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Balloon release marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Balloons are released during a Domestic Violence Awareness Month event held by Eliza’s Helping Hands at The Chronicle’s office on Friday.

Balloon release marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 11
09:23 2018

Eliza’s Helping Hands (EHH) held a balloon release in front of The Chronicle’s office on Friday, Oct. 5, in commemoration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event included remarks from County Commissioner Fleming El-Amin. Chronicle Publisher and City Council Member James Taylor read the names of those who’ve lost their lives to domestic violence.

EHH, which is a nonprofit that helps domestic violence victims, has two fundraisers planned for the month. On Oct. 23, dining at participating restaurants – which will be listed on elizashelpinghands.org – will raise money for EHH. There’s also a Zumbathon fundraiser on Oct 26 at 6 p.m. at 1208 E. Mountain St., Suite A in Kernersville.

EHH is currently collecting pajamas for kids ages 2-15 along with new, unwrapped toys and gift cards to help families affected by domestic violence.

Donations can be dropped off at EHH’s office in the Winston Mutual Building,1225 E. Fifth Street.

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