$2500 Donation to Tessa of Colorado Springs

October 13, 2022   Colorado Springs, CO


Security Service Charitable Foundation

Donates $2,500 To Tessa of Colorado Springs

Providing comfort bags to victims of violence


(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – OCTOBER 13, 2022) –– The Security Service Charitable Foundation donated $2,500 to TESSA of Colorado Springs. This donation will help to provide 80 comfort bags to individuals who are hospitalized following an incident of interpersonal violence or sexual assault.

“This is a much-needed resource for individuals experiencing violence in Colorado Springs,” said Marissa Bovee, donor relations coordinator for TESSA of Colorado Springs. “We want to be there to support them any way we can during a traumatic time in their lives.”

The comfort bags contain critical items victims need to begin the healing process. Items in the bags include clothing, a white noise machine, calming tea, and a soft blanket.

“We are happy to support wonderful organizations like TESSA of Colorado Springs,” said Melissa Grier, assistant vice president of member service—Mountain Region for Security Service Federal Credit Union. “These comfort items being provided to victims of violence are the first step to healing, and we are glad to be a part of it.”

TESSA of Colorado Springs was founded in 1977. The multifaceted agency provides immediate safety at the confidential safe house, empowering survivors through programs and support, and creating a safer future through education and outreach to schools, businesses, and other organizations.