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Verizon helps make holidays brighter for domestic violence victims


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Gift-giving season is in full swing, but some members of our community are more worried about their safety than the holidays. Employees at Wilmington's Verizon Wireless Call Center help victims of domestic violence each year by teaming up to buy presents for families in need.

Wellness coordinator Stefanie Jones said there are all sorts of items on their wishlists.

"Some ask for clothing. Some ask for dishes," Jones said. "They're coming out of their home and being placed somewhere else for security purposes, so sometimes, they have to start all over."

Verizon's relationship with helping domestic violence victims is a national effort.

Because of the generosity of the 1,300 workers at Wilmington's Verizon Call Center, 30 families in the area have something to celebrate this season.

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Protecting Domestic Violence Victims

I am in the Pepsi Refresh voting pool this month for a grant to develop a GPS based monitoring system for domestic violence offenders. Knowing Verizon's commitment to helping DV victims I have asked the Verizon Foundation twice to help me spread the word about the grant and haven't received a response to either request. I hope the local facility will support the project:

The very worst abuse

Domestic violence will never end as long as the whole truth about it is misrepresented to comply with feminist ideology. V.P. Biden recently called violence against women, "the very worst abuse." The very worst abuse is valuing one life less than another for having been born the wrong gender. Under domestic violence law, the wrong gender is men. Shelter and services are virtually non-existent for male victims of domestic violence. Options out of a bad relationship, that women have, are often not available to men. Men wind up gender profiled and falsely accused by the taxpayer funded, domestic violence industry, because of gender feminist ideology controlling the d.v. industry. Men are often battered by domestic violence, and then battered again by the taxpayer funded, domestic violence industry as shown in "Los Misandry" at Youtube.

Verizon donations to Domestic Violence Survivors

Bravo! Verizon, thank you! I wish more corporations and business gave back to the community and particular to people who have been disheartened in unhealthy relationships and are trying to overcome, survive and move on to healthier lives.