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Social Media Outreach, Getting Acquainted with Best Friends, MenHealing Blog, New Just Healing Podcast Episode

01/24/2023 5:01 PM | Web Master (Administrator)

To MenHealing Weekends of Recovery Alumni, Friends, and Supporters

GROWING OUR SOCIAL MEDIA OUTREACH

We are focusing new energy on expanding our use of social media platforms to reach survivors and allies. Timothy du Vall-Brown – WOR Alumnus and MenHealing Social Media Manager - is offering his creative talents to help us expand our reach in the virtual universe. We invite you to watch two examples of recent short innovative videos.

                  

The best way YOU can help us GROW our social media is to follow us, like and comment on our posts, and ask a few friends to follow us!




GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH BEST FRIENDS

MenHealing’s commitment to collaboration remains a priority in action as well as word. A powerful example is our annual Best Friends Service Project, when MenHealing Staff, Alumni, & Friends provide three days of volunteer time helping abused and neglected animals. Here is a brief heart-touching video that provides a glimpse of our service work from previous years:


To learn more about Best Friends, check out this recent short video that features Piggy Paradise, an example of sanctuary services provided for over 1600 animals:

Only 2 more spaces are available if you are interested in registering to join us for the 2023 Best Friends Service Project  (4/20 – 4/23/23)

GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MENHEALING BLOG

Our website includes a blog specifically for survivors and their allies. In the most recent post - How Many of Us Are There?  - Jim Struve responds to questions concerning the estimates for male survivors of sexual violence. Mike Davis  WOR Alumnus and MenHealing Blog Editor - welcomes your suggestions and submissions for the blog including stories, poems, art work, interviews, book reviews and essays.   

You can contact him at mikedavis@weekendsofrecovery.org. Check out past posts by clicking the blog tab on the MenHealing webpage.

NEWEST RELEASE OF “JUST HEALING” PODCAST


Available this Friday, the newest episode of MenHealing’s JUST HEALING podcast dives deep into healing conversations with writer, thinker, activist and male-engagement specialist, Jayvon Howard. JUST HEALING is led by Weekend of Recovery alumni Richard Smith and Jordan Masciangelo in an effort to help expand and evolve MenHealing’s reach and spread the message of hope and healing to more and more survivors.

Listen to all four previous episodes of JUST HEALING by visiting the podcast tab on our website and don’t miss Episode 05 with Jayvon Howard this Friday!

LAST CALL TO HELP REACH OUR GOAL FOR 100/100 CAMPAIGN

All donations received thru January 31st will be calculated as contributions to our recent campaign to raise $100K during the final 100 days of 2022. It’s not too late for you to make a tremendous difference. SHOW UP FOR OTHER MALE SURVIVORS and help us close the gap in the shortfall for the 2022 Campaign.

YOU can make a difference:  YOUR DONATION OF ANY AMOUNT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR MALE SURVIVORS: one…human…at…a…time.

Thanks for your investment in supporting MenHealing to provide resources of hope and healing for men and male-identified survivors.


REMEMBER THAT FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL DONORS LIKE YOU ARE THE LIFEBLOOD THAT ALLOWS MENHEALING TO CONTINUE OUR WORK. 85% OF OUR BUDGET IS RECEIVED FROM INDIVIDUAL DONORS; 15% OF OUR BUDGET IS RECEIVED FROM EVENT REGISTRATIONS. WE DO NOT RECEIVE FUNDING FROM FOUNDATIONS OR GOVERNMENT GRANTS. MALE SURVIVORS DEPEND UPON YOUR SUPPORT. Help us reach our goal of $100K

Here are some ways YOUR donation contributes directly to help a survivor heal:

  • A $35 Donation will pay for six re-usable water bottles given to survivors at a WOR
  • A $50 Donation will pay for ten personal journals given to survivors at a WOR
  • A $200 Donation will pay for one month subscription for ZOOM platform used by MenHealing
  • A $295 Donation will pay 25% of the cost for one survivor to attend a WOR
  • A $590 Donation will pay 50% of the cost for one survivor to attend a WOR
  • A $880 Donation will pay 75% of the cost for one survivor to attend a WOR
  • A $1,175 Donation will pay 100% of the cost for one survivor to attend a WOR 

We especially want to thank the growing community of regular sustaining donors.Consider whether YOU can join as a recurring donor at any amount.

Remember, YOU can forward this newsletter to anyone or any organization that you think might be interested. Thanks for spreading the word!

We welcome YOUR FEEDBACK and any ideas about our work via:contact@menhealing.org

Jim Struve

Executive Director, MenHealing/Weekend of Recovery

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