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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

From: Monday, October 1st, 2018
To: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018


Take Action. Support Survivors.
End Domestic Violence Now.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We will have special activities throughout the month, so check back here often for updates!


Here’s how to get involved:


Throughout the Month:

  • Call us at 262.522.3805 for materials like purple ribbons, bracelets, window clings, brochures, and more to show you support survivors! This is a great and easy way to get your friends, school, or company involved.
  • Display a purple light bulb in the front window of your home or business. You can purchase purple light bulbs at Tomchek Ace Hardware and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Women’s Center. Keep an eye out for purple lights at various local landmarks throughout the month!

Calendar of Special Events:

  • Tuesday, October 9: Screening and discussion of I AM EVIDENCE at Carrol University.
  • Thursday, October 11: HAMBINGO at Hamburger Mary’s benefiting The Women’s Center!
  • Thursday, October 18: Wear purple and post a photo to Facebook or Twitter as part of the nationwide #PurpleThursday campaign. Make sure to tag @TheWomensCenterInc on Facebook or @TWCWaukesha on Twitter!
  • Saturday, October 20: Visit Tomchek Ace Hardware for their annual Fix-it-Fest/Tent Sale! A percentage of ALL sales will be donated to The Women’s Center, as well as all proceeds from their brat lunch station.
  • Thursday, October 25: Glow Run at Carrol University.
  • October 18  – November 1: Find us at the Milwaukee Film Festival

Be sure to check back here or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest news and updates throughout the month.