Weekend of Recovery Milestone, Expansion of the MenHealing Blog, Trans/Nonbinary Survivors Speak Out Update, $90K in 90 Days Campaign Update, Instagram Live Series Update

13 Oct 2021 6:00 AM | Master Web (Administrator)


CELEBRATING A WEEKEND OF RECOVERY MILESTONE!

This November, MenHealing will be conducting our 90th Weekend of Recovery! We are proud to be celebrating 20 years of the WOR program this year! This 90th WOR will be our last for 2021 and conducted virtually.

Registration closes at the end of the day on October 22. A limited number of spaces remain available.


We welcome financial donations from supporters like YOU in honor of this WOR milestone. 

A yearlong recurring donation of $25/month from three supporters or $10/month from eight supporters will pay the entire cost for one male survivor to attend a WOR in 2022.

EXPANSION OF THE MENHEALING BLOG

As we continue to expand our outreach, be sure to check out our Beyond Survival: Still We Rise blog on our website. There you will find interviews, stories, songs, and poems from male survivors in the MenHealing community. Watch each week for a new post.

This week will feature a song recommended by a survivor as a part of the "Healing Music" series. The following week will include the second installment in the "Kevin's Journey" series, monthly reflections on the healing journey by Kevin Flood.

If you have something you'd like to share please email Mike Davis at mike@menhealing.org 

Access the blog by clicking here.


TRANS/NONBINARY SURVIVORS SPEAK OUT UPDATE

Reminder that we are seeking submissions for the Trans and Nonbinary Survivors Speak Out. This project is a collaboration between MenHealing and FORGE. Participants will have an opportunity to join with other survivors in a series of workshops to help them form community, receive support and coaching, and gain confidence for two Speak Out sessions that will be conducted for a national audience on March 31 and April 1, 2022. IF YOU ARE A TRANS/NONBINARY SURVIVOR WE WELCOME YOUR SUBMISSION TO PARTICIPATE. Submissions requested by 10/15.

$90K IN 90 DAYS CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Our $90K IN 90 DAYS fundraising campaign officially began on October 3rd.  THANK YOU to everyone who has already supported us with a financial contribution.  As of October 10th, we have received $16,170 from thirty-five financial donors.

Our 10/3 Live Launch Webinar was a success, with four distinct and powerful artistic expressions of support for the work of MenHealing. Much appreciation to Peitao Zhu for his uplifting piano recital; the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus for their inspiring musical pieces; to the twelve trans and nonbinary performers in the Simone Farro Dance Collective for their riveting movements; and to Michael Guinn for his emotional poetry. If you missed the 10/3 event, you can still watch the seventy-five minute video here.

The first of the twelve-part Instagram Live Series “Expanding Men’s Healing from Sexual Victimization” began on 10/5. This series, hosted by Richard Smith, will continue every Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT through the end of the year. Click the image below to watch the first episode.

PLEASE CONSIDER HELPING US TO REACH OUR CAMPAIGN GOAL OF RAISING $90,000 IN THE FINAL 90 DAYS OF 2021.

MenHealing is able to manage our activities because of deeply committed individuals such as YOU. We invite YOU to help sustain our work by making a donation of any amount. 85% of our operating budget is received from grassroots individual financial donations from supporters like YOU.

A GIFT OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT COMMUNICATES TO MALE SURVIVORS THAT “YOUR STORY MATTERS.”


Remember, YOU can make a difference for male survivors by forwarding this newsletter to anyone or any organization that you think would benefit.   
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We welcome YOUR FEEDBACK and any ideas about our work via: contact@menhealing.org

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