Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Inc AKA RAINN
March 25, 2011
I have been an avid supporter of RAINN for years. Sadly, when a teen required assistance, and both myself and someone else attempted to contact RAINN repeatedly through different media for help for the teen - phone, online, twitter, and we were completely ignored. Perhaps RAINN has gotten too large to respond to everyone in need - or just those that are not high profile (I realize that not many care about foster children, as ill as this makes me personally). I had been under the impression that RAINN existed for those who couldn't find help elsewhere, but perhaps that has changed.
This makes me sad and frustrated, because I felt RAINN was on the front lines advocating for those who really needed it.
I hope I can trust RAINN again, because I would like to provide support for those who need it.
Unfortunately for the teen in question, she has not received any assistance, and the apathy and ignorance of those who are responsible for her has only made it worse.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
In the past, I had seen what good RAINN could do and was an avid supporter.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would focus on returning to the viewpoint that all who ask should be at least considered.
Donor & I donated to RAINN repeatedly and have contacted them for assistance, which I was unable to receive.