The Refuge Network

Each Christmas for the past 21 years, Landmark Community Bank’s customers and employees generously provide holiday cheer for the children of The Refuge Network. A Giving Tree is set up in Landmark’s lobby and decorated with ornaments containing information about each child. This year, 51 children received the blessing of caring from our community through [...]

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Two women living at the Black Dog Hill domestic violence shelter both endured years of emotional and verbal abuse from their husbands. And they both agree, they are not sure they would be alive today if they didn’t have a safe place to go. She kept thinking to herself, would he really do it? Would [...]

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The Refuge Network is sponsoring a free, open to the public, Family Law Clinic on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in North Branch (38460 Lincoln Trail). Attorneys from the Johnson & Turner Law firm and Miller & Stevens Law firm will be the guest presenters. There will also [...]

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Derrick Knutson ECM Post Review There are men at the Rush City Prison of all ages and backgrounds who have been affected by domestic violence. Some were perpetrators, others victims. And there are those who had to stand by and watch it happen to those they love. Often times, the emotions these prisoners have about [...]

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Every time you make a purchase at the Pass It On thrift store in downtown Cambridge, you are supporting victims of domestic violence. Corky Nundahl, thrift store manager and volunteer services supervisor, began with The Refuge Network in early July. She explained that all proceeds from Pass It On help support the financial need of [...]

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Jane McCormick will be guest speaker at The Refuge’s Women’s Expo She was beaten, raped and left to die in a Las Vegas desert, but she survived. Now she is sharing her story to help other young women avoid going into prostitution and educate the public about abused women. Jane McCormick, once known as Jane Harvey, was a [...]

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The Medica Foundation in 2011 awarded $10,000 in grants to two Isanti County organizations. Isanti County Public Health Services and The Refuge Network, located in Cambridge, each received $5,000 to support health-related programming core to their missions. In 2011, the Medica Foundation awarded $2.5 million in grants to 104 recipients across the Upper Midwest. The [...]

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