Mother of four and self-described “professional volunteer” Marcy Simmons just took supporting a cause she believes in to a whole new level. Enter the Penelope House Project, an initiative she recently launched to raise awareness and funding for a family shelter in her hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Did you know that in the U.S., according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a staggering 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner? And every 9 seconds a woman is assaulted or beaten? Utterly shocking when you stop to think about it. Penelope House not only ...Read more.