Upcoming Events

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Co. Domestic Violence Task Force invites you to join us on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 6 pm – 8 pm at Court Square in Downtown Harrisonburg for an awareness event! The evening will include speakers, testimonies from survivors of domestic violence, a Clothesline Project, and a candlelight vigil.  This event is free of charge and open to the public! Want to receive updates about First Step’s involvement in the community? Sign up for Behind the Mission, First Step’s newsletter, to be delivered straight to your inbox.

Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse Challenge

For the month of October, First Step annually participates in the Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse Challenge, which raises awareness on the impact and severity domestic and dating violence has on communities.  Through the challenge we also raise money to help us support our local shelter and domestic violence services.  Please click the link listed below to visit our fundraising page.  Any contribution is greatly appreciated.

https://www.crowdrise.com/first-step-a-response-to-domestic-violence-purplepurse2017