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Bridges Hope Tours  |   Giving Hope Cocktail Hour  |   Stalking Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month  |   Clothesline Project  |   Domestic Violence Awareness Month

United Way Day of Caring  |   Kelly Mann Memorial 5k and 3k Fun Run/Walk


Love is in the Air 2017

January

Join us for an incredible evening! Treat your Valentine to an evening of dinner and dancing with silent and live auctions benefiting Bridges at the Sky Meadow Country Club in Nashua.

Click here for more information.

Bridges Hope Tours

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Monthly

Each month Bridges hosts tours of our Nashua office at 33 East Pearl Street and our Milford office at 16 Elm Street, Suite 2. Please join us and learn about sexual and domestic violence and the services Bridges provides to victims/survivors.

For more information about these tours or to reserve your space please call 603-889-0858 x214 or email development@bridgesnh.org. Group size limited. Lunch/refreshments served.

List of tour dates

Giving Hope Cocktail Hour

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Giving Hope Cocktail Hour Invitation

Stalking Awareness Month

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January

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January is Stalking Awareness Month. Please wear a silver ribbon to show your support for victims of stalking and for those working to end violence in our homes, communities, and our nation.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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April

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Please wear the teal ribbon to show your support for victims of sexual violence and for those working to end violence in our homes, communities, and our nation.

Clothesline Project

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April

Clothesline Project Logo

Bearing witness to Domestic and Sexual Violence

The Clothesline Project, which is held in conjunction with Victims Rights Week, is a visual display of shirts with written messages and/or illustrations that have been created by survivors and their families and friends. These shirts reflect their experiences and the impact violence has had on their lives. The purpose of the Clothesline project is to educate, to mourn those who have died as a result of this violence, and to bear witness to victims' courage to survive and heal.

We encourage all those who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence to make a shirt. There is no cost involved with making a shirt. All supplies are provided for you at the t-shirt making day and at the display.

You are welcome to join us at Bridges offices in Nashua and Milford to create a shirt.

If you would like more information about the Clothesline Project, please call the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program at 603-224-6466.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please wear the purple ribbon to show your support for victims of domestic violence and for those working to end violence and abuse in our homes, communities, and our nation.

Bridges will have displays at local libraries and bookstores with information about domestic violence. We will also have displays with topics including non-violence, conflict resolution, and challenging gender stereotypes. Bridges staff will be at these locations throughout the month of October to read stories and answer questions.

United Way Day of Caring

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May and September

The Day of Caring takes place each September, and the Youth Day of Caring takes place each May. For one day, volunteers from companies and schools in the Greater Nashua and Souhegan Valley area take the day off to volunteer at area non-profit organizations. There are many generous volunteers who are willing to donate their time to Bridges on different projects in our office and the emergency shelter, including painting, property beautification, office work, and cleaning. We appreciate the great support from our community.

For more information about the Youth Day of Caring and Day of Caring, please refer to United Way of Greater Nashua web site at www.unitedwaynashua.org.

Kelly Mann Memorial 5k and 3k Fun Run/Walk

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September

Each September Bridges holds the Kelly Mann Memorial 5k and 3k Fun Run/Walk. We hope that you will join us for the Kelly Mann 5k, as it was planned in conjunction with Kelly's daughters. They approached Bridges with the idea and are excited to honor their mother's memory. Bridges is honored to participate in this moving event. Click here to learn more about the Kelly Mann Memorial 5k and 3k Fun Run/Walk.