Meet the Winner of MAAV’s Bracelet Design Contest!

kateCongratulations to Kate Rowlands, the winner of MAAV’s Domestic Violence Awareness Bracelet contest! Our judges determined that her bracelet design best conveyed the spirit of MAAV’s mission to prevent domestic violence through community collaboration, outreach, education, and support for victims.

The winning design will be unveiled at this year’s Victorian Fair, to be held on Sunday, September 13! Bracelets also will be available for purchase at the Fair.

Our thanks to Joanne Cotton of Madison Ave of Melrose, Mary Beth Margolis of MMTV and Lorrie DiCesare of Hourglass Gift Gallery for serving as our judges.

Eastern Bank Donates $2,500 to MAAV


A huge thank you to Eastern Bank, who donated $2,500 to MAAV!! This generous donation will fund our outreach, prevention & support services for victims of domestic violence. Pictured is Melissa Holbrook, Branch Manager at Eastern Bank in Melrose, with MAAV’s Rebecca Mooney.

Melrose Run for Women Photos!

The 2015 Melrose Run for Women was a great success! See the highlights in the photo galleries of this year’s event!