State Senator LeAnna M. Washington
along with the DV4: Women Against Abuse, Women in Transition,
Lutheran Settlement House and Congreso
Invite the Community to Join in the
Walk to End Domestic Violence
Saturday, October 27, 2012 on West River Drive
Registration: 9am, Kick Off Ceremony: 10am, Walk: 10:30 am
Rain or Shine
Saturday October 27, 2012
9:00 AM - Registration
10:00 AM - Kick Off Ceremony
10:30 AM 5K Walk Begins
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State Senator LeAnna Washington's Office
Simon Public Relations Group
215-545-4715 x 30
Walk with State Senator LeAnna Washington on Saturday, October 27 on
West River Drive at 10:30 a.m. rain or shine for a $5 registration fee to raise awareness of this crime that will affect 1 in 4 women in their lifetimes. Funds raised through The Walk to End Domestic Violence help support Philadelphia's only domestic abuse hotline (866-SAFE-014) a 24-hour, bilingual hotline operated by professionals associated with area domestic violence programs.
Pre-Registration for the Walk to End Domestic Violence is now closed.
To register, please visit our day-of registration table TOMORROW 10/27 starting at 9am on West River Drive.
*Please Note: Donations made through the PayPal button below will not count as your registration fee. To register, please do so through the "Register Now" button above
State Senator LeAnna Washington, knows what it means to be a victim of Domestic Violence; she endured frequent beatings and abuse at the hands of her husband of 8-years and father of her three children. Now Senator Washington also knows what it means to be a survivor as a proud Pennsylvania State Senator, graduate of Lincoln University with a master’s degree, and a growing and loving family. She remains dedicated to sharing her story in the hopes of giving others the strength to fight and determined to help make certain that no man or woman experiences what she went through.
Senator Washington represents the 4th District, which consists of parts of Montgomery County and the City of Philadelphia. Washington has served in the Senate for six years, since May 2005, when she won a special election. Prior to serving in the Pennsylvania Senate, she served from November 1993 to June 2005 in the PA House of Representatives, representing the 200th legislative district. Washington currently serves as Democratic Chair of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee. She also serves on the Democratic Policy Committee as the Deputy Chair, as well as the Community, Economics, and Recreational Development, Finance, State Government, Urban Affairs and Housing, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees. Washington is also a member of the Children's Trust Fund Board.