Project PACK Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting victims of sexual assault throughout Massachusetts with our Post-Assault Comfort Kits.
Project PACK Inc. began its work in 2006 when the need was first recognized but wasn’t officially incorporated until June of 2013 and received its 501c3 status in September 2014.
In the beginning PACKs were assembled and distributed to hospitals located on the Massachusetts’ South Shore. As support for the program grew so did the number of hospitals covered by the program and in 2012 Project PACK Inc. expanded to distribute PACKs to hospitals located throughout the state.
In January 2015 the expansion continues with the creation and distribution of a Pediatric PACK.
Currently Project PACK Inc. collaborates with the Massachusetts SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Program to distribute the PACKs to the patients/survivors they treat. The PACKs are securely located on the SANE carts which house the evidence collection kits so they are easily accessible. The evidence collection process is lengthy and can take four to six hours to complete.
PACKs are meant to assist victims as they begin to take control back over their bodies. It may begin with the simple task of brushing their teeth but it allows them to move forward from this assault one small step at a time.
Project PACK Inc. P.O. Box 371 Bridgewater, MA 02324 (508) 740-0528
Project PACK is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization listed with the I.R.S.
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