Browse By

Mark Rivera, executive director of Operation Blessing in Portsmouth, left, shares some words during the silent auction with "Coach" Willie Maye, in-arena announcer for the Boston Celtics, and Oneta Bobbett of Jaden's Ladder during Operation Blessing's inaugural benefit dinner at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel Thursday. Seated on the right is New England Patriots player Joe Vellano. Suzanne Laurent photo

Operation Blessing holds inaugural benefit dinner

By Suzanne Laurent PORTSMOUTH — Operation Blessing held a gala benefit dinner at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel Thursday evening. The theme of the event, “Who’s My Neighbor,” was echoed in the keynote speech by the Rev. Dr. Bruce Boria of Bethany Church in Greenland.


More Tips for Surviving Domestic Abuse

Onetta Bobbett & Jaden’s Ladder are committed to helping women survive domestic abuse. Here’s a few more tips for getting better. Ensure you get time-out. Time just for yourself. Arrange for a friend or family member to look after the kids for the afternoon or


Oneta Bobbett and the FIFA World Cup Tournament

Oneta Bobbett, one of the founders of Jaden’s Ladder, is glad to see how the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup Brazil is energizing millions of fans in United States – even though they call the game soccer. “In 1995, right about the same time as

Jaden's Ladder Founder: Oneta Bobbett


We’ll be sharing lots of good news about Jaden’s Ladder here, along with other news that can help people who are struggling to overcome the effects of domestic violence.