The Purple Ribbon Event is DCADV's Annual Awareness event held during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Members from the community, survivors, service providers, advocates and friends will gather to honor our Vision of Peace and Spirit of Advocacy awardees. The event will also feature Hors d'Oeuvres and libations, Survivors' Art Display, raffle and a special performance by the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware. For complete event information and to register please visit www.dcadv.org/2016-purple-ribbon-event.
Silent walk through Princeton, WV to honor survivors/victims of domestic violence and to bring community awareness. Walk is being demonstrated on October 28, the birthday of a local domestic violence victim who tragically lost her life. Her family will be the first to lead in the walk alongside advocates.
Join us in Frederiksted town for the 35th anniversary of the "Take Back the Night" Silent March and Rally. Wear purple and bring a friend and a candle to honor the memories of those we have lost to domestic violence, to show support for survivors as they build independent, safer lives for themselves and their families and to promote the end of violence in our local and global communities. Groups are welcome. Call WCSC at (340) 773-9272 or visit our website, wcstx.org, for more information.
Join us for the 2nd annual "Powder Puff Football" game. Purple Vipers (Custer Network Against Domestic Abuse) versus Rack Attack (oneHealth) in a rousing game that raises awareness about both domestic violence and breast cancer. Kick off at 6:00pm in Connors Stadium, Miles City, MT. Gates open at 5:30pm. Pink and purple items will be available to help you cheer your team on. Great family event.
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.
Please join Community Works in our 2nd Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Wednesday October 7th, 2015 at 4pm. From the steps of Jackson County Courthouse at 100 S. Oakdale Street to Pear Blossom. Immediately followed by a Closing Ceremony in honor of victims and survivors of domestic violence. Wear purple!
The Shelter for Help in Emergency's annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter foot raceis a fun and exciting opportunity for the community to help us raise awareness about domestic violence and to show their support for the work of the Shelter. The race is held each November on the first Saturday of the month. Runners receive a t-shirt featuring original artwork of the winning student from our annual Peace on Earth Begins at Home art contest. At the end of the race, runners have the opportunity to win wonderful prizes generously donated by local businesses.
Shelter for Help in Emergency is holding its 25thAnnual Candlelight Vigil on Monday, October 5th at 7pm in Jackson Park located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Charlottesville Women’s Choir will uplift the audience with their voices as the community honors victims and survivors of domestic violence. A reading of names will take place for the 75 victims in the community who lost their lives to domestic violence since 1979. If you are interested in speaking or reading a piece of poetry, please contact Shelter for Help in Emergency at (434) 963-4676.
Join us for this day of remembrance: in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, in memory of those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrating those who have survived, and celebrating those who work to end the violence in Marin County. The event includes many celebratory elements of the Mexican holiday, Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), such as a reading of the names of the victims of domestic violence as well as a bread ceremony.