After many years of dreaming about this day, Ribbon Cutting for our new home at 2102 Fordem Avenue will take place on July 30th! On this day we will unveil our new facility: The Mortenson Family Center for Hope and Safety. And on August 1st, we will begin to serve survivors of domestic violence at our new home.
We are overflowing with gratitude for the outpouring of support and interest in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Thanks to the incredible response from the community, we are already over capacity for this event and can no longer accommodate RSVPs. If you have not RSVP’d but still wish to be part of this historical event, you can leave a us message of hope or a wish for the future here.
There is still time to be part of this historic dawning of a new DAIS. Gifts given or pledged toward the capital campaign through September 1st will be counted toward our campaign goal.
A virtual tour of our new home will be coming soon. In the meantime, learn why this is such an important effort – see a video of the current DAIS shelter.
Though our Capital Campaign is winding down, there is still time to support the Dawning of a New DAIS. You can still participate in the following initiatives:
- A Light in the Window – Our faith-based initiative to raise $150,000 from the Dane County faith community. A bedroom in the new facility will be named in honor of this project.
- The Honor Project – Name one of the bedrooms in the new DAIS shelter in honor or in memory of a loved one through this initiative
- The DAIS Tile Project - Purchase a tile to hang in the new DAIS facility.
- Welcome Home Week - Madison’s Northside welcomed DAIS home the week of July 13th – 19th. Learn more about it here.