Events to Benefit Las Vegas Women’s and Children’s Shelter for Domestic Violence Awareness Month | New
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The Shade Tree is partnering with several organizations and events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), an initiative throughout October to raise awareness and connect advocates who work to end violence against women and their children.
The 24-hour shelter for homeless women and children depends on donations and community support for programs for women and children in crisis. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 44% of women and 33% of men in Nevada experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime.
âWe are very grateful for the generosity of our Las Vegas community and all of the organizations offering promotions and opportunities to support The Shade Tree and raise awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month,â said Linda Perez, CEO of The Shade Tree.
The Shade Tree partners with the following Southern Nevada businesses and organizations through DVAM, providing a variety of options to support the organization:
The shade tree participates in National evening 2021. Led by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the event takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5 at the Western Hotel in downtown Las Vegas. Shade Tree advocates will be on hand to answer questions at the organization’s information table. The event is free and open to the public.
GRRL clothing, 1118 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, NV 89014, or www.grrrl.com, is launching a new long-term partnership with The Shade Tree. Kick off on Monday October 4 To match Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021, GRRL Clothing will provide shelter overnight to a woman or child in crisis with each pair of leggings purchased.
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge in Town Square presents its Charity flight of the month for the benefit of The Shade Tree. For October, Double Helix offers Craigslist Flight, with Elijah Craig (Small Batch, Toasted Barrel and 18). Five dollars from each flight purchased will be donated to the shelter. Visit www.doublehelixewine.com to learn more.
The 2021 Las Vegas Food and Wine Festival has chosen The Shade Tree as its beneficiary charity and will donate a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to the shelter. Event October 8 and 9 at Tivoli Village, guests will enjoy a wide selection of dishes presented by renowned chefs and sensational spirits. Tickets start at $ 50 and can be purchased here.
We can also support The Shade Tree by choosing it as the organization of choice on AmazonSmile, a program that gives back 0.5% of eligible purchases on Amazon. Visit smile.amazon.com and select The Shade Tree.
For those who wish to donate items to the Shade Tree, in person, donations in kind can be done at the shelter: 1 West Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, NV 89030. The Shade Tree requests that no more than two people drop off items and requires social distancing protocols when dropping off. Please contact [email protected] to schedule a donation deposit. For a list of items currently needed at the shelter, please visit theshadetree.org/get-involved/#donate.
Domestic Violence Statistics: According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 44% of women and 33% of men in Nevada experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime. Additionally, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically assaulted by an intimate partner in the United States. This equates to more than 10 million women and men per year
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