2021 EL PASO SPACE FESTIVAL
- September 18
National Domestic Awareness Month is a time to acknowledge domestics violence survivors by being a voice for victims. The month of October is a change for the community to unite in putting an end to domestic violence by uplifting and listening to survivors directly.
Although there has been substantial progress in reducing domestic violence, an average 20 people are physically abused by intimate partners every minute. This equates to more than 10 million abuse victims annually. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner, and 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men have been severely physically abused by an intimate partner. Millions of Americans live in daily, silent fear within their own homes. In addition, every millions of children's are exposed to domestic violence. These incidents affect every person within a home and can have long-lasting negative effects on children's emotional wellbeing, and social and academic functioning.
La Posada Home provides safe shelter, confidential service, and housing assistance to individuals in crisis due to domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
Sunland Park Mall will join the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and will be collecting donations for La Posada Home.
Starting September 14, 2021 till October 7, 2021.
We invite the community to stop by our office and drop off your donation.
Monday true Friday from 8 am till 5 pm.
List of Needs:
Create and bring in a Fresh Start Family Kit containing:
Learn more information about National Domestic Violence Awareness Month here.