For an organization to be impactful on the community, it needs passionate people, committed to its growth and a vision for the future. Over our 40-plus years, SPAN has expanded and transitioned our programs to meet the needs of survivors and create a safer community. Throughout almost all of these changes, Anne Tapp has been a guiding force and passionate advocate for survivors in our community. Because of her hard work, humility, and respect for all those around her, Anne has shaped SPAN to be an organization that provides holistic care and support for all those in need.
Anne has never lacked vision for SPAN’s future. She has always seen the potential of our work and ability to advocate for survivors. Anne listened when survivors needed a bigger and safer shelter. She listened when survivors needed legal advocacy. She listened when survivors needed transitional housing and long-term support. Anne has always listened and trusted in the experiences of survivors, and made sure that SPAN grew to meet those needs.
Here at SPAN, we cannot be more grateful for Anne’s leadership over the past 30 years. She has led our organization through thick and thin, not in least the Covid-19 pandemic. Through her passion and strength, she has been a mentor to so many of us at SPAN and across the community. Thank you, Anne, for your tremendous impact on each one of us and the work you’ve achieved on behalf of so many survivors. Cheers to your 30 years at SPAN!
Donate to SPAN in support of survivors and their families to celebrate the amazing work Anne has accomplished on their behalf.