Domestic Violence Ended Adds Director of Leadership Giving

Carol Yunes
August 18, 2018 — Domestic Violence Ended, a Quincy nonprofit that works to promote healing and safety for victims of domestic violence by partnering with diverse communities, families, and individuals, recently announced that it has named Carol Yunes to the newly created position of director of leadership giving.

The position, which expands the fundraising operation of Domestic Violence Ended (DOVE) to three people, was instituted to "bring in significantly more donations" as the organization grows and expands services, a spokesperson said.

Yunes most recently worked as an independent consultant and earlier founded the Stacey Ann LeRoy Foundation, a southeastern Massachusetts-based community organization that provides opportunities for women to grow to their fullest potential.

She also has held sales and service leadership roles at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and ADP.

Yunes earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Eastern Nazarene College.

Founded in 1978, DOVE has sheltered nearly 5,000 families, and today provides community services in 17 cities and towns in Norfolk and Plymouth counties. It work in partnership with the Quincy, Dedham, Holbrook, Milton, Weymouth, Braintree, Norwood, and Randolph Police Departments, as well as with the Dedham and Quincy District Courts and Norfolk County Probate & Family Court.

It provides a 24-hour hotline help service, operates an emergency shelter, provides crisis intervention and support services, community outreach and education, and legal advocacy services.

For the year ending June 30, 2017, DOVE reported $1.47 million in revenue, of which $453,000 came from contributions and grants, and $1.47 million in expenses, according to its most recently available federal tax filing.