Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join the nationwide effort to raise awareness about domestic violence throughout October by participating in community events commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Together, we can make a change and bring domestic violence out of the shadows in Dane County.

12th Annual Purple Ribbon Walk
Monday, October 2
11:55 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the base of the State Capitol steps on State Street
This annual silent walk/vigil is hosted by End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. At this event, we will carry the names of those who were killed as a demonstration that we carry forward both their memories and our collective commitment to end domestic violence.

Dine Out for DAIS
Thursday, October 5
Dine Out for DAIS includes the participation of 76 restaurants throughout the Dane County Area. Each participating restaurant will donate 10% of their sales to DAIS on the day of Dine Out for DAIS.
See the complete list here.

Inner Fire Yoga Open House
Saturday, October 7
Join Inner Fire Yoga for their annual Open House on October 7th. Share the benefits of yoga with friends and family at Inner Fire Yoga’s Open House. All classes will be FREE (donations accepted)! All donations will benefit DAIS. Join us as we sweat and stretch for a great cause!

DAIS Donation Drive Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 18

5:30 p.m. at LJ’s Sports Tavern & Grill (8 North Paterson, Madison, WI)
Madison Magnet is partnering with Domestic Abuse Intervention Services of Dane County for a Donation Drive Happy Hour!

Dress for DAIS Fashion Show
Thursday, October 19
6:30 p.m. at Overture Center for the Arts (201 State St, Madison, WI)
Experience a live Fashion Show showcasing the latest styles from various boutiques and several local salons. Participate in the raffle and enjoy appetizers and the cash bar.
Purchase your ticket online or contact DAIS at 608-709-5359.

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