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      2017 Annual DVS Candlelight Vigil in Richland

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      October 26, 2017

      Thursday   6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

      500 Amon Park Road North
      Richland, Washington 99352

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      2017 Annual DVS Candlelight Vigil

      October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and events are occurring to raise awareness and honor survivors in our community or to support services to victims/survivors.
      • The Annual Candlelight Vigil will be held on Thursday, October 26th at 6:15pm in Howard Amon Park, Richland behind the Community Center. The event features life-size silhouettes representing every victim killed as a result of domestic violence in our community since 1998. Friends and family are invited to memorialize the silhouette of their loved ones.
      Domestic Violence Services provides emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis line, legal advocacy, support groups, resources and referrals, community education, children’s services, housing advocacy and other support services for domestic violence victims and their children.
      In an average year DVS:
      •Shelters: 350 domestic violence victims (women, children & men);
      •Provides over 5,700 bed nights;
      •Answer over 11,000 calls to the 24-hour crisis line;
      •Assist with 300 Protection Orders & Restraining Orders;
      •Serve 1,000 clients with legal services.
      For more information about Domestic Violence Services local awareness events, or to make a donation, call (509) 735-1295 or go to our website –

      Cost: Free -

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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