In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the 8th annual Walk Together Against Domestic Violence invites all to Van Saun Park to rally for social change and work collectively to prevent domestic violence.
New Jersey has seen an average of 40 domestic violence-related homicides annually since 2016, according to statistics from Bergen County. The data underscore the urgency of the collective mission, according to the event organizer Center for Hope and Safety (CHS).
Walk Together Against Domestic Violence on Sunday, Oct. 28
The annual Walk Together Against Domestic Violence intends to serve as a beacon of hope, celebrating the resilience of survivors while honoring those who were killed.
At the heart of the organization’s cause lies the unwavering belief that every individual deserves safety, free from the threat of violence.
Join Allstate Dan Meredith’s Team
Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. , the walk starts at 10:15 a.m. and music and vendors will follow.
The Center for Hope and Safety
The Center for Hope and Safety, a stalwart advocate for the victims of domestic violence in Bergen County, is dedicated to empowering victims, guiding them towards healing and growth through a comprehensive range of support services.
There are myriad ways to contribute. You can participate in the walk and make a donation, become a sponsor, offer your services as a vendor, or assemble a team and initiate a fundraiser.
Raising Awareness, Getting Involved
For more information on how you can get involved, see the Center for Hope and Safety. There are multiple ways to help out. You can walk and donate, you can be a sponsor, a vendor, or create a team/fundraiser.
The CHS aims to help victims of domestic violence in Bergen County heal and grow from their attacks through a wide selection of services. The more support the Center for Hope and Safety receives, the less room there is for abusers to hide in plain sight to carry out a potential attack.