October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Survival Satchels

State’s Attorney’s Office in conjunction with Terry Smack of Terry’s Tag & Title is supplying much needed items to the women and children whom have fled their abuser to the safety of shelter(s).  The Survival Satchel is a re-usable linen bag which contains a card listing items needed by the shelter, a Domestic Violence Fact Sheet, as well as resources for assistance should you, or a loved one be in need of those services.

Personal Care Essential:

  • Laundry Powder
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Shampoo / Conditioners
  • Paper Products (Towels & toilet paper)
  • Washcloths / Hand Soap / Face Wash
  • Dish Soap / Dish Washer Soap
  • Any and all cleaning supplies
  • Feminine Products
  • Winter Hats / Gloves / Scarves
  • New Single Bed Sheet Sets
  • New Mattress Covers / Pads

Non Perishable Food

  • Canned Vegetables / Fruits
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Rice
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Granola Bars
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Noodles
  • Hamburger Helper

Pick – Up

Survival Satchel are available at the Office of Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office, all Terry’s Tag and Title locations (Eldersburg, Taneytown, Union Bridge, and Westminster), and local businesses.

Drop Off 

Collection sites will be at the following locations:

Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office

All Terry’s Tag and Title locations – Eldersburg, Taneytown, Union Bridge, Westminster

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce – 9 East Main Street Suite 105, Westminster

Carroll County Public Library – All Branches

Eldersburg, Finksburg, Mt. Airy, New Windsor Headquarters, North Carroll, Taneytown, Westminster