Entries by Lynn Lucarelli

180 Announces Honorees: Impact 100 Jersey Coast and The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen to be recognized at Annual Celebration

180 Turning Lives Around has announced honorees for their Annual Celebration—an event this year which will highlight the #MeToo movement during April’s Sexual Assault Awareness month. Impact 100 Jersey Coast and The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen will both be recognized for the unique and special partnerships they have developed with 180 over the years. […]

Help for youth is just a text away

The holiday season can be stressful for all, including children, teens and young adults. In these times when youth face enormous pressures at school, at home, in their social circles and beyond, it is important to listen to what our young people are saying. The 2NDFLOOR text and helpline has been there for New Jersey’s […]

Their Story

These brave women shared their stories with us. If their story sounds a bit like yours, please reach out to us today. 180 can help you like we helped them. We understand that the holidays can be an especially vulnerable time for families and 180 Turning Lives Around is here for you. 1.888.843.9262  

#MeToo / Save the Date 4.20.18

With the Bobby Bandiera Band setting the stage for an evening to remember, 180’s Annual Celebration promises to be a special night to raise funds for our mission. This is our moment to say, enough is enough, and make our voices heard! Join 180 in solidarity and take action locally as part of the global #MeToo movement – […]

A gift to 180 this Holiday Season….

$50 – helps a domestic or sexual violence survivor receive counseling with a licensed professional. $75 – Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals to a rape survivor at all five area hospital emergency rooms after an assault. $100 – helps to fund a counseling session which educates victims about restraining orders and prepares them for their day in […]

Jennifer stayed at 180’s Safe House

Dear Friends of 180, Warm winter greetings from 180 Turning Lives Around! This Holiday Season, I would like for you to meet Jennifer. Her name and identifying details have been changed to protect her for purposes of this story, but her experience with us is real. Her life forever changed for the better because of […]

180 Turning Lives Around extends our congratulations to Time Magazine Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers

At 180 Turning Lives Around, we are here 24-hours a day, seven days a week, if you, or someone you know, wants to break the silence and receive safe, confidential and supportive services. Our caring and professionally trained staff are available by reaching out to: 1.888.264.RAPE. To support 180’s Sexual Violence Programs, click HERE

Holiday Gift Card Drive for Families in Need

You can help 180 deliver holiday cheer this season by donating gift cards to families in need. Your donation of a gift card, in any denomination, will enable clients to gather what they need most for the holiday. For some, that will be the special toy their child is hoping to receive under the tree, […]

180’s Family Justice Center Opened in Freehold

A one-stop shop to aid domestic violence and sexual abuse victims has opened its doors in Monmouth County and is ready to start changing lives. 180 Turning Lives Around, a nonprofit organization working to halt different types of abuse affecting county residents, will operate a new Family Justice Center out of the county courthouse, located […]

Help 180 Answer The Call

As you probably already know, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.  All gifts received this #GivingTuesday (November 28, 2017) will support one of our most highly utilized programs – our 24 hour […]