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Make a Donation to BHNV

Bethany House accepts donations of NEW items such as UNOPENED full-size toiletries and other new hygiene products, cleaning supplies, kitchen wares, blankets, and many other unused items. Please see below for our most updated "Needs List." 

Joseph's Coat Resale Shop is no longer accepting donations. Thank you for your generous support of our thrift store.  We are grateful for the donations we have received and the friends we have made. 

What We Need Right Now:

  • Paper Towels
  • Full-size Kitchen Trash Bags
  • Comforter Sets and Pillows
  • Feminine Items (Pads and Pantyliners) 
  • Unopened Dishwashing Detergent and Dishwashing Soap
  • Unopened High Efficiency (HE) Laundry Detergent
  • Pot + Pan Sets (new)
  • Mops/Brooms (new)

 

 

 

Domestic Violence Statistics 

1) 1 out of 4 women will experience abuse within her lifetime.

2) 1 in 3 teens who have been in a relationship experience the most serious forms of dating violence and abuse including sexual abuse, physical abuse, and threats of physical harm. 

3) A woman returns, on average, to her abuser up to 7 times before leaving for good. 

4) Only 20% of victims reporting an injury from intimate partner violence sought medical treatment following the injury. 

5) Intimate partner homicide accounted for 30% of the murders of women and 5% of the murders of men.

6) According to the Fairfax-Falls Church 2014 Point-In-Time Survey, 33% percent of homeless individuals within families were homeless due to domestic violence.  Additionally, 42% identified themselves as domestic violence victims or reported a prior history of domestic violence, up from 37% in 2013.  

7) In 2013, the Fairfax County Police Department responded to 11,138 domestic violence-related calls for service.

8) For 2011, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that Intimate Partner Violence constituted 2% of all violence against males and 36% of all violence against females in the United States.