Supporters of the Movement
The Allstate Foundation – committed to targeting long-term resources to ending domestic violence and providing a comprehensive network of services for domestic violence survivors and advocates, including: direct services (financial empowerment curriculum), thought leadership (national conferences and other events) and public awareness, Northbrook, IL.
Avon Foundation for Women – the Foundation is committed to helping educate and empower women and bringing an end to domestic violence. As a significant leader in women's empowerment and health, we are proud to expand our support for the domestic violence cause with the new program Speak Out Against Domestic Violence, New York, NY.
Beauty Cares – the mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence for women and children. We examine the fundamental roots of domestic violence and the factors that perpetuate the cycle ~ silence, shame, denial, misconceptions, family history and wounded self-esteem. We then create dynamic, powerful programs and initiatives to enable women and children break free, New York, NY.
Cut It Out ~ Salons Against Domestic Abuse – mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse, Birmingham, AL.
Dignity You Wear Foundation, Inc. – working to positively impact the lives of children and their families by providing brand new clothing, Jacksonville, FL.
Economic Empowerment Program – provides support to victims of domestic violence and is sponsored by The Allstate Foundation, Northbrook, IL.
The National Domestic Violence Project, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – AAFPRS is leading the medical community in the fight against domestic violence by helping to empower individuals who have been physically abused. Participating AAFPRS surgeons offer complimentary consultation and surgery to survivors of domestic violence, Alexandria, VA.
Give Back a Smile™, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – is dedicated to providing cosmetic dental care at no cost to all survivors of domestic violence, Madison, WI.
Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation – developing educational programs to end the cycle of domestic violence and save lives, Harrison, NY.
Lifetime Television for Women – End Violence Against Women – aims to improve the lives of girls and women and their families through education, awareness and legislation, New York, NY.
Love is Not Abuse.
The Mary Byron Project – under the direction of our Board of Advisors and Overseers, we foster and support innovative solutions to domestic violence across the country. Our organization receives further guidance from our National Advisory Board, a group of experts within the industry who are committed to the work of the Mary Byron Project. With decades of experience between them, they identify trends in the field and provide valuable input on our award-offering process, Louisville, KY.
Mary Kay Foundation – Breaking the Silence Against Violence Campaign and ordering information for the PBS documentary Breaking the Silence: Journeys of Hope, Dallas, TX.
McBride, Martina – recipient of the Home Depot Humanitarian Award 2004.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC, Boston, MA, and Washington, DC.
Pepperface.com™ – the sleek, fashionably designed Pepperface.com™ Edition Palm Defender® is both awareness symbol and effective self-defense device. Precision machined, the aerospace aluminum body stylishly encases the world’s smallest aerosol pepper spray insert, Chicago, IL.
"Red Flag" (lyrics) – a pop / r&b song by singer / songwriter, Wendy DeRigo, "Red Flag" is about recognizing the warning signs in unhealthy and abusive relationships and empowering individuals to leave. As a former victim of domestic violence, Wendy empathizes with those who feel "stuck" and hopeless in these situations. "Red Flag" was written with the intention of motivating and inspiring people to draw the necessary boundary lines and leave these unhealthy situations behind.
Rivers, Victor Rivas – actor, athlete, activist and author. See Verizon Foundation Community Champions.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, meaningful and timely change. For more then 35 years, the Foundation has brought experience, commitment and a rigorous, balanced approach to the problems that affect the health and health care of those it serves. Helping Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need the Foundation expects to make a difference in our lifetime, Princeton, NJ.
Silent Witness: The People of Kaiser Permanente Tell Their Stories of Domestic Violence (English, Español and Cantonese) – includes stories from the People of Kaiser Permanente, using their own words.
Steiner, Leslie Morgan, writer / author, Washington, DC.
Tory Burch Foundation – a non-profit organization that provides economic opportunity to women and their families in the United States.
V-Day (English, Deutsch, Español and Français) – a global movement to stop violence against women and girls, New York, NY. February 14, 2013 was the first year for V-Day's One Billion Rising campaign.
Verizon, New York, NY, and Verizon Wireless and the Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ.
Annual Report, 2012
Annual Report, 2011
HopeLine® puts wireless products and services to work to the benefit of the community. HopeLine® is a multi-faceted program, primarily focusing on the prevention of domestic violence and increasing community awareness of this national epidemic.
Verizon Corporate Responsibility Report, 2010-2011 and supplement
"Your Voice Counts" PSA and website