Tokens of Care 5K

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October is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Let's make a difference in the lives of the people who had been abused and neglected by participating in this fundraising event for Tokens of Care, a charitable nonprofit organization, that delivers hope by visiting and providing gifts to people at shelters and at temporary housing.

Statistics:
Based on the 2013 National Census of Domestic Violence in North Carolina "1,146 Victims Served in One Day.

  • 595 domestic violence victims (291 children and 304 adults) found refuge in emergency shelters or transitional housing provided by local domestic violence programs. 

  • 551 adults and children received non-residential assistance and services, including counseling, legal advocacy, and children’s support groups."

  • In Chatham County, NC. 700 to 900 people were victims of domestic violence in 2014.