Big Bear, CA - The City of Big Bear Lake is supporting DOVES with a proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Nearly 1 out of every 4 U.S. women, and 1 out of every 9 U.S. men are the victims of severe intimate partner violence, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DOVES has several ways the public can get … [Read more...] about October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Big Bear, CA - On Sunday, August 27, at the home of Kent and Linda Ricchiuti-Stalcup, Helen Walsh was honored as the recipient of the inaugural Helen Walsh Humanitarian Award. The purpose of this award is to honor those individuals who have provided exceptional support of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Foundation and other community organizations that support the … [Read more...] about Helen Walsh Honored
Big Bear, CA - Denim Day is an international sexual assault awareness campaign that began in Italy more than 20 years ago. The inspiration came from the 1992 case of a young girl who was raped by the driving instructor of a behind-the-wheel class. The perpetrator was arrested, tried and convicted, but he appealed his case and the Supreme Court overturned his conviction, because … [Read more...] about Wear Denim on April 26 for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Big Bear, CA, October 18, 2016 - DOVES' annual gala, Starry Starry Night is taking place, Saturday, October 22 at Community Church Big Bear, starting at 5pm. Fundraising efforts this year are benefiting the Transitional Housing Program. DOVES currently has a shelter which serves as immediate housing for women and children who are fleeing a domestic violence situation. However, … [Read more...] about DOVES Needs a New House
Big Bear, CA, September 22, 2016 - Each year, an ever-increasing number of men, women and their families are joining Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event is a playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediations … [Read more...] about DOVES ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ Event Raises Community Awareness
Big Bear, CA, April 25th, 2016 - This year marks the 17th celebration of Denim Day. The inspiration of Denim Day came from the 1992 case of a young girl who was raped by the driving instructor of a behind-the-wheel class. The perpetrator was arrested, tried and convicted, but he appealed his case and the Supreme Court overturned his conviction. The Chief Judge reasoned that, … [Read more...] about Please Join DOVES In Showing Support For Denim Day On Wednesday, April 27th!