Help us Paint Pima Purple (from Paintpimapurple.org website)
You can help Paint Pima Purple by taking simple actions to demonstrate your commitment to ending family violence and abuse. We encourage you to be part of the change and Paint Pima Purple everywhere in our community, including our homes, neighborhoods, schools and workplaces. We encourage you to wear or display the color purple or purple ribbons, which is a sign of domestic violence survivor courage and our commitment to stopping the abuse. Paint Pima Purple is a local awareness campaign brought to you by Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse, The Pima County Attorney’s Office, Pima County and the City of Tucson in collaboration local community, private and nonprofit organizations.
The possibilities and options to Paint Pima Purple are virtually unlimited, but here are a few ideas to get you started:
Wear a purple ribbon
Wear purple clothing on October 18 for Wear Purple Day
Display a purple ribbon on your car
Turn your computer screen saver purple
Put a purple ribbon at the bottom of every email you send
Post domestic violence awareness information on your Facebook page or your website
Change outdoor light bulbs to purple
Get your workplace to participate
Donate to local domestic violence service organizations
Previous press release from Pima County News about this awareness campaign (click here).
Stuff the Bus on October 18, 2013 for Emerge! Items needed: Cash, Diapers ▫ Used Cellphones ▫ Grocery Gift Cards ▫ New Towels ▫ New Blankets
Location: Sam Levitz Furniture
100 N. Pantano Rd
Hope to see a lot of purple being worn on Friday October 18, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Call Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse, 1-888-428-0101, (520) 795-4266 or www.emergecenter.org, if you need help or know someone who does.