Media Archive by Year: 2013

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Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault
August 20, 2013 • Thomson Reuters Foundation
Sarah Tofte
Last year, a FedEx delivery truck arrived at the Detroit Police Department storage facility to pick up the first batch of untested rape kits bound, finally, for crime labs. Thus began Detroit’s massive task of processing its rape kit backlog – the more than 11,000 kits that were left behind to languish in a police warehouse, some for more than two decades. read more
Katie's Take - Mariska Hargitay
September 27, 2013 • Yahoo! News
Clip of Mariska Hargitay on the Katie Couric Show. read more
Kristen Bell Helps Raise Money to End Homelessness During 'Path Partners' Charity Event
November 29, 2013 • Just Jared
Kristen Bell attends a Thanksgiving Day charity event to help end homelessness on Thursday (November 28) in Los Angeles, wearing Theodora and Callum's Red Multi Joyful Heart Wearable Art Scarf. read more
Kristen Bell Raises Money to End Homelessness with Path Partners Charity
November 29, 2013 • Gossip Center
Kristen Bell pictured in Hollywood wearing Theodora & Callum’s Red Multi Joyful Heart Wearable Art Scarf. read more
Kym Worthy and the fight to investigate Detroit's 11,000 forgotten rapes
August 26, 2013 • The Guardian
Rosie Swash
Evidence relating to thousands of rape cases has been neglected for years in the US. Now 'the toughest woman in Detroit' is determined to do something about it. read more
Lanvin Collection Preview and Benefit for Joyful Heart
April 1, 2013 • C Magazine - Social Front
Alexandra von Furstenberg, Mariska Hargitay and other fashionable folk turned out for Lanvin's collection preview and luncheon to benefit the Joyful Heart Foundation and toast Hargitay's (who is JHF's Founder & President) birthday. read more
Law & Order star promotes Rockland's own SVU in video
May 10, 2013 • Journal News -
Steve Lieberman
Actress Mariska Hargitay talks about helping victims of sexual and domestic abuse on a video released Friday by the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office promoting the county’s “Spirit of Rockland" Special Victims Unit. read more
Lending a Hand
September 27, 2013 • People Magazine
Jordan Strauss/AP
Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay at JoyROCKS event, benefiting the Joyful Heart Foundation. read more
Mariska Hargitay + Other Celebs Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence + Sexual Assault
September 25, 2013 • MTV Act Blog
Claire Biggs
Mariska Hargitay, of "Law & Order: SVU," made her directorial debut this week when she helped NO MORE launch a series of star-studded PSAs that will kick-start a three-year campaign to urge bystanders to speak out against sexual assault and domestic violence. read more
Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni Gather To Support No More Domestic Violence
September 28, 2013 • Perez Hilton
Perez Hilton
Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni joined each other on the red carpet in Los Angeles to promote the Joyful Hearts Foundation’s new NO MORE PSA to stop domestic violence and sexual assault. read more
Mariska Hargitay and Hugh O'Brien show how to use celebrity ethically
May 18, 2013 • Ethics Alarms
Jack Marshall
Hargitay is an unusual Hollywood story. The daughter of a screen legend (her mother was famous sex symbol Jayne Mansfield, and Mariska, then a toddler, was in the car Mansfield was driving when she died in a horrific accident), Hargitay achieved stardom the old-fashioned way, by working through the ranks. read more
Mariska Hargitay and Joe Biden Visit National Domestic Violence Hotline Headquarters
October 30, 2013 • E! Online
Alyssa Toomey
Mariska Hargitay and Joe Biden are joining forces for a good cause. read more
Mariska Hargitay and Joe Biden Will Be in Town Tomorrow
October 29, 2013 • The Austinist
Aleksander Chan
Law & Order: SVU's Detective Olivia Benson will join Vice President Joe Biden for his trip to Austin to visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline tomorrow, the Statesman reports. read more
Mariska Hargitay Helps Survivors of Rape and Violence Find Hope
November 8, 2013 • Variety
Carole Horst
Mariska Hargitay’s fictional life on “Law & Order: Special Victms Unit” inspired her to launch the very real Joyful Heart Foundation. read more
Mariska Hargitay On 'Law & Order: SVU' Season 15 Premiere: 'The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'
September 16, 2013 • The Huffington Post
Chris Harnick
Mariska Hargitay has been changed for good by "Law & Order: SVU" -- those are her words -- because of Detective Olivia Benson's experiences. read more
Mariska Hargitay Opens Up About Filming Law & Order: SVU
October 2, 2013 • E! News
Tierney Bricker
E! News sits down with Mariska Hargitay to talk about filming the premiere of Law and Order: SVU, and her Joyful Heart Foundation, which aims to "heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse." read more
Mariska Hargitay Raises $700K at Hollywood JoyRocks Benefit
September 27, 2013 • The Hollywood Reporter
Natalie Stone
The "Law and Order: SVU" actress drums up support to end domestic violence and sexual assault: "We're going to change the world." read more
Mariska Hargitay raises funds for domestic violence victims
September 27, 2013 • MSN
Actress Mariska Hargitay has raised $700,000 (£466,660) to benefit victims of domestic violence. The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star was joined by her former co-star Christopher Meloni, as well as Hilary Swank and Marcia Gay Harden on Thursday (26Sep13) in Los Angeles for the JoyRocks and Joyful Heart Foundation benefit dinner, which aims to raise awareness and funds to combat domestic violence. read more
Mariska Hargitay Says "NO MORE" to Sexual Assault + Domestic Violence
October 18, 2013 • MTV Act Blog
Claire Biggs
On the small screen, fighting sexual assault and domestic violence is usually reserved for the cops who work in the Special Victims Unit. In reality, however, that role belongs to all of us. At least that’s what “Law & Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay believes. read more
Mariska Hargitay Says No More to Domestic Violence at Bloomingdale's
September 26, 2013 • Just Jared
Mariska Hargitay hosts an event in support of her Joyful Heart Foundation and the “No More” Campaign on Wednesday afternoon (September 25) at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street in New York City. read more
Mariska Hargitay snaps 'selfie' with Biden
March 13, 2013 • The Hill
Emily Goodin
Add actress Mariska Hargitay to the list of celebrity fans of Vice President Biden. read more
Mariska Hargitay to Receive Star on the Walk of Fame
November 8, 2013 • The Variety
Randee Dawn
Over the years, Hargitay may not have become Benson, but she’s channeled the dark energy the show can put out into advocacy and charity work. read more
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
Mariska Hargitay: A Hollywood star for an actress – and activist (+video)
November 9, 2013 • The Christian Science Monitor
David Clark Scott
Mariska Hargitay got a Hollywood star for her role on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." But Mariska Hargitay also heads a foundation against domestic violence. read more
Mariska Hargitay: The Haircut That Almost Got Me Fired
September 23, 2013 • Yahoo! Daily Shot
Ali Wentworth
Mariska Hargitay sits down with Ali Wentworth to discuss Season 15 of Law and Order: SVU, the role Detective Olivia Benson has played in her life and the work she does with the Joyful Heart Foundation read more