The Daily Eastern News

Vagina Monologues play to raise funds Friday

Allison Little , Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Vagina Monologues play performances will raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence Friday evening in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The performance is for the benefit of Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Services, as well as Hope of East Central...

Vigil slated for Wednesday

Staff Report

October 23, 2019

A candlelight vigil in honor of domestic violence victims will be hosted by HOPE of East Central Illinois at Morton Park at the Rennels Pavilion from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Motherlode will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by the vigil and speakers until 8 p.m. The Clothesline Project...

Candlelight vigil to honor victims, survivors of domestic violence

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018

HOPE of East Central Illinois is hosting the annual candlelight vigil from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Morton Park to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence. HOPE is a domestic violence service provider offering housing, 24-hour confidential sheltering, a 24-hour crisis hotline and transition...

Bowls of HOPE fundraiser to support domestic violence survivors

Dolapo Adeyemo, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018

A local organization in East Central Illinois that fights against domestic violence and provides shelter to survivors and their children will host its annual Bowls of HOPE fundraiser on Tuesday Feb. 27. The fundraiser will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wesley United Methodist Church, at 2206 Fourth St. Althea...

HOPE holds vigil for victims of domestic violence

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 26, 2017

T-shirts painted in bright colors portrayed the heart-breaking stories of survivors of domestic violence and hung on lines that surrounded the pavilion at Morton Park Thursday night. Whether they were students, residents or from out of town, people braved the cold to show their support for the annual...

Vigil to bring awareness to domestic abuse

Mallory Kutnick, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2017

In any given year, Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education of East Central Illinois will support up to 700 domestic violence recipients spanning seven counties. Not all reach out, however, and not all live through such ordeals. In observation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, HOPE will...

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