Pledge Cards

From Domestic Violence Advocates:

"These cards are awesome & show a powerful message to anyone who sees them."
-- Sunshine Gross, Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

"You have simplified the way to talk about what is really important - RESPECT in relationships.....thank you."
-- Dee Erlandson, Family Crisis Center, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

"These cards are a wonderful tool to spread the word about using respect instead of power and control. Many thanks for making them available." -- Joy Heminger, St. Jude House, Crown Point, Indiana

"This is something that's really needed in our schools."
-- Shermanita Davis, Rape Response, Florence, Alabama

"The cards have made such a great impact when educating teens on domestic violence. "
-- Becky Sims, Domestic Abuse Family Shelter , Laurel, Mississippi

"This is such a great resource! Thanks for making it available!"
-- Jennifer Boblitt-Johnson, Women's Crisis Center, Hebron, Kentucky

"This is an awesome idea. We present at High Schools all the time and this is a great way to help with spreading the message to Stop Dating and Interpersonal Violence."
- Kenya Davis, Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center Gainesville, Florida

"…everything we teach in our presentations is listed on the pledge cards."
-- Jessie Brown, Women's Crisis Center, Maysville, Kentucky

"They have been well received here by our counselors and clients. They are beautifully done."
-- Marlene Deal, Walden Sierra, Leonardtown, Maryland

"We have used these cards and are very pleased with the reaction from the kids."
-- Verna Almer, The Charlotte House, Cathlamet, Washington

"We participated in the Health Fair at our local college and the pledge cards got the kids' attention."
-- Judy Thomas, YWCA Domestic Violence Program, Evansville, Indiana

"Great idea. The contents of the card convey exactly the manner in which we should all treat each other and is a great base for kids just beginning to experience relationships."
-- Renee Smith Rotondo, Madison County Children's Advocacy Center, Canastota, NY

"Thanks for allowing an avenue for organizations with like mind to bring awareness of this very real issue that seems to be swept under the rug." -- Gailer Baity, SafeHomes, Augusta, Georgia

"This is an amazing project." -- Samantha King, New Hope, Webster, Massachusetts

"Thank you for making this vital resource available."
-- Kurt Mitchell, Texas State University, Organization of Student Social Workers

"Thank you for making these cards available to all of us who work with young people."
-- Georgette Anglum, Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse, Oak Harbor, Washington

"Maybe if we educate both the male and female population they will not fall in the trap we see so many of our women. Thank you for providing such a neat idea."
-- Barbara Halley, White River Women's Shelter, Newport, Arkansas

"…invaluable tool."
-- Denice Howard, Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

"Every time I have a table or go do a presentation to teens and college age groups I give these out with my contact information on back."
-- Angela Vendlinski, HAVEN in Lee County, Sanford, North Carolina

"These are GREAT!"
-- Corey Creswell, Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault, Fredericksburg, Virginia

"… they are beautiful. What an incredible way to honor your daughter."
-- Patti-Sue Brown, United Services Domestic Violence Program, Dayville, Connecticut

"They are awesome and needed."
-- Jackie Macholeth, Sunrise of Pasco, Dade City, Florida

"Awesome idea!"
-- Lynn Kari, HOPE Center, Faribault, Minnesota

"Wonderful !!!!!"
-- Raevette Loonan, Southwest Crisis Center, Luverne, Minnesota

"…the reminders needed for our youth to understand that it is not okay to verbally, emotionally, or physically abuse anyone, our partners, families, or community."
-- Suzanne Mazoff, Sexual Assault Support Services, Cobleskill, New York

"The cards are great!!"
-- Deanie Lord-Morey, Violence Intervention Program, Oneonta, NY

"Thank you for putting together such powerful cards!"
-- Brittany Parsons, Albany County SAFE Project, Laramie, Wyoming

"Our agency has had good success with your dating pledge cards."
-- Teresa Lewis, Domestic And Sexual Abuse Services, Three Rivers, Michigan

"We have used the pledge cards in a number of ways throughout the year – they are truly amazing! Thank you for offering them for free! We could probably not afford them with our nonprofit budget…"
-- Cheryl Mora, Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter, Leesburg, Virginia

"Kids really respond to these pledges!"
-- Susan Sullivan, Abuse Prevention Council, Shelby, North Carolina

"The pledge cards were a big hit ... We definitely will use them again."
-- Glenda Freel, The Support Center, Omak, Washington

"These cards are great and they really help us at the crisis center. "
-- Gwen Cox, East Texas Crisis Center

"A wonderful handout!"
-- Gladys Schell, Communities Against Violence & Abuse, Lemmon, South Dakota

From Students & Parents:

"My FCCLA (Family. Career and Community Leaders of America) club would like to pass out your cards as part of our community service project this month."
-- Joy, Kentucky

"I would like to help the cause because i too, was in that dangerous situation and i would like to spread the awareness of this terrible violence. I am 16 years old and i want to make sure that my sisters, my friends and, my family never have to go through what i went through ever! Thank You."
-- Katie, California

"We plan on pledging our senior year to this cause."
-- Jennifer, New York

"…Unfortunately, it is a very real issue but hopefully with things like these that the parents and kids can hand out, we can make it better."
-- Linda, New York

"Great idea."
-- Pam, High School Health Teacher, New Jersey

"We took our grandchildren to a memorial for a group of young kids killed because of a jealous ex-boyfriend and there was a dating pledge card. Powerful!"
-- Lisa & Tom, Wisconsin

OVER 400,000 FREE Dating Pledge Cards distributed in all 50 states!
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