Spotlight: An Interview with Angelina Coe, Executive Director of Shelter From The Storm

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month, I am honored to feature Angelina Coe, Executive Director of Shelter From The Storm, the Coachella Valley’s only victim assistance organization. Their mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. Shelter From The Storm’s first priority is the safety of those who seek assistance. Their programs work with clients to meet their needs so they can look ahead to a safe horizon.

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Kim Laidlaw and “Farrah”

For this week’s Spotlight, Kate Buckley invited Kim Laidlaw, the newly appointed Director of Development of Animal Samaritans, to share more about her journey and the very important work she does for this Coachella Valley nonprofit, as well as upcoming events—have a blast while supporting Animal Samaritans—and other ways to get involved. 

The only constant in life is change, and my life has certainly changed quite a bit in the last 12 months.

In October of 2013, I left my job as Executive Director of Guide Dogs of the Desert and returned back to my roots in Chicago, […]

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