Parks, Recreation & Museums

Posted on: October 26, 2014

Mangano Invites Residents To Join The “Walk To End Domestic Violence”

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano encourages residents to join Domestic Harmony Foundation (DHF) at their 3rd Annual “Walk to End Domestic Violence” on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at Eisenhower Park. In recognition of National Domestic Awareness Month, for the past few years Domestic Harmony Foundation has raised awareness on this significant community health issue by organizing successful Walk-a-Thons at Eisenhower Park during the month of October.

Domestic Harmony Foundation (DHF) is a community based not-for-profit organization in Long Island, working to empower victims of domestic violence through support services such as advocacy, counseling, legal consultations, support groups, crisis intervention, financial assistance and leadership development initiatives. The “Walk to End Domestic Violence” Walk-a-thon is one of the most effective methods Domestic Harmony Foundation utilizes, in order to reach out to the community members in hopes of educating as well as uniting communities to stand strong against this social ill.

DHF is striving to end domestic violence with the help of the community. Every individual effort makes a difference. DHF invites community members to come and join them as they walk to make strides in effort to stomp out domestic violence. This year's walk will take place at Eisenhower Park, in Cherry Picnic area, adjacent to Parking Field 5, on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 9:30am - 1:00 PM. The walk is co-sponsored by Macy's, HAB bank, Whole Foods Jericho, Student Leadership Activities Center at Hofstra University, The Safe Center of Long Island and National Council of Jewish Women, Peninsula section.

For more information about Domestic Harmony Foundation (DHF) and the Walkathon or to get involved in helping; please visit www.dhfny.org or call (516) 385-8292.

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