Celebrate 40 years in 40 days!

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STAR is over the hill

 This July marks the 40th anniversary of our organization providing quality services to sexual assault survivors and their loved ones in the Greater Baton Rouge community. What began in 1975 as a small group of passionate community members that established the Rape Crisis Center as part of the 19th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, has grown into a thriving non-profit organization now known as STAR.

Since our inception, we have served thousands of survivors by offering a non-judgmental, confidential source of support to help them move past the trauma of sexual assault. Today, STAR’s services continue to expand as the community need grows. We now provide free and confidential advocacy, counseling, and legal services to individuals and families affected by sexual trauma, as well as education to youth and adults to prevent sexual violence in our community.

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$25k for our Birthday

It is our goal to start our 40th year strong, and we need your help to continue these vital community services. Please join us in celebrating our 40 years by contributing to our 40-Day Challenge.

We ask that you contribute $40, $400 or $4,000 to help us move into the next decade of our work with a strong foundation.

Donate $5 or more and receive a special STAR bumper sticker. Donate $400 or more and receive a special gift of your choice: a STAR branded tote bag, mug or coffee thermos. 

To make it easier on your pocketbook, consider giving just $33 per month for a total annual gift of $400!

 Click here to enroll in our sustaining giving program now

At STAR, your contribution goes a long way.

  • $40 will provide an educational workshop to 10 youth

  • $400 will fund a survivor through 10 sessions of individual counseling

  • $4,000 will pay for the operation of our legal services division for 1 month


Let’s do this!

Each donation is essential to helping survivors find the healing and support they need. Please, take this opportunity to give now.

It’s simple: just click here.

We need you as a partner in this work. Thank you in advance for helping us build a community free from oppression and sexual trauma.

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