So to Speak Will Read for Women

Did you know it’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week?

So to Speak is proud to host our annual Will Read for Women reading benefiting the Bethany House of Northern Virginia, a nonprofit organization devoted to empowering women and child victims of family violence.

Please join us in support of Bethany House and help victims of domestic violence in our community.

When: Wed., May 6th, 2015,  at 7 p.m.

Where: The newly remodeled patio rooftop at Epicure Cafe in Fairfax, VA.

Who: Awesome poetry and prose writers–and you! Open Mike to follow reading!

Why: To celebrate a night of feminism, advocacy, and the right of all to a life free of violence.

If you’re not in the NOVA area, check out the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to find out everything from where to find resources for yourself or a loved one, to information about shelters and centers doing outreach work in your local communities.

The Bethany House is in DIRE need of the following:

*Pack and Plays
*New Pillows
*Pot and Pan Sets
*Gift cards of varying amounts to local grocers
*Gift cards of varying amounts to goods stores like: Wal-Mart, Target, or K-Mart
*Gift cards to fast food and other restaurants
*Gas station gift cards
*Laundry Detergent, both HE and non-HE
*Feminine Products
*Lysol/Clorox Wipes
*Hand Soap
*Household Cleaning Supplies

*but all donations of toiletries, diapers, and other household products will be counted and donated to BH.

 

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