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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activities

October 06, 2011

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Hubbard House will be hosting and participating in numerous events throughout DVAM to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Purple ribbon

2011 Hubbard House DVAM activities include:

PURPLE RIBBON CAMPAIGN – Oct. 1-31
Northeast Florida law enforcement and other officials will receive purple ribbon pins to wear during the month of October in support of efforts to help end domestic violence in the community. Purple ribbon pins will also be distributed throughout the community at numerous awareness and fundraising events.

Individuals are also encouraged to connect with Hubbard House on Facebook or on Twitter and change their social media profile picture to the Hubbard House Purple Ribbon profile picture to show their support for ending domestic violence.

31n31 – Oct. 1-31
Hubbard House will post on Twitter and Facebook 31 statistics and/or blogs relating to domestic violence for the 31 days in October. Follow the posts to learn about domestic violence and share them with your friends, family, and co-workers to help increase awareness. To receive Domestic Violence Awareness Month 31n31 tweets, posts, and blogs, follow Hubbard House on Twitter and on Facebook .

GO PURPLE DAY – Oct. 5
Go Purple and show your support for ending domestic violence! In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Hubbard House asks the community to Go Purple by wearing a purple item of clothing or a purple ribbon, or by hosting an activity or collection drive to benefit victims of domestic violence.

17th ANNUAL BARBARA ANN CAMPBELL MEMORIAL BREAKFAST – Oct. 5 (7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.)
The 17th Annual Barbara Ann Campbell Memorial Breakfast, presented by Joan Huffman M.D., Mrs. James S. Taylor and the Weaver Family Foundation, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel. Each year the breakfast is held to honor the lives of those who have survived domestic violence and to remember those who have died at the hands of a loved one. This year’s breakfast will feature a survivor of domestic violence helped by Hubbard House as the keynote speaker. All funds raised from this event support the life-saving programs and services Hubbard House provides to victims of domestic violence and their children. Individual tickets are $30. For reservations or sponsorship information, contact Ashley Johnson Scott at (904) 354-0076 ext. 212 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

SOUTHERN WOMEN’S SHOW- Oct. 20-23
Visit the Hubbard House booth and spread community awareness about the dynamics of domestic violence. For more information please e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 904-354-0076 ext. 209.

PIZZA FOR A CAUSE: CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN FUNDRAISER – Oct. 24-25 (11:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)
Are you looking for an easy and delicious way to support Hubbard House? Join us at California Pizza Kitchen Monday, Oct. 24 or Tuesday, Oct. 25 for a flavorsome fundraising event. All you need to do is bring the Pizza for a Cause flier and present it to your server when ordering, and California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20% of your total bill to support Hubbard House’s programs and services. Click here to print the Oct. 24 or Oct. 25 Pizza for a Cause Flier.

For more information on Hubbard House Domestic Violence Awareness Month events contact Ashley Johnson Scott at (904) 354-0076 ext. 212 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).