The center has been using these funds to pay half of the operation expenses, such as utilities, internet and phone. Co-director of the Moberly center Kelly Pedigo says she is not sure why the grant was rejected.
“We really don’t have any information as to why we were cut,” she says.
In 2010 Yeardley Love, a student at the University of Virginia, was killed by her boyfriend. In her honor, the One Love Foundation was created and the foundation funded development and research for One Love MyPlann app.
Tina Bloom, an assistant professor of Nursing in Sinclair School of Nursing, helped create the app says how women between the ages of 18 to 24 are at the greatest risk for violence in a relationship.