NCADVNational Coalition Against Domestic Violence
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Claire Murray has volunteered to work with the NCADV to design a rug to benefit the cause, which will be shown at the organization's breakfast planned for April 11 here during market.
Theresa's Fund and NCADV came together almost inadvertently.
NCADV is thrilled to be working with Valeant as a partner in our efforts to end violence in the home," said Rita Smith, Executive Director of NCADV .
Valeant's partnership with the NCADV provides us a tremendous opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those impacted by domestic violence," said Ryan Weldon, Executive Vice President for Valeant Pharmaceuticals .
A wireless phone, in the hands of a victim, can serve as a lifeline and help provide a sense of safety and security," said Rita Smith, Executive Director, NCADV.
As the central source for information, public and private support for the cause, the NCADV serves as a positive force for societal change.
The National Coalition Against Domestic violence is a world-renowned agency whose work includes coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of NCADV caucuses and task forces developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under-represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.
In light of recent events, NCADV will give 50 percent of funds raised to The September 11th Fund, established by United Way and the New York Community Trust.
com/store), and make a direct online donation to the NCADV.
Funds raised benefit the NCADV, The September 11th Fund, and the Wireless Foundation's CALL to PROTECT program, a wireless industry initiative sponsored by Motorola to provide victims of abuse with instant access to emergency help through the use of a wireless phone.
Rita Smith, executive director of NCADV said, "Thanks to this program, domestic violence survivors will now be able to look in the mirror and not see the scars, the remnants of the violence that was once part of their lives.
This program will provide critical information to people who need it and support to NCADV to help us reach our vision of every home a safe home," said Rita Smith, Executive Director, NCADV.