Steppin' Up to End Violence
is going virtual in 2021!
Participate any time, any place, any way you want, now through May 15th!
Bookmark this page and follow our Facebook event page for more information about this year's event.
Step Up for Violence Prevention!
Steppin’ Up 2021 is a virtual event. You can walk, run, bike, hike, kayak, quilt, dance, meditate as a team of family, friends, co-workers or solo. Raise money to support Turning Points Network by doing any activity you want.
When you Step Up, you impact the lives of people in our community.
The funds you raise by stepping up:
support programs and services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual
violence, sex trafficking, sexual harassment and stalking.
provide violence prevention education programs in local schools.
assure survivors receive services at no cost to them.
provide safety, hope and healing.
build a safer Sullivan County.
$75 provides one night of safety and services for survivor and their children in our emergency shelter
$150 provides long-term peer support for a survivor with one of our advocates
$550 provides an eight-week support group for students in a local school
$1000 trains new volunteers to staff our crisis and support line when the office is closed
Every dollar raised goes towards survivors in our community through education, advocacy, messaging, and so much more.
This year's event will be virtual, so anyone can participate wherever they are, any time between now and May 15th!
Plan your own fundraising activity with TEAMS of family, coworkers, friends or solo
Complete your activity, turn in your proceeds and send us a short video or photos before May 5th and we may post your visuals during the VIRTUAL EVENT on May 15
Enter CONTESTS for best costume, mask, dog, theme, most money raised
Attend our VIRTUAL CELEBRATION PARTY on May 26th
Structure of Event
There is no registration fee to participate in Steppin’ Up; the majority of funds raised for TPN at this event are raised through the efforts of individuals and teams. Teams can number any size – from 2 people to 100! They can include your family, friends, or the employees of your entire company. Individuals and teams fundraise through pledge forms and/or our online fundraising site, FirstGiving, or any number of other creative ideas. Past ideas have included auctions, raffle baskets, and bingo nights.