OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH
55 Domestic Violence Fatalities In Louisiana September, 2015 – August, 2016
Take Back the Night
Louisiana Domestic Violence Fatality List, 2016
Domestic violence advocates push for more funds, laws - Story
The 22nd Annual IRIS CHEF SHOW OFF - CANCELLED as of 2/1/2017
This event has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled in 2018.
WAFB Interview with Lynne Medley-Long announcing the 20th Annual Women's Chef Show Off, March 26th at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino.
Take the #50ShadesofGreen challenge and support .
Week is March 8th - 14th!
I'll organize an activity or event, like an awareness event or local fundraiser!
I'd like to attend an event already going on in my area!
February 18, 2015
Stalked: 'I didn't feel like a whole woman, he took so much out of me'
January 29, 2015
Public Service Announcent to play Super Bowl Sunday.
September 9, 2014
WBRZ2: Domestic homicide on the rise in Louisiana
The Advocate: Louisiana climbs in the death rate of women at the hands of men
August 18, 2014
The Advocate: EBR prosecutors take new tack in domestic violence prosecutions
August 14, 2014
FOX44: Vigil highlights new laws against domestic violence
WBRZ2: Domestic violence court to help convicts in Baton Rouge
Dozens gather at Capitol for domestic violence vigil
August 12, 2014
WRKF 89.3: Baton Rouge hosts the Monument Quilt
June 10, 2014
The Advocate: Officials call for more resources to stop domestic violence
NBC33: Local leaders join mother of murder victim to pledge to stop domestic violence
June 9, 2014
WAFB9: Local leaders, victim advocates bring attention to domestic violence
May 8, 2014
NBC33: Local judges consider domestic violence court
April 24, 2014
WAFB9: Local ministry group rolls out fundraiser for benefit of domestic violence center
April 21, 2014
FOX44: Advocates say help is available for domestic violence victims
April 19, 2014
WBRZ2: Family mourns loss during candlelight vigil
April 18, 2014
The Advocate: BR Woodworkers Club donates desks to Iris
The Advocate: Slaying victim had warned about danger
March 30, 2014
The Advocate: Women Chefs' Show Off
March 28, 2014
The Advocate: Domestic violence topic for Newcomer's Encore
October 15, 2013
WAFB Editorial: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 14, 2013
The Advocate: "Take Back the Night raises abuse awareness"
Iris Domestic Violence Center relies on the generosity of our supporters to empower survivors of dating and domestic violence. Learn about the 5 Ways you can offer financial support:
Donate by Phone or Mail
If you prefer, you may make your donation by phone or mail. Call us at 225.389.3001 or mail your donation to the address below.
Make a Corporate Donation or Event Sponsorship
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You can take advantage of tax laws to make a contribution to Iris while receiving favorable tax benefits for you or your estate. For more information about planned giving opportunities, please contact us, at 225.389.3001 or email@example.com.
In-kind donations (items and services) are also tax deductible. You can help the shelter by dropping off the following items:
GIFT CARDS ($10 & $20 Denominations)
PRE-PAID GAS CARDS
DIAPERS (all sizes)
PULLUPS (all sizes)
PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS (deodorant, soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc.)
TOWELS & WASH CLOTHS
SHEETS (twins & double)
COMFORTER SETS (twin and double)
NEW UNDERWEAR & SOCKS FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN (all sizes)
NEW CLOTHES FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN (all sizes)
100% FRUIT JUICE
FULL SIZE LOCKERS
Please Note: Used items such as clothes, household items and furniture can now be taken directly to the HERE TODAY, GONE TOMORROW thrift store located at 10240 Burbank Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70810. When you drop off your items, let them know that you are donating them for #496: Iris Domestic Violence Center.
Iris Domestic Violence Center
P.O. Box 52809
Baton Rouge, LA 70892
Office - (225) 389-3001
Fax - (225) 358-3444
*Please include your name, address, telephone number and email contact with your donation information.
Thank you for your support to help move our mission forward to end domestic violence in our community and help the many families in our community live violence free lives!