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2013-10-29 08:32:31

Verizon donates $250,000 to help launch online chat service AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced today that visitors to TheHotline.org looking for information or help will now be able to chat live online with advocates thanks to a $250,000 donation from Verizon, through its HopeLine program. The organization also learned that it has the opportunity to receive an additional $250,000 in matching funds through a national...

2013-10-26 23:03:09

Marie Ortiz, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in Silver Creek, CA, is proud to announce her support of Next Door Solutions, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping those impacted by domestic violence. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Marie Ortiz, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in Silver Creek, CA, is proud to announce her support of Next Door Solutions, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping those impacted by domestic violence. Marie (“Ree”) Ortiz has been a resident of...

2013-10-23 12:34:04

In the news release, Verizon Donates $100,000 to North Carolina Domestic Violence Programs, issued Oct. 22, 2013 by Verizon Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the 3rd paragraph the name of the vice chancellor of student affairs is Winston B. Crisp. The complete, corrected release follows: Verizon Donates $100,000 to North Carolina Domestic Violence Programs Funds from the Verizon Foundation to support domestic violence prevention efforts that engage youth and...

2013-10-22 16:27:56

Funds from the Verizon Foundation to support domestic violence prevention efforts that engage youth and men across the state. Oct. 22, 2013, RALEIGH, N.C. /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon announces more than $100,000 in grants to domestic violence prevention efforts across North Carolina. The funds will support programs that educate youth and men about healthy relationships and domestic violence with a goal of stopping the cycle of abuse. Attorney General Roy Cooper reports(i )a 15 percent increase in...

2013-10-22 16:27:54

Two local agencies receive grants to assist victims and work toward engaging men to end domestic violence against women NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), Verizon has issued two grants to Nashville-area domestic violence agencies to engage men in ending domestic violence. The grants, which total $40,000, stem from the Verizon Foundation's initiative to invest in organizations that provide domestic violence...

2013-10-21 23:02:07

Domestic violence agency asks Dutchess County teens, “How messed up is your relationship?” Poughkeepsie, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The Grace Smith House, a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency which provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children, announced the launch of a social media campaign which teaches teens about healthy relationships. “Sadly, one in three teens have been in an abusive relationship,”...

2013-10-17 12:29:41

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct.17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After all the love and respect she'd received while dating, Andria thought when she got married that she was getting the fairy tale she always wanted. Four months later, everything changed drastically. Whether it was the pressure of a baby on the way, a new marriage, the home or the job, something triggered a cycle of physical and verbal abuse that became a regular part of her home for the next four years. (Logo:...

2013-10-15 23:01:14

To bring awareness to domestic violence, Union College will host an event later this month featuring a survivor and her story. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 To bring awareness to domestic violence, Union College will host an event later this month featuring a survivor and her story. The event, “Conversations With a Survivor,” will be Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Patridge Campus Center, conference rooms A, B and C on Union’s campus. There will be a dinner beginning at 6 p.m.,...

2013-10-10 12:27:15

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; The I.I.I. Provides Tips For Gaining Financial Freedom NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Financial security and access to resources can make all the difference to domestic violence victims deciding to leave an abusive relationship. And insurance is an important component of financial planning that can help survivors move forward, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Financial abuse is a common...

2013-10-09 16:23:30

BeSmartBeWell.com addresses widespread teen dating abuse crisis with online tools. CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BeSmartBeWell.com, an award-winning website, promotes health and safety through increased awareness and simple-to-use knowledge. The site's new interactive video quiz helps teens recognize abusive behavior in their or a friend's relationship. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...