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Only 293 days before the start of DVAM 2017...

Plus Size Wellness Launch Event I

This is an all purple affair in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month! There will be a special presentation titled "Bye Felicia! Detaching from the Security Blanket Called ‘Fat’” by Tonya Keatz-El – a plus size wellness advocate. Tonya is a domestic violence survivor and she shares how she consciously chose to gain weight and find security in fat. Event includes food, drinks, music, and vendors. This is a networking event, so bring your business cards and promotional materials!

Grundy County Take Back the Night

Please join Guardian Angel Community Services for a Take Back the Night event to help spread awareness in Grundy County in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Opening remarks to be given by Grundy County States Attorney Jason Helland. Keynote speaker is Judi Munson who will share her story of survival. For questions, please contact Sarah DeNardo at 815-941-2261 or sdenardo@gacsprograms.org

Purple Light Nights

Guardian Angel Community Services hosts the annual kickoff event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, featuring a vigil, gathering and balloon release in honor of loved ones lost to domestic violence and in celebration of the brave survivors among us. Open to the public to raise awareness of domestic violence in our community. For more information, please contact Amirrah at 815-729-0930 ext. 1429 or aabou-youssef@gacsprograms.org

Angels Against Abuse 5K Walk & Run

Join us for the 8th Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K (AAA5K) fundraiser to end domestic violence in our community! Hosted by and benefiting Guardian Angel Community Services Programs: Groundwork & Suzy’s Caring Place. The AAA5K is fun for the whole family (dogs are welcome, too)! We will have complimentary snacks and beverages, raffle tickets, prizes, awards, awareness items for sale, and more.

FWF "Light the Night" DV Awareness Walk

Join us for Fierce Women Found Ministries' 7th Annual "Light The Night" event as we bring awareness and hope to victims of violence and trauma. Partner with us as we “Light the Night” and bring hope and healing to a hurting generation. This year's theme, “Take A Stand,” will be in honor of women of faith, women of courage and women of valor throughout our city whose tireless work and efforts to fight injustice and violence have been a voice, light and hands of hope and healing to our generation.
 

For Our Daughters: Breaking The Cycle of Domestic Violence Through The Arts

For Our Daughters is an annual signature benefit concert in October featuring local artists coming together to be inspired and break the cycle of domestic and teen dating violence through creativity and positivity. My name is Chi ("like the tea") Mathias Reed, and I use my voice to inspire, empower, and transform lives, as a Visionary, Spokeswoman & 2x Champion Overcomer of domestic violence.

Health Cares About Domestic Violence (HCADV) Day

Health Cares About Domestic Violence (HCADV) Day reaches healthcare and advocacy partners with information about the critical importance of universal education to promote healthy relationships, address the health impact of abuse and offer warm referrals to domestic violence programs.

There are many activities you can organize to engage your colleagues, clients and the public on this topic, such as:

Chefs Take a Stand

If you're in the DC-area, join NNEDV for Chefs Take a Stand at Carnegie Library on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Chefs Take a Stand is not your average gala: the food is delicious, the attire is comfortable, the speeches are few. Come for the food, stay for the cause, and leave knowing you did your part to help end domestic violence this October. 

 

Get Tickets: http://nnedv.org/tickets

Sponsor #CTAS16: http://nnedv.org/sponsorevent 

 

The No More Project Photobooth @ Wayne State

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Come learn about the NO MORE campaign and how you can help. Take a photo with the NO MORE sign to support this initiative. Bring a friend! Also learn more about the Silent Witnesses that are displayed across campus. 

Show Your Glow

~~SATURDAY NIGHT AUGUST 6 2016      
               **5PM-10PM**
    NW JEFFERSON COUNTY SPORTS       
   COMPLEX- 4900 BYRNESVILLE RD
        HOUSE SPRINGS. MO 63051

     ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO RAISE THE PLEDGE  
    GOAL OF $100.00 WILL RECEIVE FREE 
 EVENT T-SHIRT AND GOODIE BAG  
        FROM SPONSERS.
GAMES/BAGTOSS/ATTENDANCE PRIZES/EVENT
         PRIZES/ GLOW BRACELETS AND ACCECORIES/

REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE WITH
                          DONATIONS

       GLOW WALK AGAINST DOMESTIC/FAMILY  
      VIOLENCE STARTS AT: 8:30PM-10PM JOIN   
        ANYTIME/ $35/ OR MIN $35 SPONSER 
       COLLECTION TO WALK FOR THE CAUSE
            RECEIVES GLOW ACCESSORIES
              AND T-SHIRT (ENDLESS VALUE)
CALL:  STEFANIE  @ 636-222-2150 
CALL: KYERRA     @618-9744429

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