The month of October has been designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And
during the week of Oct. 16-20, the YWCA Week Without Domestic Violence will be
observed. On Kaua’i, the YWCA has planned a different event for each day of the
The Purple Ribbon Campaign is a national campaign to educate and
bring awareness toward reducing violence in our communities and homes. By
wearing a purple ribbon, we can show our commitment to stopping
For the Purple Ribbon Campaign, a basket of purple ribbons, for
people to wear or attach to their car antenna, will be displayed at businesses
islandwide. A small poster will announce the purpose of the campaign. All the
businesses that have contributed to the campaign will be listed on the poster
You can assist us in promoting this campaign by making
monetary contributions or donating purple ribbons, pins and baskets, and/or
helping us by distributing purple ribbons at your place of business.
are able to lend your support, please call me at 245-4728 or write to me at the
Legal Aid Society, 3-3359 Kuhio Hwy., Lihue, HI 96766.
Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i