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Mariska Hargitay, Actress and Founder of Joyful Heart Foundation to Speak At the National Press Club, March 13
March 11, 2013 • Hawaii News Now
PR Newswire
Mariska Hargitay, the Emmy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning actress who stars as Olivia Benson on NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, will speak at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on March 13. read more
Outfit | Joy Educate Heal Empower Heart
March 10, 2013 • Feast Fashion Faves
I was so excited to receive a Limited Edition Joyful Heart Foundation Tee by Michael Stars in the mail the other day that I had to wear it right away. read more
UH students present "The Vagina Monologues"
March 6, 2013 • KI TV
The University of Hawaii at Manoa presents "The Vagina Monologues." Shows will be held from Thursday, March 7th to Saturday, March 16th. Doors open at 6:30 pm for the 7pm show. Admission is $5 for UH Students and $10 for general admission. read more
Creativity in Bloom
March 6, 2103 • MidWeek
Rasa Fournier
Visit the Art Auditorium to be immersed in some lady power with the National Organization for Women’s production of Vagina Monologues March 7, 8 and 15. read more
What it's like to be Mariska
March 1, 2013 • Ladies' Home Journal
Susan Pocharski
She's funny, fearless, and incredibly fulfilled, and she flaunts her curves with real confidence. Luckily Mariska Hargitay let us get inside her head and stay awhile. read more
Working Out for a Cause
February 28, 2013 • Vanity Fair
Kristine Keller
New York City is flush with trendy workout options and celebrity trainers are as ubiquitous as the bodega. Journalist Kristine Keller attends Kettleball Kickboxing gala to support the Joyful Heart Foundation. read more
The House now turns to the Violence Against Women Act
February 25, 2013 • The Washington Post
Mary C. Curtis
Even as most of the headlines coming out of Washington these days contain the word sequester, another bill is moving along, making progress without quite so much drama. But the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), passed in the Senate and due for action in the House, is no less important. read more
Michael Stars Charity Tee
February 14, 2013 • Haute Pink Pretty
An Dyer
What are you wearing tonight for Valentines Day? read more
Trading High Heels for Kettlebells at Gala
February 3, 2013 • Wall Street Journal
Marshall Heyman

Ms. Hilty collaborated with her friend and trainer Dasha Libin on the event, which raised money for the Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization founded by Mariska Hargitay that helps victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and other abuse. And Ms. Libin is the creator of a workout called Kettlebell Kickboxing, which she usually teaches out of her studio on lower Broadway.

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She's a Smash Hit! Megan Hilty Leads the Way During Punishing Fitness Gala Session
February 3, 2013 • Daily Mail
Mike Larkin
She plays a blonde bombshell desperate to star in a Broadway musical in TV favourite Smash. And Megan Hilty was a hit herself as she lead an exercise class in New York on Saturday. read more
Win Joyful Heart’s ‘No More’ Necklace by Me&Ro!
February 1, 2013 • Ladies Home Journal
Sonia Harmon
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star Mariska Hargitay totally inspired us in our March 2013 cover story with her words of wisdom on everything from loving her curves to gaining self-confidence. read more
50 Facts About Domestic Violence
November 30, 2012 • Huffington Post
Soraya Chemaly
Sunday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the launch of this year's16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. In the time it takes me to write this paragraph, 26 people--given our statistics probably all women--will be assaulted by an intimate partner in the U.S. In the roughly 48 hours between my writing and posting, at least six women in the US and hundreds if not thousands around the world will be killed by violent spouses. read more
Holiday Gift We’re Loving: Me&Ro’s ‘Fearlessness’ Pendant
November 26, 2012 • People Magazine
Jennifer Cress
This holiday season, why not give a glam gift that gives back? New York City-based jewelry company Me&Ro recently teamed up with actress Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation to create the “Fearlessness Pendant,” designed to raise awareness and funds for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. read more
ME&RO Fearlessness Tag Pendant
November 21, 2012 •
This pendant brings a graceful twist in a smaller size to the classic dog tag design and is engraved with "Fearlessness" as a reminder that embracing fearlessness inspires one to approach life with an open heart and to be strong in the face of life's adversities. read more
Style Hunter: Detective Benson's "Fearlessness" Pendant on Law & Order: SVU
November 20, 2012 • Entertainment Weekly
Nakisha Williams
On the Nov. 14 episode of Law & Order: SVU, Mariska Hargitay’s character wore a necklace that made a powerful statement in support of real-life survivors of violent crimes. read more
Mariska Hargitay on Teaching Kids Kindness
November 16, 2012 •
Ilyssa Panitz
The Law & Order actress talks about raising compassionate children and the joys of adoption. read more
Tiki Barber And Other Celebrities Got To Take Trade Orders Yesterday At Bloomberg's Headquarters
November 9, 2012 • Business Insider
Julia La Roche
Bloomberg Tradebook, which is Bloomberg LP's global agency broker, hosted a "Trick or Trade" charity day yesterday where the trading commissions were donated to different charities. Mariska Hargitay was honored to be there on behalf of Joyful Heart. read more
Want a Real Reason to Be Outraged?
October 27, 2012 • The New York Times
Nicholas D. Kristof
The silliness began when Todd Akin claimed during his Senate campaign in Missouri that in the case of “legitimate rape,” women “shut that whole thing down” to prevent pregnancy. Then, a few days ago, Richard Mourdock of Indiana seemed to blame God for such pregnancies, saying this was “something God intended to happen.” I think God should sue him for defamation. read more
Hot Photos Of October
Oct 27, 2012 • Radar Online
Mariska Hargitay and her Joyful Heart Foundation partner With KIND Healthy Snacks' Do The KIND Thing program to package and donate healing kits for children in NYC. read more
Real Life Heroes
OCT 25, 2012 • Us Weekly
US Weekly
Law & Order: SVU stars Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino and friends pack healing kits for children with the help of her Joyful Heart Foundation and KIND Healthy Snacks at Safe Horizon's Manhattan Child Advocacy Center in NYC. read more
Mariska Hargitay Packs Kits for Kids
Oct 24, 2012 • Gotham Magazine
Jessica Ferri
Monday afternoon, Mariska Hargitay, star of NBC’s long-running Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU), packaged hundreds of healing kits for abused children at Safe Horizon’s Manhattan Child Advocacy Center. read more
Mariska Hargitay and her Joyful Heart Foundation Support Child Abuse Survivors
Oct 24 2012 • She
Mariska Hargitay and her Law & Order: Special Victims Unit co-stars Kelli Giddish and Danny Pino join her Joyful Heart Foundation as they partner with KIND Healthy Snacks’ Do the KIND Thing program to package healing kits for children currently seeking services at Safe Horizon’s Manhattan Child Advocacy Center on October 22, 2012 in New York City. read more
'Law & Order: SVU' Celebrates 300th episode
October 24th, 2012 • Tulsa World
Rita Sherrow
On Wednesday, "Law & Order: SVU" celebrates its 300th episode and, while victory is sweet, creator and executive producer Dick Wolf is well-aware no one is indispensable. read more
Healthy Hollywood: Try It On Tuesday – Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart!
October 23rd, 2012 • Access Hollywood
Terri Macleod
Inspired by her role as Detective Benson on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” Mariska Hargitay founded the Joyful Heart Foundation to help abused women and children. Now a decade after Joyful Hearts was founded, Mariska teamed up with KIND nutrition bars to help children of abuse. The two organizations got together to chip in and package healing kits for children currently seeking shelter at Safe Horizon’s Manhattan Child Advocacy Center. read more
A Joyful Heart Foundation And KIND Visit Safe Horizon's Manhattan Child Advocacy
October 23rd, 2012 • Zimbio
Actress Mariska Hargitay, Linda Fairstein and Maile Zambuto package healing kits for children currently seeking services at Safe Horizon's Manhattan Child Advocacy Center in support of The Joyful Heart Foundation and KIND Healthy Snacks' Do the KIND Thing program at Safe Horizon's Manhattan Child Advocacy Center on October 22, 2012 in New York City. read more