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 […]

The Grateful Garment Project Impact Story

Our organization The Grateful Garment Project helps victims who have been mistreated and gives them a new start.  But, with this comes hearing some of the heartbreaking stories from their past.  Although these stories are difficult to hear and read they are inspiring to see how much of an impact our organization has made on […]

#MeToo a Year in Review

It has been one year since the #MeToo movement began and really took off in the social media scene.  This movement has removed men from their high-power positions and has made more people aware of sexual harassment in the workplace and how often it may be happening without it going noticed. The #MeToo movement originally […]

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 […]

Sexual Assault Awareness by Cynthia Rinaldo

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is here! The Grateful Garment Project would like to use this time to inform you of the history of this movement, and raise awareness about sexual assault.      Movement against sexual awareness can date back to the late 1970’s when Take Back the Night marches were started in England. […]

Teen Dating Violence

By Anna Tseselsky, Contributing Blogger. Did I ever turn in that essay due last week? What am I doing this weekend? When does the next season of Scandal come out? These are the innocent questions teenagers should be asking ourselves, not whether or not our dating partner will abuse us. Unfortunately, for many of us […]

Senior Class Project Boosting TGGP in 2016-17

Jane Oberhauser and Genevieve Duflock are high school students in the Saratoga-Los Gatos National Charity League. Their class adopted The Grateful Garment Project as its senior class project for the 2016-2017 year. Jane and Genevieve wrote this post explaining why the class is supporting us, and what they will be doing throughout the year. You can meet the students […]