May 27, 2010
The VDAY organization became a part of my life in 2005, and I have been a VDAY activist ever since. One of the million reasons why I believe in this organization is its ability to not only be a monetary aid, but also its contagious ability to spread awareness, hope, endurance, and education. VDAY helps you to not only work for the cause they are spotlighting and to stop the end of violence, they also help you get involved in a grass roots way with your own community. In my journey with the VDAY organization, I have performed in and directed the Vagina Monologues 4 times. I also have held fundraising benefits and educational events. I was present in New Orleans for VDAY's 10th Anniversary- all of the women artists, friends, advisers, lovers, professionals, and survivors there changed my life. When I started working with VDAY I had a thirst for helping others. VDAY gave me the guidance and strength to not only help others but also to help myself. It has taught me that every woman has a story, none less important then the other. It has taught me to speak out loud, and take actions that abck up those loud words. I have grown into a stronger woman then I have ever known I could be. Thank you V DAY, and thank you Eve Ensler.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About once a year
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
MY ROLE:Volunteer & I volunteered to rasie money for Vday.