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DVCC to host Harvest Fest fundraiser, “Boots, Bourbon, and Bling!” during Domestic Violence Awareness Month   

For Immediate Release 

August 15, 2023 

Contact: Tamara Pardo, tpardo@dvccct.org  

203-219-4179 (m) 

 

Stamford, CT – On October 13, in the heart of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, DVCC will host its 7th Annual fall fundraising event – Harvest Fest. This year’s event theme is “Boots, Bourbon, and Bling!” Guests are encouraged to don their cowboy boots and bring on the bling to raise essential funds for DVCC’s lifesaving, transformative services. Award-winning, Litchfield Distillery will offer bourbon tastings and craft cocktails.  This festive evening will take place at the scenic Shorehaven Golf Club in Norwalk.  

Tickets and sponsorships available at https://secure.qgiv.com/event/harvestfest2023/. 

“Domestic violence is a pervasive problem that does not discriminate. Everyone knows someone who has been affected by it,” said DVCC’s Executive Director, Suzanne Adam. “This event is not only a critical fundraiser for DVCC’s services but also an opportunity to raise community awareness and shine a light on this issue.” 

The evening will feature cocktails outside on the terrace, a fall harvest dinner menu and dancing. The event will also feature an online silent auction which will go live on October 1. 

Since 1980, the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) has been a beacon of hope in the community, providing counseling and advocacy services for domestic violence victims. DVCC is the sole state-certified agency recognized by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV), dedicatedly serving the communities of Norwalk, Stamford, New Canaan, Darien, Westport, Weston, and Wilton. 

DVCC serves individuals encountering any level of domestic violence and assists them in creating a safer environment for the well-being of themselves and their families. Services encompass 24-hour crisis intervention through the hotline, shelter in DVCC’s two emergency safe houses, legal advocacy, counseling for adults and children, as well as housing and financial sustainability services. DVCC also provides community prevention education. All victim services are free and confidential, multilingual and multicultural. For help with domestic violence, call DVCC’s 24-hour hotline at 203.588.9097. 

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