 advocacy clients, and over 4100 hours of community and youth outreach including violence prevention and response programming to 10,704 participants. Volunteers on our 24-hour crisis hotline provided over 3200 hours of hotline coverage.

Additionally, NHFW provided 11 safe home nights to eight individuals, and another 796 nights to six individuals in collaboration with the Shelter-Without-Walls program of the Knox County Homeless Coalition.

Learn more about New Hope for Women at www.newhopeforwomen.org or call 800-522-3304.

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