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Garman Family Foundation Grant

It Happened to Alexa awarded $15,000 grant

It Happened to Alexa, in conjunction with the Erie County Medical Center, was awarded at $15,000 grant by the Garman Family Foundation administered through the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. This grant will fund the purchase of a colposcope, a highly specialized camera, that will allow the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner team at ECMC to take detailed photos of injuries while being less invasive to the survivor. These images will then be used to help prosecute their assailants in a criminal trial. Funding was also awarded for the purchase of books and printed materials that can be handed out to survivors with their comfort kits that were created this past April. To read the full press release, click on the image below.