July 26, 2017
Mary Kay Introduces Awards Program Honoring Voices of Domestic Violence
"We created this program as a way to stand with our community and recognize the unsung heroes working to preventing domestic violence and dating abuse," said Crayton Webb, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Mary Kay Inc. "For more than 20 years, Mary Kay has been committed to ending domestic violence. We now want to recognize those we stand alongside in this fight by bringing awareness and recognition to their tireless efforts."
Nominations are now open to the public at http://bit.ly/2tBTXWG. Public award categories include:
In addition, the Mary Kay Ash Heart of Courage Awards Steering Committee, which is comprised of leaders from the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Break the Cycle, Futures Without Violence, the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, will vote on the Trailblazer Award, which will honor a leader who is blazing a trail to prevent or end domestic violence and/or dating abuse.
Nominations will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. local time on Friday, Aug. 11. Winners in each category will be recognized at an awards ceremony during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October 2017) in Washington, D.C.
To date, Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay FoundationSM have given $53 Million to domestic violence prevention and awareness programs in an effort to end the cycle of abuse. For more information about Mary Kay's commitment to end domestic violence visit marykay.com/dontlookaway.
For more information about the awards, visit http://bit.ly/2tBTXWG or follow along on social media with #MaryKay and #HeartofCourage.
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