Are you looking for ways to feel closer and more connected with your local community? Look no further than Jingle Jam 10K, the annual holiday race that brings together runners, volunteers, and spectators from all over Augusta and shows the power of community. With its festive atmosphere and charitable mission, this event showcases the power […]
We’re in the middle of October, which means we are in the middle of DVAM 2020, or Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). It is a month where we, as a community, work together to shed light on domestic violence, what it is, why it happens, and how you can help. Domestic violence can happen to […]
Emotional abuse is still abuse. Long story short, the straightforward story—I ended up with JJ10K because I had been volunteering with SafeHomes for about a year. I started volunteering with SafeHomes because I had just moved to the area and looked for a way to utilize my skills until I had my first daughter. SafeHomes recommended me to JJ10K when they were looking for a Marketing Director, and now here I am. Little did I know, however, was the impact that JJ10K would ultimately have on me.
A few years ago, I joined a team of ladies who have become an essential part of my life. Different backgrounds and personalities brought together for a common cause! That cause is raising support and awareness for domestic violence survivors by hosting an annual Jingle Jam 10K race. Why I do it? The answer I […]
So how is it that this strong, independent woman who didn’t take crap from anyone… how is it that she had an abuser? How is it that her boyfriend murdered her in her home?
“I proceed to listen to her brother tell me what her husband has done to her…”
2019 marked our 9th year in the Race to End Domestic Violence. At our 9th Annual JJ10K, we raised a total of $8,129.15. If you haven’t seen the race highlights yet, check it out in the video below. What started as a way for a previous SafeHomes client to heal from her own experience with […]
“What I never realized at the time though was how that race and group of people would impact my life forever. “
“When it happens, it forever changes your life.”
This year we celebrate 10 years of JJ10K and 10 years of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.