Purple Thursday


Show support for domestic violence awareness by wearing purple. Use your clothing to start conversations with others about domestic violence. Share photos online of yourself wearing purple, and use the hashtag #PurpleThursday.

Wayne County Proclamation – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Wayne County Courthouse 925 Court St, Honesdale, PA

VIP will be joined by the Wayne County Commissioners to declare the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Proclamation: A Proclamation Whereas, 1 in every 4 women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime; Whereas, approximately 15.5 million children are exposed to [...]

Silent Witness Project

Pike County Courthouse 412 Broad St, Milford, PA

30 years ago, the Silent Witness Initiative was born in Minnesota, by a group of female artists and writers. They created life-size silhouettes, in red, to represent each individual homicide of a woman who was murdered by her partner. A silhouette was also created to [...]

Vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Pike County Courthouse 412 Broad St, Milford, PA

The vigil is a time for Pike County residents to come together to commemorate the lives taken too early as a result of domestic violence. We will begin this brief event with a few words about DVAM and DV homicides. VIP advocates will then read [...]

Giving Tuesday

Join the global generosity movement by helping a local nonprofit organization that does so much for the community. Make a difference in your "own backyard" by donating to VIP on Giving Tuesday. All donations help the organization to continue offering the services and programs to [...]

Spring Flower Sale

Online ordering is now closed for this year. Stay tuned for next year's spring flower sale!

What She Was Wearing

Anatomy Craft Coffee Bar 630 Main Street, Honesdale, PA

We are combatting the common myth that victims could have prevented sexual assault simply by wearing something else. Hear survivors stories, see what they were wearing, and learn how you can help spread awareness on how to stop the violence. ** FREE EVENT ** Refreshments [...]

Free Movie Screening & Discussion

Milford Community House 201 Broad St, Milford, PA

What Happened to the Girl Next Door: A documentary from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office   When: Monday, Jan.24th at 5:30pm Where: Milford Community House Seats are limited, preregistration required to vip@vipempowers.org Light refreshments available


2nd Annual Wellness Fair

Akenac Park Abbey Lane, Dingmans Ferry, PA

Join us at Akenac Park in Dingman's Ferry for a day of wellness and self-care for all ages. DIY crafts and various activities scheduled throughout the day with food and refreshments for purchase at Pop-Pop's Grill onsite food truck. Green Trees Early Learning Center's Walk-A-Thon [...]

Free the Girls – Bra Drive

**VIP's Bra Drive to help formerly trafficked women launch and sustain their own business.** We are collecting new and/or gently used bras as well as money, for Free the Girls, to invest in these women's businesses. We chose the month of July in support of [...]

Annual Fall Flower Sale

We are selling 9-in potted Mums, Kale, & Aster plants for $10 each. Delivery on September 1st. Order by August 24th. Prepayment is required. Colors will vary. For more information, please call Kim at 570-216-0394 or Amy at 570-290-2192. Orders of 10 or more or [...]

Iron Jawed Angels: Free Film Screening & Discussion

Wallenapaupack Area High School Auditorium 2552 US Route 6, Hawley, PA

VIP and the Pike County League of Women Voters present a free film screening and discussion of "Iron Jawed Angels." 102 years ago women won the right to vote...Don't waste it. Join us for the film at the Wallenpaupack Area High School Auditorium where we [...]