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Home Partners of Theresa's Fund and DomesticShelters.org

Partners of Theresa's Fund and DomesticShelters.org

The organizations below share our mission of making more people aware of the services and information available for domestic violence survivors, their friends and family, and program and shelter providers.

We take pride in innovative, custom collaborations designed to meet the needs of our partners. We love exploring ideas together. If you would like to bounce ideas around as your organization considers how best to make an impact or achieve objectives, just contact us.

Corporate Partners | Professional Partners | Research Partners

Corporate Partners

Thread Talk™ (Charlotte, NC) makes gorgeous, super soft and eco-friendly blankets that wrap you up in confidence, serenity, love and happiness. The business exists to empower women and support victims of domestic violence. A portion of proceeds of each Thread Talk™ purchase goes to DomesticShelters.org to help provide critical wish list items for domestic violence shelters nationwide.

The Amazing Flameless Candle (Scottsdale, AZ) creates the most innovative flameless candle solutions found anywhere, working alongside both leading consumer retailers and the most recognizable brands in the hospitality industry to develop new applications for candles that have never previously been considered. It regularly engages its customer base to raise funds to support DomesticShelters.org.

Professional Partners

RedRover is a national animal welfare nonprofit focused on bringing animals out of crisis and strengthening the human-animal bond through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and humane education. Their domestic violence assistance program allows domestic violence survivors and their pets to escape abuse together so they can begin the healing process together. RedRover’s Safe Housing program provides financial assistance, guidance and support to enable domestic violence shelters to create on- and off-site space to house beloved pets of survivors. When pet-friendly spaces are not available at a shelter, their Safe Escape program provides grants for safely boarding a survivor’s pet up to 90 days, while a survivor is in shelter.

BTSADV has grown to become a national nonprofit organization led by survivor-volunteers who serve victims, survivors, and families affected by domestic violence. We understand the unmet needs of survivors and have developed a unique organization that could bridge the gap in services between emergency shelters, direct service providers, government agencies, academic institutions, businesses and the community. Each program we offer is designed to empower, educate, and fulfill the needs of survivors and their families through our unique connective resources.

Mary Kay Foundation (Dallas, TX) has contributed $40 million to help stop domestic violence and break the silence since 2000. The Foundation supports DomesticShelters.org financially and uses the website and it’s database of more than 2,900 domestic violence shelters to help review applicants to its Shelter Grant Program.

Academy of Forensic Nursing was created in 2018 by a group of leading forensic nursing scholar/practitioners seeking to to elevate the model and standards of their profession.  Their mission is to link research to practice through dissemination of scholarship, education and service to those affected by and responding to trauma. 

NO MORE (New York, NY) is a financial supporter of DomesticShelters.org and creates public awareness campaigns, provides tools and resources for anti-violence organizations and sparks national and international activism to inspire cultural change and advance societal progress.

Research Partners

The Ohio State University College of Social Work consists of students and faculty who build stronger communities, celebrate difference, and promote social and economic justice. The College readily collaborates with the social work community to improve and resolve an extensive array of contemporary social problems — making it an integral and valuable resource to the State of Ohio and the nation. Through its Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW), Master’s of Social Work (MSW), and PhD degree programs, the College enables students to experience and explore the knowledge, values, and skills required for professional social work practice and research.

The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (UI IPRC) is one of 9 Injury Control Research Centers funded by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Their mission is to support multidisciplinary academic and community efforts to prevent and control traumatic injuries and violence. 

COVID-19 Task Force on Domestic Violence is a collaboration of leading experts across a range of fields, from Medicine to Criminology, to promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing domestic violence and home safety during COVID-19. The task force has support from students and faculty from University of Cambridge, Harvard University and George Washington University Law School.

The weWomen study uses the DA-I (Danger Assessment for Immigrant Women) as part of an electronic tool for safety planning and connecting to resources. The study is being led by Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, along with Dr. Bushra Sabri, Dr. Veronica Njie-Carr and others who are experienced in working with immigrant and refugee women. 

The following guidelines are used by DomesticShelters.org to determine which books we will make available in our Recommended Books section. If you are an author and would like us to consider your book for our site, please review the guidelines carefully before submitting. To submit a book, email us at info@domesticshelters.org and include a PDF copy of the book.

  • Your book must be published by a traditional publisher, not self-published.
  • The book must be professionally written, researched, fact-checked, edited and copyedited.
  • The book must meet book publishing industry standards for formatting, structure and presentation.
  • The writing must exhibit expert understanding of domestic violence or related topics.
  • The author is ideally widely recognized for their expertise on the topic presented.
  • The book must have an ISBN 10.
  • The book must be available through amazon.com.
  • You must submit a PDF version of the book so that it can be easily reviewed.

While we receive many book submissions and reserve the right to determine which books will become available on DomesticShelters.org, we’re nonetheless greatly appreciative of all the good work created by the many people working to help survivors and end domestic violence.