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July 7, 2011

On Sunday, September 18, 2011, No Woman, No Cry: Stop the Silence of Domestic Violence will be hosting its first annual 5K Walk in memory of Jenny Vaughn-Bates, who was murdered by her abusive husband in 2010.  Proceeds from the Walk will benefit NNEDV and the Jenny Vaughn-Bates Memorial Trust Fund.



June 24, 2011

NNEDV hosted the first-ever "Chefs Take a Stand to End Domestic Violence," at Sequoia in D.C. on June 22. More than a dozen women chefs and mixologists served exquisite food and drinks to guests at the sold-out event. Paul Wharton, Celebrity Life Stylist and author of Pulling It All Together, was on hand as NNEDV's special guest. Chef Carla Hall, Top Chef finalist and co-star of ABC's upcoming series The Chew, served as the evening's auctioneer.



June 15, 2011

NNEDV today announced a new partnership with Break the Chain Apparel. Together, they are releasing a new t-shirt designed to raise awareness of domestic violence and funding for innovative projects that support survivors.



May 17, 2011


The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is partnering with some of the best women chefs and mixologists in the nation's capital to host the summer's hottest soiree. Break out your stiletto, kitten or wedge heels and join us at the Georgetown Waterfront for...

 Chefs Take a Stand to End Domestic Violence

Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
Sequoia, 3000 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.


Click here to preview some of the items in the silent auction!

This event is designed to raise money for NNEDV to support survivors of domestic violence through innovative projects and partnerships. It combines the three ingredients that insatiable Washingtonians can't pass up: great food, great cocktails and an important social cause.

With Special Guest Paul Wharton, Celebrity Life Stylist and Author of Pulling It All Together


Featuring the culinary talents of...

Meshelle Armstrong, Restaurant Eve

Susan Delbert, The Fourth Estate at the National Press Club

Ruth Gresser, Pizzeria Paradiso

Carla Hall, Alchemy by Carla Hall

Ris Lacoste, Ris

Jamie Leeds, Hank's Oyster Bar and Lounge

Kate Jansen, Willow

Tracy O'Grady, Willow

Shannon Overmiller, The Majestic

Nora Pouillon, Restaurant Nora

Susan Soorenko, Moorenko's Ice Cream &

Karen Trilevsky, FullBloom Baking Company

And the delightful libations of...

Alison Christ, Liberty Tavern, Lyon Hall and Northside Social

Megan Coyle, Hank's Oyster Bar and Lounge &


Host Committee

Kristin Cabral, Community Leader

Clarice Dionot, L'Academie de Cuisine

Jeff Lindeblad, Gaylord National

Caroline Okumu, New Signature

Libby Richman, Thread Productions

Sydnee Stein, EagleBank

TD Bank

William Thierbach


Vanguard Communications



$65 in advance at or $75 at the door if available

All food and beverages are included

Limited number available; please contact Alexandra Kuebler at 202-543-5566 or email her here for more information.

Bring your appetite for a little fashion, fundraising and fun!


April 18, 2011

NNEDV on Friday was on hand for Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill, as part of April's Financial Literacy Month activities. It provided financial information to lawmakers and the community specifically geared toward survivors of intimate partner violence.