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April is Sexual Assault awareness month!

-Nationally, every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted and every 8 minutes that victim is a child. And 1 in 5 women will be raped in their lifetime.
-In Moore County, Friend to Friend is the only agency that provides trained advocates 24/7 to accompany adult victims of sexual assault to the hospital.
-Friend to Friend also participates in the Moore County Sexual Assault Task Force.

Friend to Friend’s Mission Statement: Our mission is to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking rebuild their lives.

Dr. Anne Friesen, Executive Director of Friend to Friend, Karmen Harris, RN, SANE-A, Sexual Assault & Outreach Coordinator, and Casey Halferty, Outreach & Prevention Program Coordinator get together to discuss the important work of Friend to Friend as well as highlighting the upcoming April 26th fundraiser & awareness raising 5K race.

THE SANDHILLS RACE SERIES PRESENTS THE FRIEND TO FRIEND ROCK N RUN 5 K! Friday, APRIL 26TH, 6PM TO 8 PM AT THE SOUTHERN PINES BREWING COMPANY. FEATURING A PROFESSIONALLY TIMED 5-k FUN RUN AND A FREE CONCERT BY WHISKEY PINES! THE RACE BEGINS AT 6:30, AND WILL BENEFIT FRIEND TO FRIEND IN SUPPORT OF THEIR MISSION TO HELP VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING. TO REGISTER FOR THE 5K RUN, VISIT FRIEND TO FRIEND or CALL 910.947.1703. https://www.friendtofriend.me/mission-2

 

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