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Facts

You may have the perfect relationship. But probably someone you know doesn’t. Check out the real facts of teen dating abuse here. Read More »

Warning Signs

Abuse escalates. Know the signs from early warnings to the lethal threats. It could save a life. Read More »

For Parents

DASH is for Parents: Articles and resources designed to keep you up to date with your teen, to keep you tech savvy, and to help you stay involved. Read More »

For Friends

DASH is for friends! Do you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship. You CAN help. Read More »

For Guys

DASH is for guys. Be part of the solution. Get the facts and be a great role model for the people in YOUR life. Read More »

 

The Vagina Monologues 2012

George Mason University presents the Vagina Monologues Feb. 10 – 8pm, Feb. 11 – 3pm & 8pm at the Harris Theatre, George Mason University. DASH is one of this year’s recipients of the proceeds from GMU’s production of this show—join us and visit the DASH display before each performance. Tickets are $5 GMU Students, $10 GMU Faculty/Staff, $25 General Public.

No Fear In Love Race

Saturday, February 25, 2012 No Fear In Love Race to raise awareness about healthy dating relationships among 16-24 year olds. Proceeds to fund a scholarship for a dating abuse survivor to George Mason University.  Race will be held at George Mason University Fairfax Campus. Doors open 6 am, sunrise race and dedication at 6:45 am. For more information visit No Fear In Love Race.

GTSI Dress Down Friday

For the second year in a row, GTSI, VA employees chose DASH to benefit from it’s Dress Down Friday! On February 3, 2012, employees who gave a donation of $2 or more to DASH were allowed to wear jeans to work. Special thanks to Joe Uglialoro for spearheading this effort on behalf of DASH.

Fund Raisers

  • Flippin’ Pizza of Chantilly hosted us and contributed 50% of their proceeds to DASH. Delicious pizza, good friends and loving memories of Siobhan.
  • Bake Sale held by Chantilly High School students Valerie Claunch, Melissa Howell and Patrick Linnehan as their impact project. They raised over $300 selling their delicious baked goods.
  •  DASH DAY at Chantilly High School held by Chantilly High School students Kelly Stofko and Caroline Herodet as their impact project. The girls put up posters and set-up an information table all about DASH.

Recently DASH asked: What would be a unique way to raise awareness of teen dating abuse in your community?

The best answer, and action, came from Kim Crisp and all the employees at GTSI, VA. To raise awareness and much needed funds for DASH, a “Dress Down Friday” took place on February 4, 2011. What a great idea to get everyone involved. A huge thank you to everyone who participated, and made the statement “Dating Abuse Stops Here”.