Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

Ways to Get Involved during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Find all of our DVAM Events on our Facebook Events page.

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley's Annual Vigil will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 6:30-7:30pm at the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township located at 4100 Green Pond Road, Palmer, PA 18045. Doors open at 6:00pm.

Please join us for our Annual Vigil. Show your support in helping us in remembering lives lost, honoring survivors, and giving hope for the future. It will be a special night live music, survivor speakers, and a candlelight vigil.

Share our flyer, add the event to your calendar, invite a friend to the vigil.

Click on the flyers below for the .pdf versions to print out.

DVAM 2022 Week of Action!

How will you step up for survivors?

During the week of October 17-23, you have a chance to do even more, as it’s the national DVAM Week of Action. What’s the Week of Action? Each day we have a theme where you can engage, participate and take action to support survivors of domestic violence.

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Join in During the Annual Week of Action (10/17-10/23)

  • Media Monday (10/17): Journalists have a responsibility to cover domestic violence responsibly and survivors deserve for their stories to be treated with respect. Join us as we dive into helpful resources.
  • Twitter Chat Tuesday (10/18): @NNEDV (English) and @WomensLaw (Spanish) will tweet the questions between 3:00-4:00 PM ET as they explore the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)’s DVAM theme: “No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice.” Join the chat by simply engaging with the questions that are being asked, in whichever way you choose.
  • DVAM Day of Giving (10/19): Survivors, advocates, and programs urgently need support. We’ll be sharing resources, ways to get involved, and creative fundraising ideas that anyone can use.
  • Purple Thursday (10/20): It’s our favorite day of #DVAM: #PurpleThursday! We’ll be wearing purple to show our support for survivors and our commitment to ending violence. Get the Purple Thursday printables and graphics and Zoom frames.
  • Pay It Forward Friday (10/21): There are plenty of ways to support domestic violence survivors and advocates. We’ll help you learn how you can take action online and in your community.
  • Speak Up Saturday (10/22): Local, state, and federal policy is crucial to our work to end domestic violence, and we need your voice to join us. We’ll tell you how to sign up and stay in the loop in our advocacy work.
  • Support Survivors Sunday (10/23): Every survivor deserves support, whether they choose to share their stories or not. Close out the week by learning how you can help create safety for the survivors in your life.

Interested in donating to or sponsoring our Third Annual Virtual Spring Auction? Visit:

Visit the SouthSide Arts District in October during First Fridays at one of the particpating businesses to show your support!

Help Raise Awareness and Funds for Survivors of Domestic and Intimate Partner Abuse by Supporting a Different Southside Bethlehem Business every Friday in the month of October.

Show your thanks to these local businesses for being allies and giving back to survivors of domestic and intimate partner abuse. Dine-in or get some take out, and enjoy some delicious food all while supporting a great cause!

Participating businesses listed below:

Roasted Fundraiser for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Roasted, 22 W. 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Friday, October 7, 2022 from 8:00am-2:00pm
Check it out this event on Facebook -
Enjoy some good food and drinks at Roasted in the Southside Arts District on 10/7. They will be donating a portion of their sales back to survivors of domestic and intimate partner abuse.
Open for dine-in, curbside, takeout, and delivery! Visit their website for more information including their menu -
Support the other Southside Arts District Businesses who are also raising awareness and funds during the month of October on their respective dates.
10/14 - Five Maidens Cider Company
10/21 - Social Still Distillery
10/28 - The Flying V Poutinerie
Need help for a domestic and intimate partner abuse situation? Call 610-437-3369 to reach our 24/7 Helpline.
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How Businesses Can Show Support 

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How to Show Support on Social Media

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Create a Facebook Fundraiser for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, for your birthday, anniversary, a friend, in honor of, in memory of,  to pay it forward to help survivors.

How to Create a Facebook Fundraiser:

  1. When signed into Facebook, on the left, click Fundraisers OR go directly to
  2. On the left, click Raise money.
  3. Click Select Nonprofit.
  4. Then type in Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc.
  5. On the left, complete all of the boxes and add a cover photo if you would like.
  6. Click Create.
  7. Share with your Facebook friends, family, and share with Turning Point of Lehigh Valley @turningpointlv.

Create a Facebook Profile Picture Frame for your Facebook profile picture to show your support during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Although no new frames can be created for 2022, we can still use the frame we created in 2020.)

How to Add our TPLV frame to your Facebook Profile Picture Frame

  1. When signed into Facebook, go to your profile picture or go to
  2. Click on update profile picture.
  3. Click add frame.
  4. In "Search frames" type in TPLV.
  5. Choose TPLV Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2020 then click on it.
  6. Reposition it if needed.
  7. In the bottom right corner click on Use as Profile Picture.
  8. Share with your Facebook friends, family, and share with Turning Point of Lehigh Valley @turningpointlv.
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