DOVE

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DOVEThe Delta Opposes Violence Everywhere Committee (DOVE) is comprised of members from various community service agencies within Delta, whose focus is the prevention of relationship violence through Education. The DOVE committee’s objective is to increase public awareness surrounding violence in relationships and the committee’s coordinated efforts work toward reducing any gaps in services that may exist in the Delta area.

Upcoming Public Service Events

In recognition of the National Day of Remembrance on Violence against Women DOVE committee members will be available to provide information, support, and resources to the community at:

Sungod rec centre Dec 2nd from 9am – 1pm.

DOVE teams up with Cappuccino with a Cop at:

Tsawwassen Mills Mall Dec. 3rd from 12pm – 3pm.

Resources

Education/public awareness:

  • Mall Displays: Annual participation in National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, December 6
  • Annual participation in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • Annual participation in Anti-Bullying Day events in schools and community
  • Presentations in local temples
  • Displays in local libraries
  • Liaising and networking with other local resources and professionals in the field to ensure that there is public awareness about the impact of violence and where people can go to get the help they need.

How you can help

Emergency Care Kits: The DOVE Committee has undertaken a project which will provide the member agencies with emergency care kits to give to women or men who are leaving an abusive relationship. Kits will also include personal care items and activities for the children.

Donations may be made in the form of monetary funding (preferred) or products for care kits (see list). If you are interested in helping, please email DOVE.

DOVE Committee Members

Many thanks to the following sponsors for their generous donations towards our projects (this list covers donors for the last three years only):

  • Van City – Tsaw
  • Boundary Bay Quilters Guild
  • Daughters for the American Revolution
  • Knitting Sisters
  • London Drugs
  • Angel Connection
  • BC Lions
  • Delta Parks & Rec
  • Fitness World, North Delta
  • Janome Canada Ltd, Delta
  • Mario’s Kitchen, Tsawwassen
  • Royal Bank, Strawberry Hill
  • Rye Patch Gold
  • Safeway, North Delta
  • Save-On, North Delta
  • Staples, North Delta
  • Starbucks, Tsawwassen
  • Superstore, Richmond/North Delta
  • UPS, Yaletown
  • Vancouver Giants
  • Vancouver Whitecaps
  • White Spot, North Delta

If you have questions about DOVE, email: DOVE.