ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA (Anderson Independent Mail) - Foothills Alliance, a victim's services and child abuse prevention agency, is announcing April as the Sexual Assault and Prevent Child Abuse Awareness Month. Throughout the month of April, Foothills Alliance will have several events in order to raise awareness of its services in Anderson County. Scheduled are the following events.
6 p.m. April 5: Downtown Anderson Block Party at Anderson Courthouse. Kickoff to Foothills Alliance's $10,000 fundraising campaign during the month of April.
7 p.m. April 13: Dancing for our Heroes at Civic Center of Anderson. Chad McBride, Anderson County Sheriff's Office, will be dancing to raise money and awareness for Foothills Alliance. Tickets are available for $40 each and donations can be made to Foothills Alliance.
5 to 8 p.m. April 17: Fuddruckers "Fuddraiser" of Anderson will donate 10 percent of sales from that night, just tell them you're there to support Foothills Alliance.
3 to 7 p.m. April 22: "Help Keep us Afloat" fundraiser at Uptown Lounge, Anderson, with food, entertainment and family fun. Foothills Alliance will also display its winning cardboard race boat. $5 suggested donation per family. Don't forget your lawn chair.
5:30 p.m. April 26: "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" in downtown Anderson, an exercise in perspective where men (wearing women's shoes) walk at the downtown Block Party to take a stand against violence against women.
Foothills Alliance is the only organization in Anderson and Oconee counties to exclusively provide counseling and support services to survivors of sexual assault.
For more information about Foothills Alliance or any of the events listed above, call Tracy Bowie at 864-231-7273 or refer to www.foothillsalliance.org.
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