Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Apr 01, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, 1 in four girls and 1 in six boys will be victimized before their 18th birthdays, and 1 in 6 women are the v.... Read More

Rutherford County volunteers give 61K+ meals to food insecure

Mar 31, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County employees and other local volunteers recently participated in a food-packaging event that provided over 61,000 meals for the food insecure in the community..... Read More
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How you can help advocate for federal funding for child crime victims

Mar 15, 2021 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

The Child Advocacy Center is asking the Rutherford and Cannon County communities to advocate with our U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative for federal funding for crime victi.... Read More
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'Be the Love' for an abuse survivor this Valentine's Day

Feb 08, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center is running the "Be The Love" campaign. During the online fundraiser, donors can.... Read More
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How you can be the reason someone has hope this holiday season

Dec 08, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Trees of Hope, the newest spin on an Angel Tree, are now spread across town. These 2ft tall, mini Christmas Trees showcase purple and teal ornaments that each display needed i.... Read More

How domestic violence, child abuse and neglect impact children

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:11 am by Child Advocacy Center

As many as 15 million children and adolescents witness domestic violence between their parents or caregivers every year. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physic.... Read More

Show your support for domestic violence victims with #LightYourPorchPurple Campaign

Oct 01, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Marsy’s Law for Tennessee is urging Tennesseans to join the #LightYourPorchPurple Campaign in supporting survi.... Read More
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Tennessee recognizes National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 19-25

Apr 20, 2020 at 09:30 am by Voice Wire 1

During the COVID-19 pandemic, victims of domestic abuse are more isolated than ever. An increase in stress and anxiety may be leading to more incidents and heightened fear. Th.... Read More
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Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center gets new executive director

Dec 16, 2019 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center announced the appointment of Ericka Downing as the center's new executive director. Now serving the Rutherford County community.... Read More
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Photos: Tip Your Waiter luncheon

Apr 18, 2019 at 09:15 am by Kevin Wurm

The 15th annual Tip Your Waiter luncheon, presented by Middle Tennessee Emergency Physicians, was served Wednesday, April 17 at Stones River Country Club. It is the Dome.... Read More