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Friendship Home

A bucket full of change waits to be counted as part of the annual Safe Quarters fundraiser for the Friendship Home. 

The Friendship Home's largest fundraiser, Safe Quarters raised $111,635 on Sunday, which topped last year's effort.

The money will help meet the needs of the 1,600 victims Friendship Home will serve this year. Funds collected provide a safe, confidential home, crisis services and ongoing support for families who are rebuilding their lives because of domestic violence.

About 1,500 volunteers left envelopes on doors of people who weren't home. Mail contributions to P.O. Box 85358, Lincoln, NE 68501 or visit to donate online. 

To access Friendship Home’s services, call the 24-hour helpline: 402-437-9302.

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Assistant city editor

Shelly Kulhanek is assistant city editor.

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