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.
CNADA (Custer Network Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault) of Miles City challenged OneHealth's breast cancer program to a "Pink Vs. Purple Bowl". The goal of this powder puff football game is to raise awareness for domestic violence and breast cancer while also raising funds for both of the programs. CNADA is hoping to turn this into an annual event for October during DVAM.
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, you are invited to attend a panel discussion, “L.O.V.E. Yourself: Ladies Overcoming Violent Encounters”, Sunday, November 8th, 1pm-3pm, at Community Missionary Baptist Church of Desoto, in the gymnasium area. Lunch is provided ($10 donation suggested). This empowerment event, in partnership with Shaniqua Epps of Girls En Motion, will feature a panel of women from various backgrounds, to bring awareness to the dangers of domestic violence, and foster dialogue on how to overcome abuse and the avenues available to seek help.
Sip and Paint fundraiser to promote awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, benefitting non-profit DV agency and safe-house, Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center (EBCC). $35 includes all supplies, plus complimentary beverage and snack. Join us in for a fun afternoon painting your own masterpiece! A portion of your $35 will be donated directly to EBCC. Thank you for your support!
Walk A Mile-Chippewa Valley is a mile-long march to end violence in the Chippewa Valley. There is a fundraiser cook-out following the walk, which will feature drawing and prizes, music and entertainment. Pre-register at eventbrite.com (search for "Walk A Mile-Chippewa Valley"). Pre-register before October 15th and receive a free t-shirt, while suppies last! All proceeds go to Family Support Center, Bolton Refuge House, and Bridge to Hope.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Restoration Praise Center has partnered with DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) to support this organization in helping the many women who are faced with violence and abuse in our area! Come hear our feature artist, Songdreamer, live in concert as guest host, Sherelle Hessell Gordon ushers us into a night of poetry and music. Admission is $10 at the door; proceeds to benefit DCRCC.
Dine Out for DAIS includes the participation of 88 restaurants throughout the Dane County, WI area. Each participating restaurant will donate 10% of their sales to DAIS on the day of Dine Out for DAIS. By participating in Dine Out for DAIS, diners are not only raising funds for DAIS, they are also raising awareness and supporting local businesses that care about the issue of domestic violence.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) presents the 5th Annual Dress for DAIS Fashion Show with a live fashion show showcasing the latest styles from various boutiques and several local salons. Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in a live auction and raffle.