SAAM and Denim Day in Nevada 2013
Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence and Scrap Domestic Violence have teamed up to raise awareness of sexual violence in Nevada!
The Denim Day has been promoted in Nevada for several years and it has now grown into a statewide initiative sponsored by NCASV and ScrapDV in 2013. All of Nevada will be saying…THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR RAPE!
Everyone Deserves a Violence-Free Life.
The decision to seek help is not easy. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to leave, you may be feeling uncertain, frightened, and torn. Maybe you even blame yourself for the abuse or feel embarrassed because you’ve stayed. Don’t be trapped by confusion, guilt, or self-blame. The only thing that matters is your safety.
If you are being abused, remember: You are not to blame for being battered or mistreated. You are not the cause of your partner’s abusive behavior. You deserve to be treated with respect. You deserve a safe and happy life. Your children deserve a safe and happy life. You are not alone. There are people waiting to help.
Get Involved. NOW.
You can help end Nevada’s domestic violence crisis by donating to your local domestic violence program. To find the closest program and service provider review the organizations listed here.
These programs will accept financial donations as well as the following household items: toilet paper, towels, food, feminine hygiene products, dishes, stamps, gas cards, garbage bags, laundry detergent, grocery store gift certificates, and cleaning supplies.
Volunteers are ALWAYS needed. Get involved.
What is ScrapDV?
The SCRAP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INC. (ScrapDV) Fund began with an idea to use scrap steel as a funding source for domestic violence purposes. Mining, industrial, and manufacturing companies along with private donors will entrust ScrapDV to combine their gifts with the contributions of others to invest in innovative and proven domestic violence programs to create lasting, empowering change. In addition, ScrapDV will also invest in communities showing the initiative to begin such programs. The process of investing through this fund includes an informed review by ScrapDV dedicated, trained members who help to ensure the most positive impact possible with the dollars invested.
The ScrapDV Fund Grants Program is how we make strategic investments to drive measurable, effective, sustainable change for domestic violence awareness programs in Nevada.