Mon, Oct 05 | First Covenant Church

Dickinson County Domestic Violence Awareness

Honk your horn to raise awareness about domestic violence. Break the silence, stop the violence!
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Dickinson County Domestic Violence Awareness

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2020, 8:00 AM – 11:59 PM CDT
First Covenant Church, 125 E H St, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, USA

About the Event

Honk your horn to raise awareness about domestic violence. Break the silence, stop the violence!

"IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) -Iron Mountain’s Caring House has set up a display to honor victims of domestic violence.

Law enforcement, members of the court system, and the Caring House came together Monday morning, to show survivors they are not alone. White crosses are covering the First Covenant Church lawn to represent victims who die each year. Larger purple crosses represent victims that the Caring House knew personally.

“Domestic violence is deadly. So many times, they underrate it; They also think nobody believes or cares about them. We have judges, we have prosecutors, we have law enforcement, we have community members to say ‘we’re here, we’re standing with these crosses to say, we support you.’ Just reach out,” said the Caring House Executive Director Cheryl O’Neil.

The Dickinson County community will take part in many similar events throughout the month, as October is Domestic Violence Awareness month."

-Quoted from Upper Michigan's Source. Read more at https://www.uppermichiganssource.com/2020/10/05/dickinson-county-brings-awareness-to-domestic-violence/

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