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California Reception Features I AM EVIDENCE and Joyful Heart's Advocacy Efforts

Thursday, 14 September 2017
Tiburon, California

Board Member Amanda Stephens and her husband, Bart, hosted a reception at their home in Tiburon on September 14.

The event brought together members of our San Francisco Bay Area Committee to discuss Joyful Heart’s advocacy work and efforts to pass rape kit reform laws in California and across the country.

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Bottega Veneta, Vanity Fair, and Joyful Heart Host Luncheon

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Los Angeles, CA

More than 120 supporters gathered on September 12 for a fashion luncheon hosted by Bottega Veneta, Joyful Heart, and Vanity Fair to benefit our work.

Guests at the event browsed Bottega Veneta’s highly-anticipated new collection preview.

Joyful Heart board members and Los Angeles Committee Co-Chairs Jenny Belushi and Heather Mnuchin graciously welcomed guests who shopped at Bottega Veneta’s pop-up boutiques featuring artisan crafted leather handbags, fine jewelry and accessories, chic dresses, and ready-to-wear coats. A portion of the sales will benefit Joyful Heart’s work.

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ART4JOY Show and Auction Highlights Joyful Heart's Programs

Thursday, 3 August 2017
New York, NY

More than 150 guests joined the GenerationJOY committee and Joyful Heart staff on August 3 to celebrate the healing power of art at ART4JOY, an art show and auction. The event was held at the Manhattan office and rooftop garden of Cookfox Architects, who generously donated the event space.

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FabFitFun Features Joyful Heart in Summer Box

Wednesday, 12 July 2017
New York, NY

With summer in full swing, FabFitFun is featuring Joyful Heart in its seasonal subscription box filled with the latest premium beauty and lifestyle products.

Joyful Heart supporters will get a $10 discount on the Summer Box, which highlights Joyful Heart's work and a message from Founder and President Mariska Hargitay on her inspiration for establishing the organization. Joyful Heart CEO Maile Zambuto talks about some of her favorites from the Summer Box in this video below.

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Viacom, Refinery29 host Younger show marathon

Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Brooklyn, New York

Hundreds of people attended a daylong screening of the hit television show Younger on Saturday, June 24, to benefit Joyful Heart.

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Mariska Hargitay Testifies to Congress on National Rape Kit Reform

Friday, 16 June 2017
New York, NY

Joyful Heart Foundation Founder and President Mariska Hargitay testified June 16 on Capitol Hill before the new Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence about the national rape kit backlog.

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2017 Joyful Revolution Gala: Ignite Change. Spark Joy.

Thursday, 15 June 2017
New York, NY
Joyful Heart Foundation hosted its 2017 Joyful Revolution Gala with Mariska Hargitay, Cyrus Vance, Jr., Kathryn Gallagher, and Cynthia Erivo celebrating the strength of a community determined to transform the way society responds to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse.
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Joyful Heart Joins Learning Circle with Domestic Violence Groups

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Los Angeles, California

Joyful Heart was honored to join leading domestic violence organizations in California in November 2016 to form a Learning Circle, convened by the Blue Shield of California Foundation. The Circle came together for six months of facilitated learning sessions to explore each organization's practices that lift up survivor-centered approaches with the purpose of producing a white paper for funders and the field at large.

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Still Not Asking For It and The Martlet Tattoo Support Joyful Heart with Fundraiser

Saturday, 13 May 2017
Hollywood, California

Survivors and supporters excitedly lined up outside The Martlet Tattoo Parlor in Hollywood, California on May 13 to attend an all-day flash tattoo fundraiser to support Joyful Heart. The event organizer, Still Not Asking For It (SNAFI), promotes awareness and discussions of sexual assault and violence in our community and to say it is unacceptable.

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LA Committee Hosts Spring Charity Ride

Sunday, 12 March 2017
Los Angeles, California

Our Los Angeles Committee hosted a Spring Charity SoulCycle Ride on March 12 to benefit Joyful Heart's work to end sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse in California. Instructor Angela Davis — a five-time, all-American Olympian — filled the room with her magnetically positive energy as she led 50 adults on an inspiring ride.

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