Robbed of Their Innocence

As terrible as sexual assault is to anyone, another harsh reality is that even children suffer through this as well.  We hear more about cases involving females as the victims but often times males aren’t mentioned as much.  This is partially due to the fact that males are even less likely than females to report […]


Welcome back students…..and abusers?

Many campuses are returning back for the new school year and with a long list of worries from college why must students add on sexual assault to their list?  In recent years there have been many reports on sexual assault on various college campuses and the number continues to grow. It seems like there has been a surplus of sexual […]


TGGP Ends a Banner Year, Welcomes the New Year by Shipping Nearly 2,300 Donated T-Shirts to Help Victims

Last week we said “farewell” to 2015 and “welcome” to 2016 by shipping nearly nearly 2,300 new t-shirts out to 95 California organizations that help sexual assault victims, as well as commercially sexually exploited children and human sexual trafficking victims. The t-shirts were donated by two San Francisco Bay Area companies, Greenlight Apparel and Reva Wear. “With […]


Grateful for New Journey Helping Victims; Fundraiser This Saturday

By Pam Marino – 07/19/2012 A chance conversation with a complete stranger and a college assignment are propelling Lisa Blanchard on an unexpected trajectory as the leader of a fast growing all-volunteer organization that extends comfort and aid to sexual assault victims across the State of California. Thanks to The Grateful Garment Project, started by […]


Grateful Garments Project makes VMC so…well, grateful

Source: Valley Medical Center Foundation. Monday, March 14, 2011 Just last week, Lifelines was thrilled to report on a remarkable woman, Lisa J. Blanchard, and the Grateful Garments Project. What started as a class assignment at Notre Dame de Namur University has blossomed into a resounding success. Lisa has been busy raising money to purchase […]