Come to the Stable/The Stephen Spalding
Foundation is concerned for the health and
well-being of survivor/ victims and their
families — whatever their race, ethnic
origin, language, gender, or religious or
We stand with those who have been sexually
abused. Our mission is one of mercy and hope.
By "sexual abuse" we mean both severe physical and mental suffering deliberately inflicted on a person in the custody or under the control of a person and/or organization, including family members, schools, church-affiliated organizations,
day-care providers, employers, and the police, among others.
We also welcome the rich cultural diversity of all stakeholders and seek to combat racism, sexism, ageism, and other forms of prejudice or discrimination in our services and activities.
We Understand the Violence of Sexual Abuse
We stand with those who have been sexually abused. Come to the Stable/The Stephen Spalding Foundation supports those who have suffered the violence of sexual abuse.
A child molester or sexual predator can be a family member, friend, priest, doctor, lawyer, plumber, teacher, or stranger. There is no job description for someone intent on committing crime.
Rape and forcible sodomy are sexual crimes. Less visible means of sexual molestation can be intentional, such as emotional and psychological torture.
Molesting another human being is unacceptable behavior that demands punishment for the perpetrator and healing for the survivor.
We understand that sexual abuse is an extreme and destructive experience that:
We value working in dedicated assistance to the
healing of those who have suffered the violence
of sexual abuse so that:
We value the generosity of our donors and volunteers. To ensure proper use of what they provide, we stand for:
As with medical professionals, we believe in the tenet: Do no harm.
Come to the Stable/The Stephen Spalding Foundation is not a government agency.
We receive no Federal or State funding, grants, or loans.
Most importantly, Come to the Stable/the Stephen Spalding Foundation envisions a place where the survivor/victims of sexual molestation will be able to feel that their experiences are recognized and believed; where they can safely express grief and anger. Your financial support will help us realize our goals.
To make a donation, please mail your check to:
Come to the Stable/The Stephen Spalding Foundation
1333 Ninth Street
Marion, Iowa 52302
Please send any questions or comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call: 319-899-1624
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