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DVAM 2014 is Now!

Dia de los Muertos Remembrance: Music Show Benefit for Sarah's Inn

Chicago area singer/songwriter, Moses Valdez, will be performing at the Buzz Cafe in Oak Park on Saturday, November 1 as a part of a Dia de los Muertos Celebration. The Buzz Cafe event is also being used to remember victims that have been affected by domestic violence and proceeds from the show will benefit Sarah's Inn which is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides services for families affected by domestic violence.

6th Annual "Light the Night" Anniversary Gala:
"Esteeming the Esthers"

 
Join us as we celebrate the founding of this God-birthed ministry and all our Fierce Women 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, “Esteeming the Esthers,” 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.
 

Speak Out Break The Chain Awareness Program

This domestic violence awareness event is geared towards the Dallas/Ft. Worth community. Speakers, survivors, counselors and legal personnel will be present at this free event which is open to the public. The First Apostolic Assembly Church wants to empower men, women and children to speak out and make a difference. There will be resource information available.

Pearls & Pinstripes 2014

Break out your pearls and pinstripes for a great cause and a fun night! Pearls & Pinstripes is Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence's annual fundraising gala. It's a night to celebrate survivors and take a stand against rape and abuse. This year's event will be held on October 9, 2014 at the beautiful Hutton Hotel in downtown Nashville. The evening will include dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. Watch the Coalition's website at www.tncoalition.org for further details and ticket purchasing information.

DVAM 2014 Partnership Reception

 
ReCARnation is donating $100 to the Domestic Violence Resource Center of NM (DVRC) for every car sold through the month of October. Join DVRC and ReCARnation for a reception to announce their partnership on Wednesday, October 1, from 1-5pm. There will be music by Trisha O’Keefe, food, beverages and raffle tickets for a chance to win a gift from Keshet Dance Company. 
 
 
 
 

Zumbathon® Event

 
 
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Casa de Esperanza is sponsoring a Zumbathon Event for community members to come together, join the party, and take a stand against domestic violence. This event will include 90 minutes of Zumba offered by certified instructors, as well as a 30-minute presentation on domestic violence awareness and healthy communities. It is a free event, but optional donations of household and/or personal items for families staying at the shelter are accepted. 
 

Chefs Take a Stand

On October 9th, Chefs Take a Stand will return to our nation’s capital! The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is once again partnering with some of DC’s finest women chefs and mixologists to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA is truly groundbreaking legislation and has been making a positive difference in the lives of victims since 1994.

Fierce Woman Found Ministries 6th Annual "Light The Night" Violence Awareness event

SAVE THE DATE: Join us as we celebrate our 6th Annual "Light The Night" Speak Out Against Violence Event, including Project Clothesline, Voices of the Soul Art/Spoken Word Display, Community March and Fundraiser. For more information on Fierce Woman Found Ministries, visit our website at www.fiercewomanministries.com or email Executive Director, Pastor Michelle Soto at msotoprays@aol.com.

Ten Thousand Villages “Women Against Abuse Day”

Calling all shoppers! Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade store featuring unique, handmade items from around the world, is hosting a “Women Against Abuse Day” on October 13 from 12:00pm to 5pm. The store at 1122 Walnut Street, in Center City Philadelphia, will donate 15% of Sunday’s net sales to Women Against Abuse.

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