Awareness Event

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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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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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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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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GenerationJOY SoulCycle Ride in Bridgehampton, NY

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Bridgehampton, NY
On Saturday, June 18th, the GenerationJOY Committee of the Joyful Heart Foundation partnered with SoulCycle for a Summer Kick-Off Ride in Bridgehampton, NY to support the foundation’s work to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever.
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Giants Game Day for Domestic Violence Awareness

Sunday, 25 October 2015
East Rutherford, NJ
On October 25, 2015 more than 80,000 New York Giants fans said NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault at a special home game against the Dallas Cowboys in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We were proud to join with the Giants and the White Plains-based domestic violence organization My Sisters' Place for this special day.
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States on Skates Rolls into LA

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Los Angeles, CA
For 78 days, we've watched four courageous women take on a national movement—literally—to end sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. Calling themselves States on Skates, this group has skated 2,800 miles across 8 states to bring light to the issues and raise funds for the Joyful Heart Foundation.
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Hawai‘i Says NO MORE Launch Week

Sunday, 8 March 2015 to Sunday, 15 March 2015
Honolulu, HI
On March 8, 2015, Hawai‘i Says NO MORE launched! Read about and see all the local activities that took place, and get inspired to bring NO MORE to your own community.
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Marking Detroit's Progress to End the Rape Kit Backlog

Sunday, 9 March 2014 to Monday, 10 March 2014
Detroit, MI
Members of the Joyful Heart team, including our Founder & President, Mariska Hargitay, were proud to be in Detroit to celebrate the city's progress to end its rape kit backlog and speak to the work that is yet to come.
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