Monday, April 5, 2010

Walk for HAWC!

Definition of Domestic Abuse - Domestic abuse is a system of coercive behaviors used by adults or adolescents to establish and maintain power and control over a partner or family member

Ways You Can Participate in the Walk For HAWC

Walk - bring your family, children and friends! Strollers, bicycles, roller blades, and pets are welcome too!

Register a team with five or more of your family members, friends, or co-workers. Captains, order your personalized team shirts by April 7!!

Sponsor the Walk for HAWC: sponsorships range from $250 to $5,000.

Volunteer with more than 100 other people to ensure a successful event. You can help with walk route set-up, registration, children's activities, crowd control or post walk assistance.
Create a virtual team if you are unable to attend the walk or complete the 5 miles. Contact Alicia at 978-744-8552 for more details.

Sponsor a walker. All money raised goes to HAWC's domestic violence programs and free services.

Help promote the Walk! If each HAWC supporter recruited one team and one sponsor we will reach our goal! Here are some ideas of people you know who might want to join our efforts to end domestic violence.

Create your own online fundraising page so friends and family can safely donate with a credit card!

Download the Walk Pledge Sheet and Brochure so you can start fundraising "offline!"
Why We Walk Sunday April 25, 2010Registration 11am; Walk 12 noonOld Town Hall, 32 Derby Sq. Salem, MA

By participating in the Walk for HAWC, we lend our voices to the thousands of others who are making domestic violence their business.

Each year, hundreds of families turn to HAWC for help. The moneywe raise is used solely to meet the needs for our services.

HAWC is committed to raising public awareness about domestic violence.

Each year, the Walk for HAWC raises over $150,000 to provide life-saving services for victims of domestic violence and their children on Massachusetts’ North Shore. Join thousands of North Shore residents who are making domestic violence their business.

If you, or someone you know is being abused, call:HAWC's Hotline 1-800-547-1649

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