Take Back the Night 2021

Wayne County Courthouse 925 Court St, Honesdale, PA

Take back the night from sexual assault, harassment and abuse. This event will now take place on the rain date of April 28th. *Please bring a chair if needed as the event is outside*

Community Wellness Fair

Akenac Park Abbey Lane, Dingmans Ferry, PA

Join VIP for a day of fun and wellness with resources from across the county! + Pop Pop’s Food Truck! Event Info Tables and Information: Atlantic Health Pike County Systems of Care GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center The Salted Pixie Maya’s Blends Mental Health Services TriVeristy [...]

Bra Drive for Free The Girls

Thank you to our sponsor, Dutch Girl Bookkeeping! __________________________________________ We are helping formerly trafficked women launch and sustain their own businesses. We are collecting new and/or gently used bras as well as money to invest in these women’s businesses. What is Free The Girls? Mission: [...]

Annual Fall Flower Sale

We are selling 9-in potted Mums, Kale, & Aster plants for $9 each. Delivery on September 2nd. Order by August 24th. Prepayment is required. Colors will vary. Questions? Call us at: (570) 253-4431 Proceeds to help provide counseling and support services for victims and survivors [...]

Get SANE Trained

Do you have nursing skills? Do you have a gift for compassion? Would you like to help survivors of sexual assault? Get SANE Trained! Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are specially trained nurses who help collect evidence in cases of sexual assault through a comprehensive [...]

Pike County Proclamation – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Pike County Courthouse 412 Broad St, Milford, PA

VIP will be joined by the Pike 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 [...]

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is a nationally recognized day that takes place annually on the second Wednesday of October. Sponsored by FUTURES, the awareness-raising day aims to reach members of the healthcare and advocacy communities to offer education about the critical importance of universal [...]

Glow Run

Wallenpaupack Track and Field Complex 2552 US-6, Hawley, PA

5k run or walk. Walk, run, or just show up for some fun! There will be a price for Best in "Glow"! FREE event. $10 pre-registration gets you a free Glow Run t-shirt. To pre-register - CALL: 570-253-4401 or EMAIL: vip@vipempowers.org

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Purple Thursday

Everywhere

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 [...]