Outreach Events

Indian River County Sheriff’s Office BBQ at Sheriff’s Office Complex in Vero Beach

March 4, 2020 – Indian River County

Black Health Panel at St. Lucie County Health Dept. in Fort Pierce

February 28, 2020 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to St. Lucie County Florida Dept. of Health tonight, they will be having a great event today from 6:00pm-8:30pm all about celebration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. There will be a health panel from many professionals answering any questions you may have in the one room and then we have community resources around the corner with many goodies and giveaways! We have our SAAP table there with informational brochures and some giveaways to take!

• Free Resources and Testing
• Free Refreshments Provided

2nd Annual Black Heritage Festival at 10th Street Community Center in Stuart

February 22, 2020 – Martin County

Come on out to the 2nd Annual Black Heritage Festival in Stuart! Tons of vendors with food and much more!

One Billion Rising at Gazebo Park in Downtown Stuart

February 16, 2020 – Martin County

Come on out to this awesome awareness event about sexual assault! One Billion Rising is a global campaign to end rape and sexual assault against everyone. Many different agencies are here with information and resources about their program. There will be rock painting, musical and dance performances, and so much more. There will be pizza provided also! Come to our SAAP table for information about sexual assault and get some giveaways with our helpline number on it! You don’t want to miss this!
Gazebo Park in Downtown Stuart from 5:00PM-8:00PM!

𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗 𝐒𝐀𝐀𝐏 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭:
• 𝟖𝟓𝟗 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐲 & 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐮𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐝
• 𝟏,𝟔𝟓𝟑 𝐎𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬
• 𝟖𝟓𝟎 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐬
• 𝟓𝟎 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐎𝐮𝐭𝐬 𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡

Awaken Wellness Fair Florida at Civic Center in Port St. Lucie

January 26, 2020 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to the Awaken Wellness Fair at the Civic Center from 10:00AM-5:00PM for some goodies and giveaways from healers, speakers, vendors, and various other programs! Come check out our table for some information about our program and sexual assault. We also have giveaways with our helpline number on them!! It’s $15 to get in but there’s many things to get for free!!!

13th Annual Okeechobee Family Health & Safety Expo at Agri-Civic Center in Okeechobee

January 25, 2020 – Okeechobee County

If you’re looking for something to do with the family that is free…come on out to the 13th Annual Family Health & Safety Expo in Okeechobee today! Our program is there with giveaways and information about our program along with other various agencies and kids activities. This is a family event and is free!!! Come on out from 9:00AM-2:00PM at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds.

• 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐀 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐤
• 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐃𝐉
• 𝐑𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐥𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐬
• 𝐑𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐏𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠
• 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 & 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬
• 𝐅𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐏𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠
• 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐃𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
• 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐬
• 𝐘𝐨𝐠𝐚
• 𝐙𝐮𝐦𝐛𝐚
• 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐞!!!

Health, Gift, & Craft Fair at Temple Beth El Israel in St Lucie West

December 15, 2019 – St. Lucie County

If you’re looking for something to do with your kids come on out to this free family event located in St Lucie West, Health, Gift, & Craft Fair from 2:00PM-6:00PM at Temple Beth El Israel; address provided on flyer. Food trucks will be provided outside along with a dog show presentation by SLCSO K9’s! We have home depot inside with a fun activity for the kids to do! There are vendors inside with goodies! Come visit our table for some information about sexual assault awareness & some giveaways!

Free admission
SLCSO K9 Demonstration
Sunday Funday
Family event
Food Trucks
Kid Activities
And More!

25th Birthday Celebration at Martin County Fire Rescue in Stuart FL

October 19, 2019 – Martin County

Come on out to MC Fire Rescue’s 25th Birthday Celebration from 10a-3p! Free family event with trucks, buses, helicopters, tours and more!!! Come by and visit our table for some educational brochures and giveaways! 🚑🚒🚓🚚🚨🚔🦋🤝

Back To School Event at Police Athletic League in Fort Pierce

August 9, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to this FREE Back To School event we’re here from 10:00am-2:00pm!! Lots of resources and giveaways from many community agencies in the area. Come check out our table we have goodies and giveaways with information about our program🦋💕

RAFFLES AND MUCH MORE
FREE FOOD
FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES
FREE BACKPACKS
FREE HAIRCUTS

Enter for a chance to win this autographed T-shirt from our very own Fort Pierce native who now plays for NFL Miami Dolphins, Albert Wilson🐬💕

HANA 1st Annual Health and Wellness Fair at Lincoln Park in Fort Pierce

July 27, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to this free Back to School event in St. Lucie were here at 3090 Ave G Fort Pierce until 3:00pm! There’s free backpacks with school supplies and other agencies have goodies! There are health screenings being taken free of charge! Come check out our table and Spin the Wheel for a chance to win a prize and learn more about our program along with resources available to you🦋💕

We Believe You at Veterans of Foreign Wars Building in Fort Pierce

July 20, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Come on out for this FREE event about sexual abuse awareness! We have a table with information and giveaways about our program! There are many other community organizations here as well!

1st Annual Walk Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse at Sportsman Park West in Port St. Lucie

June 8, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Thank you to the Cheryl & Terry from TC Royalty Inc. for inviting us to this amazing event that needs to be talked about more!! They are working to help this community with housing and assisting victims/survivors with other services throughout the community. If you missed the walk this year you don’t want to miss next years! They had great speakers and survivors sharing their stories. It was very moving and we are looking forward to working with them in the future. Here are some photos from the event and a speech from our very own Miss Florida 2019 who will be in Miss USA and her powerful speech about sexual assault and violence. Events like this is what we need more in the community to bring more awareness for domestic abuse & sexual assault. If you are interested in learning more about the RUFs Foundation and their mission check out their website rufsfoundation.com

Stuart Police Community Fun Day & Safety Event at Memorial Park in Stuart

May 25, 2019 – Martin County

Family Fun Free event today in Stuart at Memorial Park being hosted by Stuart Police from 10:00AM-2:00PM! Come on out and stop by our table for some information about our program and to spin the wheel to win some goodies💕🦋

A Walk in the Park for Mental Health Awareness at Flagler Place in Stuart

May 18, 2019 – Martin County

Today we are walking for Mental Health Awareness!! May is the national month of Mental Health Awareness Month. Come on out to Flagler Park for great resources from other agencies. We have our table there with goodies and information about our program💕

Mental Health Awareness Brown Bag Lecture at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

May 15, 2019 – St. Lucie County

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Suncoast is putting on their 5th Annual Mental Health Brown Bag Lecture at Indian River State College from 11:00am-1:00pm! Come check out our table for some goodies and information about our program💚🦋

Touch-A-Truck at Martin County Fairgrounds in Stuart

April 6, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to Touch A Truck at the Martin County Fairgrounds! Our SAAP table is there with goodies and information about our program! Family friendly event that is $5/per person cash only Many activities for the kids to do! There’s also a lot of cool trucks! It’s from 10:00AM-2:00PM💙

S.A.R.T. Symposium – Day of Action at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

April 2, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Our SART team typically has a symposium for victims service providers every year, but this year we decided to aim it at students because we can train them with the tools they need before they enter the field.

Thank you to our lovely community partners coming together today to put on a wonderful symposium training to engage students pursuing degrees into the fields who will be interacting with sexual assault victims.

We were honored to have survivor activist, Julie Weil be our main speaker sharing her story and how her SART team was able to help her from start to finish. She shared her story and moved us all to standing ovation. Her program is Not Just Me Foundation and provides her victim impact statement and more about the case on America’s most wanted if you want to check it out http://www.notjustmefoundation.org

We had the pleasure of having Mindi Fetterman from Inner Truth Project as our MC and shared what services she has to offer from the Inner Truth Project. Sgt. Joe Norkus from Port St. Lucie Police Department shares with the students the role of the police during sexual assault cases. Chris Taylor, who is an Assistant State Attorney at the State Attorney’s Office in Indian River County, shared with the student the criminal side of things about what a prosecutors role in sexual assault cases are. Christine and Jackie our SANE nurses from Cleveland Clinic Martin Health System spoke to the students about their role throughout the sexual assault case and what a rape kit entails. Sheerah Neal who is a LMHC talked about a therapists role in dealing with trauma from a sexual assault case. Rio from St. Lucie Medical Center shared what drug facilitated rape was and how you can keep it from happening to you or someone you may know. Barbara, Director of Victim Services and our Sexual Assault Assistance Program, closed out the training with providing the students with what the role of victim advocate is throughout a sexual assault case

Thank you to IRSC – Indian River State College for allowing us to have the event at the Bailey Auditorium and providing your students with the info to attend!
We couldn’t have pulled off this symposium training without you all!! Thank you thank you thank you!! Thank you for making SAAM Day of Action such a huge success!

Martin County Sheriff’s Office BBQ at Charlie Leighton Park in Palm City

February 26, 2019 – Martin County

Come on down for some free hotdogs and burgers at MCSO BBQ & visit our table for some goodies and information about our program! Also don’t miss taking a tour of everything!

We are coming to you for a fun night out with your Sheriff’s Office. Come out and learn about what is going on in our community, meet your local deputies and learn about the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. These Outreach BBQ’s are very important and as work to build those relationships in the community.

Come out and enjoy FREE hamburgers and hot dogs, bring your concerns for your community and learn more about us! Please see the attached flyers and forward on! The dates and locations for the BBQ’s are listed below. All BBQ’s run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. We hope to see you there!

One Billion Rising Martin County at Gazebo Park in Downtown Stuart

February 16, 2019 – Martin County

Come on out to the One Billion Rising in Stuart today and visit our SAAP table from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Gazebo Park and grab some goodies and information about our program💕

Senior Expo at KOA Resort in Okeechobee

February 8, 2019 – Okeechobee County

Come on out to the Senior Expo today to get some goodies and learn some information about our program! We have volunteer opportunities as well where we’re always looking for people💕

12 Annual Family Health & Safety Expo at Agri-Civic Center in Okeechobee

January 26, 2019 – Okeechobee County

Come on out to our SAAP table at the 12th Annual Family Health & Safety Expo In Okeechobee today for some information about our program and some goodies to giveaway💕

Club Rush at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

January 9, 2019 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to Club Rush at IRSC Main Campus today and visit our SAAP table for some giveaways & information about our program🎭🎺🦋👑💜💛

Take A Loved One to the Doctor at Percy Peek Gym in Fort Pierce

October 20, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Come on down to Percy Peek Gym! We have a SAAP table there with some information and goodies to giveaway💕

Chili/Rib Cookoff and Car Show at Civic Center in Port St. Lucie

October 20, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Come on out to the Chili/Rib Cook off and Car show! We have our SAAP table with some information and goodies to giveaway💕

East Stuart Community Health Fair at 10th Street Community Center in Stuart

October 13, 2018 – Martin County

Come out to our SAAP table at the Community Health Fair in East Stuart from 10:00am-1:00pm💕🏩

1st Annual Treasure Coast Expo at Civic Center in Port St. Lucie

October 7, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Come down to the PSL Civic Center and visit our SAAP table at the Treasure Coast Expo! We have some goodies to give away💕

Midnight Madness World Tour at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

August 24, 2018 – St. Lucie County

It’s that time again…Midnight Madness at the college! Come by and check out our table for some info about our program! We also have some giveaways with our helpline number on for anyone interested💕 🦋

Club Rush at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

August 22, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Come check out our SAAP table at IRSC’s Club Rush today at the Main Campus in Fort Pierce from 12:30pm-2:30pm💕

Summer Safety Jam at Indian Riverside Park in Stuart

July 22, 2018 – Martin County

Looking for something fun to do with the kids today? Come down and join us at the Summer Safety Jam at Indian Riverside Park in Stuart from 10am-4:00pm. There is lots of goodies and activities for the kids and families to do! Not to mention free hotdogs, hamburgers, and drinks from the Martin County Sheriff’s Office!

Come by our table and get some information about our program! We have giveaways for the kids! You could get face painting and balloon animals made by Face Painting by Karla just like us!

Thank you to the Martin County Firefighters & Martin County Board of County Commissioners for putting on this event and inviting us to have a table!

Unity In Our Community at Percy Creek Gym in Fort Pierce

July 11, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Come join us today at the “Unity In Our Community” event held by the Fort Pierce Police Department.

We have a SAAP table with goodies and plenty of resources to share!

We are here from 10:00AM-2:00PM at the Percy Creek Gym 2902 Ave. D Fort Pierce. There will be free food, community resources, and fun for the family!

Come find Alex for some goodies at our table & say hello💕

Black Women’s Health Summit at Havert L. Fenn Center in Fort Pierce

June 30, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Our SAAP table is at the “Black Women’s Health Summit” through the Florida Department of Health today from 9:00am-3:00pm in Fort Pierce. Come to our table, we have some goodies to give away💕

S.A.R.T Symposium at Community Center in Port St. Lucie

April 19, 2018 – St. Lucie County

Welcome to our 2018 Annual Sexual Assault Symposium focusing on Child Sexual Abuse. We have agencies from all over the Treasure Coast who participate every year in our training. Our Keynote Speaker is Michael Dolce from Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll who will be talking about “A Survivor-Advocate’s Perspectives on the Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic”. Our welcoming is from Lt. Carmichael and the Master of Ceremony is Sgt. Joseph Norkus from Port St. Lucie Police Department. Our Guest Speakers are from Indian River Crime Lab, Child Protection Team, Tykes & Teens, Florida Department of Children and Families, The Shores Treatment & Recovery Services, LLC, Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Project LIFT Girls Program, and Project LIFT. Thank you to everyone who participated in this training!

Touch-A-Truck at Martin County Fairgrounds in Stuart

April 7, 2018 – Martin County

If you have kids and looking for something fun to do today come out to Touch-A-Truck! We have our Sexual Assault Assistance Program table here from 10:00am – 2:00🦋

Day of Action at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

April 3, 2018 – St. Lucie County

This week one of our events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month’s Day of Action was attending IRSC – Indian River State College to speak to students in the classes about our program and what Sexual Assault Awareness Month means. We were able to interact with students about what our program does and getting involved to volunteer. We were able to have a table outside the classrooms with all our program information to educate the students on services around to benefit them throughout the community. We provided teal ribbons for students to wear for Day of Action and explained the significance behind wearing teal for the day.Thank you again to Dr. Gale Cohen from IRSC – Indian River State College for inviting us to speak to your classes on Tuesday. We value your continued working partnership to help educate students on sexual assault and what to do if it happens to you or someone you know🦋🎗️💞

11th Annual Family Health & Safety Expo at Agri-Civic Center in Okeechobee

January 27, 2018 – Okeechobee County

Come check out our SAAP table at the Okeechobee Health& Safety Expo today 9:00am-2:00pm! 💙🦋✨

Welcome Back at Indian River State College in Stuart

January 18, 2018 – Martin County

Come checkout our SAAP table at IRSC’s Welcome back💕

Volunteer Recruitment Fair at Blake Library in Stuart

October 7, 2017 – Martin County

Open House for National Night Out at Port St. Lucie Police Dept. in Port St. Lucie

September 30, 2017 – St. Lucie County

Come check out our Sexual Assault Assistance Program table at PSLPD’s National Night Out from 10am-3pm! We have some goodies to giveaway🦋💕🎉

Club Rush at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce

August 30, 2017 – St. Lucie County

Come check out our Sexual Assault Assistance Program table at Club Rush at IRSC from 12:30-2:30! 👌🏼💙😘🦋

S.A.R.T Symposium at Community Center in Port St. Lucie

April 13, 2017- St. Lucie County