October is domestic violence awareness month. Since 1979, SPAN has supported over 330,000 survivors of domestic violence. Due to increased isolation, financial stress, and many other factors from COVID-19, our nation has seen a tremendous increase in cases of domestic violence. Since March, SPAN has provided over $60,000 worth of rental assistance to survivors financially impacted by the pandemic.
Anne Tapp, Executive Director of SPAN, says that In honor of domestic violence awareness month, and in response to COVID-19, SPAN is hosting its first-ever virtual fundraising gala, Falling for SPAN on Thursday, October 22nd.
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