Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

March to Speak Out Against Sexual Assault and Sex Trafficking

By Brittany Escobar | bescobar@klbk13.tv

Published 03/28 2016 01:50PM

Updated 03/28 2016 01:50PM

In 2015, Voice of Hope was called to assist on 374 sexual assault cases. Over 43% of those sexual assault
cases involved children under the age of 17 years. These statistics illustrate the harsh reality we must face.
Our agency is also addressing the issue of children being sex trafficked in the South Plains region. As the
second oldest rape crisis center in Texas, we feel it is imperative to coordinate this effort to educate our
community and provide services to victims of sex trafficking. Please help us in our mission by
participating in the upcoming Walk a Mile in Her Shoes March to Speak Out Against Sexual Assault
annual fundraising event on April 2, 2016.

We believe it shouldn’t cost to be a victim of sexual violence, so all services provided by Voice of Hope
are completely free. Our services include the following: a 24 hour sexual assault crisis hotline, crisis
intervention, medical resources and follow up for survivors and family members, services for victims of
domestic minor sex trafficking, accompaniment to medical, legal, and law enforcement proceedings,
counseling and support groups, and community education and prevention on sexual assault and
domestic minor sex trafficking.


9th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
March to Speak Out Against Sexual Assault & Sex Trafficking
Contact: Voice of Hope Rape Crisis Center
Leslie Timmons, Event Coordinator
Phone: 806-763-3232 Fax: 806-763-1801
E-mail: leslie@voiceofhopelubbock.org Website: voiceofhopelubbock.org
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Time: 8:30am Registration Opens
9:30am Opening Ceremony & March
Location: South Plains Mall
Tower Entrance
After Tierra Del Corazon Ranch
Party: Live Music by Dan Patterson, Silent Auction and Raffle

(Press Release by Voice of Hope: Rape Crisis Center)
 

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