Fidelity Bank and Trust is proud to sponsor this years 15th annual Glimmer of Hope!
Glimmer of Hope 2020
The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA is proud to present our 15th Annual Glimmer of Hope fundraiser supporting our Victim Services Shelter.
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Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA
The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA is proud to announce our 15th annual Glimmer of Hope fundraiser supporting the Victim Services Shelter will be taking place on October 1st – 8th. Though this years event will look different than past years, we are thrilled to be hosting a week full of empowering events and opportunities to support the shelter. _________________________________________ Thursday, October 1st - Candlelight Vigil *Tickets Required* We will start the Week of Glimmer and domestic violence awareness month (the month of October) with a night of EMPOWERMENT. Starting at 6:30pm in Washington park, community members are invited to attend a candlelight vigil where they will hear from a domestic violence survivor, learn more about our shelter, and take time to empower those who have or are currently seeking help when fleeing a life of violence. _________________________________________ On Tuesday, Octobe 6, 2020 at 6:30pm either at the Dubuque Y or VIRTUALLY we will be hosting an “Ask the Experts” event where community members will be able to ask a panel of guest speakers questions about domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assult. Panelists that will be joining us include our Victim Services Shelter Director, Dubuque Y’s Executive Director of Child Care and Social Services, a shelter advocate, a representative from WayPoint, and a representative from Friends of the Family. Community members are welcome to join us at the Y for this event being hosted in Studio 1, but we will also be streaming this event via Facebook Live. Community members can submit questions ahead of time by emailing [email protected] OR can ask the night of by commenting on the live video. _________________________________________ To wrap up the week we welcome the community to join us virtually on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 6:30pm for our Empowered by the Community virtual wrap up event. This event will be LIVESTREAMED on our Facebook page as well as our GiveButter fundraising page. We will celebrate a successful week of bringing awareness to the community about domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assault and viewers will be able to participate in a interactive powerful activity from the comfort of their home. At this time is when we will announce winners of our silent auction prizes and raffle, as well as showcase a video highlighting the successes of the week. _________________________________________ Opportunities to support the Dubuque Y's Victim Services Shelter include: Becoming a sponsor of the event, joining us the candlelight vigil (registration required), participating in the gift card or Doland Jewelers raffle, participating in our silent auction, donate to the cause from the comfort of your home, and by taking part in our social media challenge (more information coming soon). NOTE: All raffles and silent auction items will not be available until Ocotber 1st. For more details, register for the candlelight vigil, or other information please see: https://dubuquey.org/glimmer-of-hope-2020/