Community Events & Public Speaking

The PURPLE GALA is an annual community event held to support and honor both Advocates and Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. Guest speakers, awards, poetry, music, food, desserts, silent auction and more...

Proceeds of the PURPLE GALA benefits local domestic violence non-profit organizations that focus on the concern of those dealing with intimate partner violence.

Domestic violence occurs when a person uses physical violence, coercion, threats, intimidation, isolation, stalking, emotional abuse, sexual abuse or economic issues to control another partner in a relationship. Domestic violence can be a single act or a pattern of behavior in relationships, which encompass dating, marriage, family and roommate relationships.

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  • Purple Gala for Intimate Partner Violence Awareness

  • Cutthroat Kitchen Columbia for Hunger Awareness

  • Diamonds in the Rough Fashion Show for Domestic Violence Survivor Awareness

  • And more...