More than 30 people and their pets took part in Saturday’s Domestic Violence Awareness Walk from Edgartown’s Park and Ride to the harborfront and back.
Clothes to Go and Connect to End Violence are hosting an afternoon of new clothes selection and tasty treats.
Connect to End Violence sponsors its annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 18, with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Edgartown Park & Ride lot.
For more information, call 508-684-8074.
A passionate band of Islanders took to the streets of Oak Bluffs Sunday in honor of victims of sexual assault.
Bearing signs and wearing teal blue T-shirts that read, “I Walk Because I Care,” the group of about 30 walked two miles along Beach Road in honor of the survivors in their lives.
Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard and Connect to End Violence are set to strengthen their partnership with a collaboration that begins May 1. Call volume for domestic violence and rape counseling was up on the Island this winter.
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