Special EventsOctober: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Watch for events in our community to spread awareness of domestic abuse and to say NO MORE.
Thursday, October 19, 2017: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes
5pm Registration, 6pm Walk at Hagemeister Park
Men wear high heels and women wear comfy shoes in this one-mile walk to raise awareness and support victims of domestic abuse. Form your team today and start raising pledges. The team with the most pledges wins a wing party from Hagemeister Park. Stay after for live music and dinner. Hagemeister Park is donating 10% of proceeds that night back to the event.
All proceeds benefit Golden House and Sexual Assault Center of Family Services. Visit the event website and Facebook page for more information.
Thursday, October 19, 2017: #PurpleThursday
Wear purple today in support of survivors and ending domestic abuse in our community.
Saturday, October 21, 2017: Celebrating Strength
10:00am-2:00pm at YWCA
Survivors are invited for a day of pampering. Professionals will be giving haircuts, manicures, and mini-massages. There will also be activities for the kids. Event is free to any survivor of domestic abuse.
Thursday, October 26, 2017: Community Responses to Domestic Violence with Lundy Bancroft
1-7pm at F.K. Bemis Center- St. Norbert College
Three sessions for our community to learn and discuss how to support the needs of victims of domestic abuse and their children. This event is free and a great opportunity for social workers, community leaders, teachers, law enforcement, advocates, students, and others eager to learn more and engage in community dialogue.
1:00pm-3:00pm: Improving the Police Response and Prosecution Response to Domestic Abusers
3:30pm-4:30pm: Understanding the Post-Separation Needs of Abused Women and Their Children
5:30pm-7:00pm: Emotional Injury and Recovery in Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
Lundy Bancroft has over 25 years of experience in the fields of abuse, trauma, and recovery. He has published five books, including the best-seller "Why Does He Do That?". Lundy has served extensively as a custody evaluator, child abuse investigator, and expert witness, and has presented to 350 audiences across the U.S. and abroad. Lundy’s new book, Daily Wisdom for “Why Does He Do That?” provides a full year’s worth of brief and encouraging readings for abused women.
This event is free to the public and sponsored by the Brown County Community Coordinated Response Team. Please RSVP here.
Saturday, October 28, 2017: Make A Difference Day
Volunteer with Golden House for Make a Difference Day, 9am-1pm. Projects include preparing a meal, fall clean up inside & out, hosting a family activity, and more. Sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual Adopt-A-Family program makes Christmas possible for families that have used our services in the past year and who could not otherwise afford to celebrate the holiday. Please see our sponsorship guide for more information on what sponsoring a family includes.
February: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Watch for awareness events at local high schools and in the community.
February: Show of Strength
An evening of interactive, collaborative artwork dedicated to raising awareness of the power of positive relationships. Visit the event website for regular event announcements and updates.
Board members and volunteers jump on the phones and ask you to renew your support of Golden House services.
July 13-15, 2018: Gold Ribbin' BBQ of Greater Green Bay
Compete with BBQ teams from across the country in the KCBS-sanctioned event, or come as a spectator to enjoy family, food and fun!
Visit the event website and Facebook page for regular updates.