MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Mississippi County Haven House Family Shelter is promoting awareness of domestic violence.
The Haven House is passing out ribbons to the county courthouses, police departments and several businesses
The shelter is also hosting a 5k run/walk on Oct. 17.
One in three women and one in four men will face domestic violence through physical, emotional or financial abuse.
The shelter reminds people the problem is all too common and that there is help.
McClendon said if someone is facing domestic violence he or she should find a safe escape, contact the police and then have the police contact the shelter.
The shelter is in an undisclosed location to ensure victims' safety.
McClendon said the shelter is always looking for donations as well.
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