Paint 757 Purple is BACK and for 2019 we are excited to announce PAINT 757 PURPLE DAY – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24th where businesses all across Hampton Roads will join with Samaritan House to take a stand against violence in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Businesses of all sizes and industries are invited to get involved and make a real difference by signing up as a participating business for Paint 757 Purple Day. You’ll be helping our community become a safer place for every woman, man and child who calls Hampton Roads home.

Our 2019 Paint 757 Purple Campaign is Proudly Presented by:

Our 2019 Paint 757 Purple Official Participating Businesses:

A. Dodson’s

Abbey Road Pub & Restaurant

Art by Suzette

Ashley Stewart

Ava Marie Salon & Spa

The Back Deck

Badass Coffee

Bayside Pool Co.

Benchtop Brewing Company

Bhav Brigade Yoga

Bodega Rio Bravo

Body Logic

Bold Mariner Brewing Company

Britt’s Personal Training & Self-Defense

Bubba’s Seafood Restaurant and Crabhouse

Carib Shack

Danielle McVey Photography

Dough Boy’s Pizza

The Dragas Companies

El Sabroson

Elev8 Fitness

Fringe Beauty Salon

G. Patton Salon

Hairline Beauty Salon

iFly

Jack Eats

La Boheme

Lolly’s Creamery and Soup Co.

Marshall’s Hair Design

Modern Salon and Spa

Molly Maid of Virginia Beach

Pleasure House Brewing

The Reef

Reiki Wellness & Meditation Center

RockBox Fitness

Rudy & Kelly Academy

Streats Restaurant

Sugar Shack Donuts

Sweet Art Cupcakes

Tracie Stern – The Curvy Flipper

Tu Tienda & Gifts

Tupelo Honey – Town Center

Uncontrollably Me Coaching by Tracy Holemeyer

Versus Salon

Virginia Beach Jaycees

XO Hair Lab

How to Get Involved

Businesses pledge 25% of the day’s proceeds on 10/24 to JOIN THE MOVEMENT and support survivors of violence. All official participants of the campaign will be listed here on the Paint 757 Purple official website and across social media channels. Samaritan House will promote these partners throughout the month of October, encouraging the public to come out and support you on Paint 757 Purple Day. There are opportunities for media exposure and on-air mentions as this campaign continues to grow in popularity across our region! Own a business that doesn’t have a storefront or physical location? That’s fine! We’d love to talk with you about how you can be part of this year’s campaign.

Sign up by e-mailing Bobby Hall at bobbyh@samaritanhouseva.org.

About the Campaign

Originating in 2017, the Paint 757 Purple campaign has brought in support from more than 70 different businesses as well as local media and news outlets. What started as an innovative way to grow our support base from our 5k fundraising event in past years, turned into a meaningful way for businesses to get their employees and customers talking about the realities of domestic violence and how to be part of the solution. In its second year, the Paint 757 Purple campaign grew to include a new element, where we literally painted 757 purple thanks to a beautiful awareness mural in the ViBe Creative District thanks to local artist, Devon Miller. You can visit the mural at The Annex Collaborative Studio and read more about that project HERE.

Our goal for the P757P campaign is twofold: to raise funds for the programs that help victims of violence break free from their abusers for good, and continue to raise awareness throughout our community to ensure that people know where to turn if themselves or a loved one are ever in need of help.

TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year we’re inviting local businesses in Hampton Roads to participate in a unique way.

Domestic violence is an issue that is so difficult to talk about, but so important to bring to light. The latest statistics from the World Health Organization show that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will be the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. 41% of homicides that occur right here in Virginia are related to intimate partner violence.

For the last 30 years, Samaritan House has been a leader in the movement to end domestic and sexual violence across Hampton Roads. We offer comprehensive support services and housing to men, women and children in need of safety and support. Last year, Samaritan House served over 4,000 individuals with housing, case management, children’s services, and education resources.

Thank you to our 2018 Paint 757 Purple participating businesses and sponsors:

Virginia Beach Jaycees

AMG National Trust Bank

Fulton Bank

Badass Coffee Virginia Beach

Abbey Road Pub & Restaurant

Sugar Shack Donuts

G. Patton Salon

Bubba’s Seafood Restaurant

The Back Deck

JCPenney Lynnhaven

Wareings Gym

Versus Salon

The Inspired Women Podcast

Blue Udara Designs

Roth Printing & Design

Rudy & Kelly Academy

Fur Frenzy Pet Spa

Marshall’s Hair Design

Unvaled Psychology

Uncontrollably Me Coaching

La Boheme Aveda Concept Salon

American Brew

Tu Tienda & Gifts

El Sabroson

Bodega Rio Bravo

Maersk Line, Limited

PNC Bank

Magellan Complete Care of Virginia

The Annex Collaborative Studio

Superior Pawn

VA Full Figured Fashion Week

Bayside Pool Co.

Premiere Health Chiropractic

Oceana Nutrition Corner

My Vegan Sweet Tooth

Bhav Brigade

Dough Boys Pizza

Molly Maid

Elev8 Fitness

Roast Rider coffee café

Chick Lit candles

Lolly’s Creamery and Soup Co.

The Vitamin Shoppe

Culture Coffee & Tea Bar

Utopia Feni

Norfolk Collegiate School

Danielle McVey Photography

Engineering and Testing Services, Inc.

Art by Suzette Valentine

Get More Info & Sign Up

We invite businesses in every industry to take a stand against domestic violence with us. There are so many different ways to get involved, and we would love to talk with you on how you can help Samaritan House #PAINT757PURPLE this October. Contact Bobby at bobbyh@samaritanhouseva.org to learn more!

Check out the completed 2018 Paint 757 Purple Mural in ViBe Creative District!

Artist Devon Miller finished painting her design on the wall of The Annex Collaborative Studio, Owned by Superior Pawn in the ViBe Creative District! Check it out!

More Ways to Get Involved!

  • Coordinate a Purple Day at work or school

  • Paint your nails purple or dye a streak of hair purple

  • Tell your favorite business about Paint 757 Purple and encourage them to participate

  • Be featured on our social media using the hashtag #Paint757Purple

  • Engage your church or clubs in participating with Samaritan House

  • Donate your gently used clothes, toys, furniture and so much more to our clients

  • Sign up a team for our Crowdrise fundraiser for some friendly competition

  • Volunteer with Samaritan House

  • Strike up the conversation. Talk with your friends, family and coworkers about healthy relationships and how to identify and prevent domestic violence

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