“Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment Celebrates 6 Years and 620 Survivors”
DETROIT, MI – May 18, 2012 - On Friday, May 18th Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) will celebrate six years of assisting victims of domestic violence become self sufficient. Tracey McCaskill, News Director/On Air Host – FM 98 WJLB & WMXD Mix 92.3 will emcee the event.
“I am so honored –and just sheer excited to take part in SAFE’s Annual Appreciation Event. In spearheading this organization — Kalyn Risker has been a staunch agent for CHANGE within this community –and beyond.” – Tracey McCaskill, News Director/On Air Host – FM 98 WJLB & WMXD Mix 92.3
SAFE is dedicated to the financial empowerment of victims of domestic violence by providing training, workshops and resources to equip program participants with the tools necessary to become self-sufficient. The organization’s success is a direct result of the hard work and commitment of its volunteers and supporters. Since its inception SAFE has assisted over 620 victims of domestic violence and this event will serve as an opportunity to celebrate the growth of the organization and the strides it has made in the community.
“I am so proud of SAFE and that within six years developed into an organization that is being recognized on a national and now global level for its track record of effectively helping survivors of domestic violence to be free from abuse while obtaining the skills and resources they need to obtain a new job, return to school and become entrepreneurs.” – Kalyn Risker, Founder and Executive Director, Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE)
SAFE’s 6th Annual Appreciation Event Fundraiser will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.at the beautiful Detroit Historical Museum with a special Afterglow Event immediately following. Tickets are $35.