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Engaging Men and Boys

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We had so many great teams at this year's Walk & Candlelight Vigil, and so many of them did some amazing fundraising for us! We want to thank some of the teams that raised the most money for MAAV, starting with #ForeverAlicia. This team was formed by friends and family members of Alicia Heywood, who was tragically killed in July by her boyfriend. We hope that gathering together at our Walk & Vigil brought some peace to all of the members of #ForeverAlicia. ... See MoreSee Less

We had so many great teams at this years Walk & Candlelight Vigil, and so many of them did some amazing fundraising for us! We want to thank some of the teams that raised the most money for MAAV, starting with #ForeverAlicia. This team was formed by friends and family members of Alicia Heywood, who was tragically killed in July by her boyfriend. We hope that gathering together at our Walk & Vigil brought some peace to all of the members of #ForeverAlicia.Image attachmentImage attachment

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#ForeverAlicia 💜🥺 Thank you for all you do MAAV Alicia Heywood you will live on forever as long as we are all here 💜 Love you 💔

Thank you for being with us at the walk and for raising so much money! We appreciate all of you!

Thank you, Team #ForeverAlicia, for showing up for Alicia and for MAAV 💜

Thank you MAAV for all you do 💜💜💜 #ForeverAlicia

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    What a day we had at our 26th Annual Walk & Candlelight Vigil! The weather was incredible, as was the turnout, with just about 600 people attending this event. All together, our Walk raised an astounding, record-breaking $68,911 for MAAV! We had a record 160 sponsors for this year’s event – see the complete list…
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    We’re hiring! MAAV is currently accepting applications for the position of Men4MAAV Coordinator. This is a part-time position coordinating our Men4MAAV initiative, which is focused on cultivating men as leaders and allies in ending gender-based violence. The Men4MAAV Coordinator will assist the group in expanding its membership, and developing and conducting education and awareness activities.…
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Photos From Our 26th Annual Walk & Candlelight Vigil