Melrose Running Club Donates $26,000 to MAAV from the Melrose Run for Women!

DSC_0005[1]A huge thanks to the Melrose Running Club for their incredible donation of $26,000 to MAAV! The funds were raised through the 17th Annual Melrose Run for Women on Mother’s Day, 2014.  Race Director Liz Tassinari presented the check to MAAV Director Rebecca Mooney and Board member Joyce Hunneman at a gathering of the MRC & MAAV on July  1. We are honored and humbled by the ongoing support from this race, and will use the funds towards our Community Mentoring Program for middle school youth. Thank you again to everyone involved! You can still see photos from the race here.

Cut it Out Program

ryan We are very pleased to partner with the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office to sponsor the Cut it Out Program. Scheduled for Monday, August 18, this program trains salon professionals on recognizing the warning signs of abuse and directing clients towards local resources. District Attorney Marian Ryan will speak, followed by Melrose Chief of Police Mike Lyle and a representative from MAAV. For more information, please call us at 781-662-2010.

New Infographic!

Check out our cool new infographic on the Safe STEPS for Teens Project here!