CLEARWATER, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2023) – Hope Villages of America is hosting its 22nd Annual Faces of Domestic Violence Luncheon to raise funds for the victims of domestic violence in the Tampa Bay community. The event honors those who have survived domestic violence and the generous and compassionate supporters who provide help and hope to victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
“In times of crisis, the strength of a community truly shines. Our luncheon, dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence, embodies the spirit of solidarity and compassion,” says Nick DiCeglie, president and CEO of Hope Villages of America. “We firmly believe that every dollar raised is a step towards offering a lifeline to those in need, providing them with safety, support and the chance to rebuild their lives. Together, as a united force, we can be a source of hope and healing in the lives of survivors.”
Hope Villages of America will host the luncheon at Central Park Performing Arts Center at 105 Central Park Drive in Largo on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. Donations raised from the luncheon will go on to support the nonprofit’s many free and confidential services through its Emergency Safe House and Outreach Center.
Individual tickets, tables and/or sponsorship opportunities may be purchased online at https://hopevillagesofamerica.org/events/faces/. The event begins with a VIP Mimosa Pre-Party at 10 a.m. and continues with the luncheon event at 10:45 a.m. The luncheon will feature keynote speakers who are survivors of domestic violence.
The 22nd Annual Faces of Domestic Violence Luncheon is proudly sponsored by philanthropically-focused businesses and community members such as: Empowered Sponsor – Simply Healthcare; Courageous Sponsors – Lowe’s Commercial Painting, TECO Energy and St. Petersburg Police Department; and Peacemaker Sponsors – Bizco Technologies and Anona United Methodist Church.
About Hope Villages of America: Established in 1967, Hope Villages of America is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that operates through three integrated divisions: Food Distribution and Basic Needs, Housing Stability Services, and Abuse Services. These divisions operate in more than 60,000 square feet of service space and serve more than 150,000 individuals who rely on them annually. The Abuse Services Division provides a range of services to survivors of abuse, including crisis intervention, counseling, and legal advocacy. The organization also works to increase awareness of the issue of domestic violence and to develop strategies to prevent it from occurring in the first place.
For more information about Hope Villages of America and its services, interested individuals can visit hopevillagesofamerica.org or call 727-584-3528.
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