10.25.2013Personal Tech

Indianapolis "NO MORE" Campaign Sheds Light on Domestic Violence Awareness

If you live or work in downtown Indianapolis, you can do your part during Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October by simply visiting Circle Centre Mall.

The “NO MORE” campaign featured downtown is part of an awareness project by the Domestic Violence Network, WTHR-TV, Verizon Wireless and the mall.

If you’re joining the conversation on Twitter, you’ll see the hashtags #NoMore and #DVAM – which are part of the global conversation about an issue that affects one in four women who will experience domestic violence in a lifetime.

That’s why we’ve teamed up to spread the word and hope that you do, as well.

The project is intended to make anyone crossing busy downtown streets aware of the issue.

An artist scaled the exterior wall of Circle Centre Mall at the corner of Illinois and Maryland Streets to complete the message: NO MORE. Together we can end Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault.

On the ground, representatives from the Domestic Violence Network helped spread the word and educate passersby.

How can you help? You can do your part by donating any no-longer-used wireless phone via a collection bin at the guest service desk at the mall for the next 30 days or so. You can also turn in your old phones at any company-owned Verizon Wireless store or print off a postage-paid label and mail it in.

Additionally, you can tweet your support using the hashtag #NoMore.

Verizon has a long history of supporting domestic violence awareness and prevention. Every year, we donate nationwide millions of dollars, millions of minutes of airtime and thousands of phones to benefit domestic violence organizations and the families they serve.

Here in Indiana, we’re also proud of recognizing WTHR’s Angela Cain for her part in the station’s long-running “Shattering the Silence” campaign to help local domestic violence agencies and raise awareness.

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