Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness

We are committed to the health of families and communities by preventing domestic violence through education, awareness, and support.

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Your Old, No-Longer-Used Phones Could Help Prevent Domestic Violence (Opinion from Dianne Bentley)
By Dianne Bentley For the past year and a half, I have championed domestic violence awareness and prevention throughout the state of Alabama. I believe that healthy families are the foundation for healthy communities. While many of us are decorating our homes and excitedly planning for friends and family to visit this holiday...
Dec 13, 2013 12:45 PM ET
Nonprofits in the Nation’s Capital Combat Domestic Violence Against Youth and Adults, With Funding From the Verizon Foundation
D.C. Councilmember Anita Bonds and Verizon Join in Special Ceremony for Groups as Survivors Share Their Stories, Tell How Nonprofits Change Lives WASHINGTON, November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In an effort to raise awareness, Verizon and D.C. Councilmember Anita Bonds on Wednesday (Nov. 13) honored several Washington-area nonprofits working to prevent abuse against...
Nov 15, 2013 2:45 PM ET
Survey Finds Significant Link Between Chronic Health Conditions and Domestic Violence
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/  – A significant link exists between many chronic health conditions and domestic violence, and the healthcare industry, support agencies and others must do more to make and act on that connection. The calls to action are the key conclusions, of a recent nationwide survey sponsored by the Verizon...
Nov 14, 2013 11:55 AM ET
Live Blog: The Health Impact of Domestic Violence
Nov. 5, 2013 By ABC News A recently released Verizon Foundation and More magazine survey found that nearly 44 percent of American women have been victims of domestic violence. Worse, more than 80 percent of them report some sort of chronic health condition as a result....
Nov 5, 2013 12:15 PM ET
Agencies Across South Carolina Will Expand Work To Assist Victims And Work Toward Preventing Domestic Violence With Grant From Verizon
GREENVILLE, S.C., October 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ — To coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), Verizon has issued seven grants to South Carolina domestic violence agencies to assist them in the vital work they do each day. The grants, which total $75,000, stem from the Verizon Foundation’s initiative to invest in organizations that...
Oct 31, 2013 5:25 PM ET