Domestic Violence Vigil Wed. October 26 at the YWCA

25 Oct


Domestic Violence Vigil to honor victims and survivors of abuse

Helpmate and the YWCA of Asheville recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In an effort to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence, Helpmate and the YWCA MotherLove program are holidng a Domestic Violence Vigil on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:30 pm. On display will be the Silent Witness Exhibit, Clothesline Project, and art work created by children living in Helpmate’s Emergency Shelter. A survivor of domestic violence will also be present at this event to tell her story. The names of domestic violence homicide victims will also be read in order to memorialize those that have lost their lives in North Carolina so far in 2011. The public is encouraged to attend this free event.

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