jacksonville, florida – Hubbard HouseThe Barbara Ann Campbell Memorial Breakfast was held Thursday morning with members of the community to raise awareness about domestic violence.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront opens at 7am. News4JAX anchor Melanie Lawson hosted the annual event. Raise awareness of domestic violence and Hubbard House resources.
This signature fundraiser commemorates the local lives lost to domestic violence and sends a moving message of strength and hope to all survivors.
Each attendee received a purple ribbon pin in honor of domestic violence victims and survivors.
A memorial table will be set up for each victim of intimate partner violence in Jacksonville in 2021. Around the table were stories of her 11 domestic violence victims, including babies who weren’t born in Duval County last year.
The goal of this event was to raise at least $130,000. Money raised from breakfast will be given to domestic violence survivors and their children to fund an emergency shelter in Jacksonville.
The Hubbard House emergency shelter typically accommodates more than 100 people each day. Shelters provide outreach services, resources (including counseling), and more, all of which are free to those in the shelter.
Hubbard House assists approximately 4,300 victims of domestic violence each year.
Hubbard House CEO Gail Patin wants people to know there is help.
“This lets the community know what services we offer. “We are united in honoring them and making sure they get the services they need.”
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