By: Gabriella Pagán // 41 Action News

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Advocates like Kaitlin Dempsey are the first point of contact that residents have with Newhouse, Kansas City’s first domestic violence shelter.

As a result of the fallout from COVID-19, the shelter’s largest fundraiser, ‘New Day Luncheon’, is now virtual.

Given the situation that caused the event to go online – which includes stay-at-home orders throughout the metro – advocates said it’s even more important they still raise that money.

 

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