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A benefit for survivors of domestic violence featuring the hilarious
A benefit for survivors of domestic violence brought to you by HOPE Sponsors Ascension St. Mary and Riverside Healthcare!


October 21, 2023

Happy Hour: 5:30 to 6:30 P.M.

Show Begins: 7:00 P.M.


Individual: $50

Reserved table (8 people): $450
Tickets are available online through Eventbrite.


Quality Inn and Suites, 800 N Kinzie, Bradley, IL 60915

Silent Auction

Details to come!


Get ready for a fantastic evening of laughter!  Back by popular demand, Harbor House is the Second City in their hilarious show of interactive improv.

Join us at Laugh for a Cause to benefit services that support and empower survivors of domestic violence. There will be a live auction, silent auction, raise your paddle for survivors, and split-the-pot.



To become an event sponsor or for more information:
Call: 815-932-5814 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

b_710_595_16777215_00_images_Exposing_An_Abusers_Playbook_Website.pngJoin us and the Director of Ending The Violence, Dr. Scott Hampton for an online webinar as we:

  • Explain the important distinction between intimate partner abuse and stranger abuse
  • Identify the motivations and tactics of abusers
  • Name and discuss the four tasks that all abusers seek to achieve
  • Describe the gradual progression of abuse and how that serves to trap victims and confuse professionals
  • Understand the counterintuitive decisions that victims make and how each is evidence of the abuse they suffered rather than evidence of those victims’ lack of credibility
October 5, 2023
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.


b_465_390_16777215_00_images_TDV_Their_Story_website.png Join Us for an interactive exercise designed to allow individuals to come face-to-face with the real-life challenges of teens who experience domestic violence.

Kankakee Public Library- 4th Floor
October 19, 4:30 to 6:30 PM


Harbor House will host our 5th annual Candlelight Vigil. Please join us in honoring survivors and remembering victims we have lost to domestic violence.


 Kankakee County Courthouse Lawn
October 26, 2023
6:30 p.m.

Purple Thursday or “Go Purple Day” is a national day of action each October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Everyone is encouraged to wear all things purple as a symbol of peace, courage, survival, honor, and personal dedication to domestic violence awareness.

On Thursday, October 19, 2023, put on your purple to support survivors of domestic violence. Don't forget to take a picture and tag Harbor House on Facebook!