Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 6, 2012

Shelter gets $1.1M anonymous donors


LUDINGTON — Two anonymous donors have pledged $1.1 million to build a new West Michigan shelter for victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault. says the gifts will support plans of Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters in Ludington.

It says one donor pledged $500,000 directly and $500,000 in a matching grant, while a second donor pledged $100,000.

The group says its plans call for a facility includes six living units that can house about 20 people.