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San Francisco Bay Area Committee Hosts Soul Cycle Ride

Saturday, 19 November 2016
San Francisco, California
On November 19th, our San Francisco Bay Area Committee hosted its first fundraiser, a SoulCycle ride to benefit Joyful Heart's Healing, Education and Advocacy work in California.
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DENIM DAY 2014 & The NO MORE Campaign: No Excuse & Never An Invitation

May 1, 2014 | BY Patti Giggans | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
This year marks the 15th anniversary of Denim Day in LA & USA, a sexual-violence-prevention education campaign, which began after a Supreme Court justice in Italy overturned a lower courts rape conviction.
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Detective Olivia Benson on the Case: Mariska Hargitay’s Emotional Plea to Get Backlogged Rape Kits Tested

March 12, 2014
Charlotte Alter
The Law & Order: SVU star teared up when she discussed the immense backlog of untested rape kits.
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Actress Hargitay, Prosecutor Worthy discuss rape kit project

March 10, 2014
Associated Press
Actress Mariska Hargitay joined Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Monday to discuss proposed legislation that would speed up sexual assault kit testing.
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Mariska Hargitay Says Thank You For Funding Rape Kit Backlog

March 6, 2014
Maria Mooney
ENDTHEBACKLOG is a part of the Joyful Heart Foundation’s initiative to end the injustice of untested rape kits, and its efforts have not gone unnoticed.
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Mariska Hargitay talks 'SVU'

February 4, 2014
The Talk
Mariska Hargitay discusses how her role on 'Law and Order: SVU' influenced her decision to found the Joyful Heart Foundation, and shaped the mission to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.
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Mariska Hargitay to Receive Star on the Walk of Fame

November 8, 2013
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.
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Mariska Hargitay and Joe Biden Will Be in Town Tomorrow

October 29, 2013
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.
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Mariska Hargitay Says "NO MORE" to Sexual Assault + Domestic Violence

October 18, 2013
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.
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Mariska Hargitay Opens Up About Filming Law & Order: SVU

October 2, 2013
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."
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