Battered Women’s annual fundraiser

jersey-battered-womanThe Sixth Annual Jersey Battered Women’s Service Coffee House takes place on Saturday, March 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center.

Proceeds from the event benefit the clients of Jersey Battered Women’s Service (JBWS) in Morris County.

Purchase tickets for $30.00 in advance at www.jbws.org or $35.00 at the door.

The Friends of JBWS Fundraising Committee hosts the evening to support local families affected by domestic violence and to help create awareness the issue.

Back by popular demand is a live classic rock performance by Big Chrysler, along with fundraiser games with items valued at more than $3,000. Light refreshments including appetizers, dessert, coffee, tea and cash bar for beer and wine will be available. No one under 21 will be admitted.

“Friends” volunteers raised $24,000 in 2013 through the coffee house and other events to fund client programs and services at JBWS,” said Patty Sly, executive director of JBWS.

“It is their efforts, along with generosity of the community that helps us continue our work promoting domestic violence prevention and making a difference in the lives of survivors. We encourage everyone to join us for another fun and successful occasion.”

Ukrainian American Cultural Center is located at 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany.

For more information and to see other upcoming events visit: www.jbws.org or call (973) 267-7520, ext. 155, for details.

JBWS is a full-service, not-for-profit, domestic-violence prevention agency serving more than 27,000 people last year through its 24-hour helpline at (973) 267-4763, counseling, safe house, transitional living, children’s services, life skills education, vocational counseling, batterer’s intervention, legal assistance, teen dating violence services, professional training, and education programs for youth and adults. Its volunteers provided nearly 12,000 hours of service.

For more information about Jersey Battered Women’s Service, call (973) 267-7520 or visitwww.jbws.org.

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