THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- To help address the continuingproblem of domestic violence, the Verizon Foundation has awarded $1.5 millionin grants this year to California nonprofit agencies for use in education,advocacy, support and prevention initiatives across the state.The announcement of the grants is part of Verizon's recognition of October asDomestic Violence Awareness Month.Supporting initiatives to increase awareness of the problem of domesticviolence is a major concentration for Verizon and its philanthropicactivities. In the past three years, the company has awarded more than $5million to nonprofits that focus on domestic violence in California."The impact of domestic violence is devastating and universal: It can impactanyone regardless of race or income level, said Tim McCallion, Verizon Westregion president. "These partnerships allow us to continue to use ourresources to support organizations that have a proven record of success indomestic violence awareness, prevention, and survivor support.....".... Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center, Los Angeles - $30,000 to support theSTOP Partner Abuse/Domestic Violence Program, which provides domesticviolence services that address the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexualand transgender community.....
Saturday, November 7, 2009
California Nonprofit Agencies Receive $1.5 Million From Verizon for Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts
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