Safe Place Inc. of Dumas sponsored a fundraiser in conjunction with the Dumas Noon Lions Club on March 4th at the Moore County Courthouse to raise money to support local Safe Place efforts. Safe Place advocates and provides shelter for victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in Dumas and the surrounding area.

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In a statement released on Facebook Safe Place said: “Safe Place Inc would like to say Thank You to the community for supporting our BBQ fundraiser. It was a great success and raised over $3000.00 to assist the agency in serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.”

Local organizations and businesses helped sponsor the event including: JBS, Dumas Noon Lions Club, Krafted Landscape, and Lowe’s Grocery Store.

BBQ Brisket cooked by Dumas Noon Lions for Safe Place Fundraiser March 2021. Photo Credit: Chad Henry

Members of the Dumas Noon Lions Club volunteered to cook for the event including Chad Henry, Matt Goodwin, Carl Watson, Clif White, Chris Rivera, Mike Barr, and Rowdy Rhoades. The Dumas Noon Lions Club cooking team prepared smoked beef and sausage plates with trimmings including Beans and a desert. Donations were suggested at a minimum of $8 per plate. The event took place at the Moore County Courthouse.

Safe Place would like to remind you that if you feel you are in danger or need help you can call their HOT LINE at (806) 935-2828 24/7.