Women Against Violence (WAV)

Women Against Violence, (WAV) is a group of passionate and committed women who are dedicated to providing advocacy, awareness, volunteerism, financial support and connections to assist Samaritan House fulfill its mission.  WAV members spread awareness for the the services Samaritan House provides and encourages involvement in the organization.  WAV members pledge to help Samaritan House foster personal safety, growth and self-sufficiency in adults and children throughout Hampton Roads through freedom from sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking and homelessness.

This year’s WAV Luncheon is slated for October 2022, so save the date and contact katec@samaritanhouseva.org if you’d like more info!

Membership Benefits

  • Invitation to social and networking events.
  • Participate in annual WAV item drive. WAV members spearhead annual item in response to specific needs of Samaritan House clients.
  • Participation in bi-monthly service projects (hands-on and family friendly) that directly impact the operation of Samaritan House.
  • Invitation to Donor Appreciation Event. Mingle with like-minded professionals and individuals dedicated to supporting the mission of Samaritan House.
  • One complimentary ticket to the annual WAV luncheon (only available to at-large members.)
  • Opportunity to sponsor a table at the annual WAV luncheon. Table sponsors are listed on WAV Luncheon marketing materials, logo placement, recognized on sponsor board at event and receive ten (10) complimentary tickets to luncheon.

Membership Levels

  • WAV Committe Member & Luncheon Table Sponsorship, $1,000 (or $85 monthly)
  • Junior WAV Membership (At Large), $500 (or $45 monthly)

To become a member of WAV, please remit membership dues HERE and if you have any questions, please contact Bobby Hall, Development Manager at bobbyh@samaritanhouseva.org

WAV Paint Night – February 16, 2022, 6 p.m.

The Women Against Violence Committee will kick off 2022 with our first social event, the annual WAV Share the Love Paint Night. This year to be held at Muse Paint Bar in Virginia Beach Town Center on Wednesday, February 16th at 6 pm!

Grab some friends and join the Women Against Violence committee for a fun night of painting! Space is limited to the first 28 registrants!  Questions? Contact Bobby Hall at  bobbyh@samaritanhouseva.org or 212-603-9228.