“End the Silence. Stop the Violence.”

019MAAV’s 19th Annual Walk and Candlelight Vigil will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 4:00 pm, starting and ending at the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway in Melrose. The event begins with a Candlelight Vigil and concludes with a 1.7-mile Walk through downtown Melrose. This is a family-friendly event, open to people of all ages. Face painters from “Masks by Design” will be available to entertain the children who are too young to attend the Candlelight Vigil. Dogs, strollers and wagons are welcome along the Walk route! A huge thanks to our generous Walk sponsors- we are so grateful for your support! See a list here!





Silent Auction Items

Look for our wonderful Silent Auction items before and after the Walk! There’s a fantastic golf package with everything a golfer would love, including balls, tees, shirts, an umbrella and towels; a 32 inch flat-screen TV; a $75 gift certificate to Market Gourmet Kitchen in Melrose, and a package from Fitness Together, including 5 personal training sessions. The Silent Auction items will be part of the Walk & Vigil on Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School cafeteria. Bids start at 3:00 pm and close at 6:00 pm!


Donate Now to MAAV’s Annual Walk Against Violence!

Click here to donate online. Many thanks for your support!