Dear Potential Sponsor,
We at Guided To Safety (GTS) are proud to organize the sixth annual V-Day Petaluma! We invite you to support a series of events from February thru early March that serve to fundraise and raise awareness to end violence against women and girls. Proceeds from these events remain in Petaluma, allowing us at GTS to continue and expand our mission of ending violence against women and girls.
The issue is critical. The United Nations states that, globally, females are sexually assaulted, raped or abused at a rate of one out of three. Local statistics, from Petaluma Police Department, show 152 reported domestic violence incidents in 2011 (many more go unreported). Additionally, in Petaluma we’ve lost five young women to this violence in recent years: Polly Klaas (1993), Georgia Moses (1997), Kimberly DeLongis (2002), Buapha Mullennix (2010), and Kim Baucom (2012).
Our V-Day Petaluma events include: a screening of the award-winning documentary, Until The Violence Stops; One Billion Rising, a day to dance and rise in protest to the violence; and a production of the award-winning, The Vagina Monologues. These events are fully volunteer-driven, which means your sponsorship dollars go so much further. All proceeds go to Guided To Safety and our programs serving Petaluma women and girls.
It is our intention to make V-Day Petaluma 2013 a huge success and we can’t do it without you. We have provided a list of thoughtfully-crafted sponsorship opportunities to give you the most value possible for your generous donation.
“Relationship abuse does not discriminate against age, race, sexual orientation, religion, gender, educational background or income level. It effects not only the immediate family, it also impacts the community as a whole.”
We invite you to join us in our commitment to end violence against women and girls in our community. Your support makes a difference in the lives of the women and girls in Petaluma.
With sincere gratitude,
Guided To Safety
Mary Celestre, our Sponsor Chair, will be your contact. Mary may be reached at MCelestre@SummitStateBank.com or 707-292-1649.
Click here to view our sponsorship levels.