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#SAAM Week 3


On Tuesday, April 18th we filled the day with self-care activities. We are lucky to have Laura Guilliams on our staff as Director of Crisis Services. Another exciting expertise Laura brings to the table is that of a Certified Yoga Teacher. She led us through “Office Yoga” at the CoLab during our lunch hour. We want our community and allied professionals to prioritize their self-care and wellness! Office Yoga is the perfect way to incorporate healthy practices into our busy days.

To keep with the #30DaysofSAAM prompt “my go-to self care activity”, we spent Tuesday evening with our friends at Pure Barre! Pure Barre hosted three, donation-only classes to benefit SARA at their location in Keagy Village. Let me tell you… these women rock. Those three classes were full of encouragement, support, empowerment, and STRONG women. We cannot thank them enough for hosting us and helping us to spread the word about Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Not only did we meet new friends, but class participants raised $266 for survivors!

This week’s events:

Tuesday, April 25th: Faith Leaders and Sexual Violence Awareness – Creating Healthy and Safe Environments
12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Metropolitan Community Church, 806 Jamison Ave. SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

Thursday, April 27th: Open House and Ribbon Cutting
4:00 – 7:00 p.m., SARA, 3034 Brambleton Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015

#30DaysofSAAM Week 4 Schedule

We’d like to thank everyone who has participated in our #30DaysofSAAM contest so far this month.

Join in on the fun this week:
April 23rd: Changing Rape Culture
April 24th: My team changes the culture by… #SquadGoals #CultureChange
April 25th: Show us your SAAM shirt
April 26th: #DenimDay, there is no excuse
April 27th: Use your words to spread the love #SurvivorLoveLetter
April 28th: This is what a healthy relationship looks like, #RelationshipGoals
April 29th: My inspiration
April 30th: Survivor supporter role call #selfie