Host or attend a candlelight vigil in honor of domestic violence survivors around the country

In Fredericksburg/King George Area

October 12 – Stop by Rappahannock Council on Domestic Violence’s candlelight vigil at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in King George County and support DV awareness.  Visit RCASA’s table and see what services for survivors we have.

Located at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at:  5486 St. Paul’s Road, King George, VA 22485

In Raleigh, North Carolina:

InterAct’s Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Candlelight Vigil will honor domestic violence victims and celebrate the courage and strength of survivors. This event will also highlight the 50 women, men and children who have lost their lives due to domestic violence in North Carolina so far this year. Victim Impact statements will be given followed by a candlelight vigil at the Crime Victims Memorial Garden located downtown Raleigh.

WHAT: InterAct’s 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
WHEN: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 7PM
WHERE: Crime Victim Memorial Garden at the corner of Lane and Wilminton streets behind NC State Legislative Building

In Anderson, South Caroline and Northeast Georgia:

Safe Harbor Candlelight Vigils Many vigils, including those by Safe Harbor, will be held in the Upstate and northeast Georgia in celebration of survivors and in remembrance those killed during an act of violence.  Click the link to find the various locations.

In Elizabethtown, Kentucky:

The Phoenix Club at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil at 6 p.m. today in Room 303 A/B in the Occupational Technical Building on campus.  For more information about the event or the club, contact Berry at (270) 706-8436.

In Matagorda and Wharton, Texas:

The Crisis Center will host a candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims and survivors at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, on the Matagorda County Courthouse steps.  For more information about the Crisis Center or if you feel that you are in an abusive relationship, call 979-245-9109 (Bay City) 979-531-1300 (Wharton) or 800-451-9235 anytime. Help is only a phone call away.