LAKE REGION  - On Friday, October 26, the sixth annual fundraising benefit “Jeans & Jewels” takes place at Silver Birches Resort in Tafton, on Lake Wallenpaupack.  This year’s Corporate Sponsor is The Dime Bank.

In support of Victims’ Intervention Program, which serves residents of Pike and Wayne Counties, this event commemorates the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  The evening encompasses dinner, dancing, drinks and auctions, with music by EJ the DJ. 

“It’s an extraordinary opportunity to show your support not only for victims of domestic violence, but for victims of sexual abuse, human trafficking and other serious crimes that VIP provides services to.  Services at VIP are confidential and at no cost to the recipient.  We strive to educate the community about violence, empower victims of violent crimes to make the best choices for their individual situations, and invite the community to envision a world without violence” reports Michele Minor Wolf, Executive Director of VIP.

Reservations are on sale now at $50 per person.  To reserve your seat or for additional information on ways to help support this event by donating auction items or by being a dinner sponsor please call 570-253-4431.    

Victims’ Intervention Program was founded in 1988 as a grass roots organization made up of a handful of volunteers.  Victims’ Intervention Program is a 501c3 organization which relies heavily on its fundraising efforts as well as volunteers from the community.