Each April, across the United States communities come together to raise awareness about sexual violence and its impact on the health and humanity of their members.In Chittenden County, Vermont we have a longstanding tradition of providing events that highlight the strength and resilience of survivors, the importance of education and conversations that name, interrupt, and prevent sexual violence, and that create spaces for survivors’ voices to be heard and honored.Sexual Violence Awareness Month (SVAM) events are planned and carried out with the assistance of a collaborative team of providers in Chittenden County.
HOPE WORKS BENEFIT LUNCH
We are please to announce this marvelous event in an effort to end sexual violence. Join us on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at Waterworks in Downtown Winooski for a benefit lunch! 10% of all food sales will benefit HOPE Works between 1130am and 2pm. Waterworks is located at 20 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, VT 05404. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 802-864-0555. We hope to see you and your family and friends there!
TAKE BACK THE NIGHT RALLY AND MARCH / SURVIVOR SPEAK OUT
Take Back the Night is an international rally and march, organized in local communities with the purpose of unifying people of all genders in raising awareness of and ending sexual violence, with a special focus given to the recognition of survivor experiences. This year our event will take place on Thursday, April 25th 2019 at UVM. For more information, please click on our “Events” Calendar or you can call us at 802-864-0555.
RUGGERS AGAINST RAPE RUGBY TOURNAMENT @ UVM
The Ruggers Against Rape Tournament is hosted by UVM Women’s Rugby and benefits HOPE Works and our fight to end sexual violence in Chittenden County. This event has happened annually for over 20 years and we are extremely thankful for all the work put in by this wonderful organization year after year! This year the event will take place on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at Virtue Field in Burlington; you can find more information under our “Events” Calendar.