Created on Thursday, 03 July 2008 08:35

Contact: Collette DuValle, 317-373-2391

Legacy House Hosting Fundraiser August 21 to Support Programs for Local Victims of Violence

Outpouring, an event benefiting Legacy House, features wine, fine hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a silent auction. This year the theme will include wines from areas such as Peru, Chile and Argentina and will be paired with foods from the same areas. The event is being held on Thursday, August 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Indianapolis Art Center, Marilyn K. Glick School of Art. Hors d’oeuvres are being catered by The Jazz Kitchen. Tickets are $50 per person. Reservations can be made either online at or by calling Denise Mudd at 317-554-5273.

Legacy House is a service center for adults and children affected by all types of violence including domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, homicide, stalking, robbery and burglary. All services are provided free of charge through grants, donations and fundraising events. Therapeutic services include individual and family counseling, support groups and children’s services such as play, art and talk therapy. Additional services include applications for emergency protective orders, emergency cell phone distribution, application assistance for the Indiana Victims of Violent Crime Compensation Fund, safety planning, and community outreach and education.

Legacy House is the only victim service agency outside of the criminal justice system that responds to all types violence. It is also the only agency providing service to men who are victims of violence as well as women and children. Legacy House provides services free of charge while most, if not all, other victim service agencies outside of the criminal justice system charge fees on a sliding scale basis.