Walk It Up, Presque Isle! is an annual walk to end abuse hosted by Hope & Justice Project.  The walk will take place at 12:00 PM on Friday, October 14th and will start and finish at the Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and as a part of the month, Hope & Justice Project will host their 3rd Annual Walk It Up, Presque Isle! event.

At 11:00AM, Hope & Justice Project educators will engage children in Story Time and face-painting at the library.  At this time, participants who have pre-registered online can pick up their free t-shirt and those who have not registered can register in-person.  At 12:00 PM, participants will walk together to Riverside Park where a survivor of domestic abuse will share her story.  Participants will then make their way back to the library where lunch will be provided.

“This event is so inspiring to be a part of,” said Casey Faulkingham, Hope & Justice Project’s Prevention & Training Coordinator. “Every year, the community comes out in full force to show their support for those affected by abuse and violence.”

Participants can pre-register for the walk online at http://hopeandjusticeproject.org/walk-it-up-presque-isle-pre-registration/.

Hope and Justice Project works with anyone who has experienced or been affected by abuse or violence in Aroostook County, Maine.  For more information, visit our website at www.hopeandjusticeproject.org or email us at info@hopeandjusticeproject.org.  To speak with one of our advocates, please call our 24-hour hotline at 1-800-439-2323.  Our services are free and confidential. 

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