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...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
Sequoia, 3000 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
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 &
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
$65 in advance at https://nnedv.kintera.org/chefs 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.