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Latest News| Dec 4, 2018

In 2018, RAINN Helped More Survivors Than Ever

“This year, we have seen the longest, sustained growth of people reaching out in our 24-year history. Sexual violence affects almost every family in America—and that’s why it also takes every one of us to end it,” said RAINN president Scott Berkowitz. “We are grateful to the countless volunteers, donors, corporate sponsors, and government partners who support RAINN and make this work possible.”

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Dec 14, 2018

CBS Awards RAINN $2 Million to Help Survivors of Sexual Assault

RAINN today received a $2 million grant from CBS to continue its efforts to help survivors of sexual assault through its victim services programs. "Ending sexual violence takes everyone working together. This generous support will make it possible for us to help tens of thousands more survivors," says Scott Berkowitz, president and founder of RAINN.

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Dec 03, 2018

Why Pete Church is Matching RAINN Donations this December

Pete Church is a member of RAINN’s National Leadership Council and one of the generous donors who has pledged to match contributions RAINN receives through December 31. Pete shared why he believes sexual violence is a critical issue, why he’s excited to team up with RAINN, and how the match campaign can make a difference.

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Nov 05, 2018

Strategies for Survivors This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of celebration and a chance to reconnect with family and friends, but it can also present challenges for some survivors of sexual assault. “Simple safety tips, self-care strategies, and the support of loved ones can sometimes make all the difference,” says Keeli Sorensen, vice president of victim services.

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Latest News | June 05, 2014
Senate Committee Affirms Longstanding Commitment to Addressing Rape Kit Backlogs

On Thursday, June 5, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill that addresses the nation’s rape kit backlog

Latest News | May 28, 2014
Kilah’s Story Leads to Child Abuse Prevention Law

The Kilah Davenport Act of 2013 requires the Department of Justice to report on child abuse prevention laws in each state

Latest News | May 20, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: Keith Wheeler

When Keith Wheeler was just 11 years old, he was molested at the hands of his music teacher. Keith never told his family and as he grew older, he turned to marijuana and alcohol to cope. “I wanted — no, needed — to block out the pain,” he explains.

Latest News | May 20, 2014
National Spotlight Remains Fixed on Campus Sexual Assault

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has released a list of 55 colleges and universities currently under investigation for their handling of sexual assault complaints under Title IX.

Latest News | May 05, 2014
RAINN’s Online Hotline is Classy Award Finalist

RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Online Hotline was chosen as a finalist for the 2014 CLASSY Awards for its innovation in helping sexual assault survivors.

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