Help Us Say #NOMORE to Domestic Violence

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We’re joining the effort to make this Sunday’s big game about more than just football. To raise awareness of domestic abuse and sexual violence, we’re donating a portion of all our profits through Monday to InterAct, our local nonprofit agency that provides safety and support to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. We’re setting out to raise $20,000 and you can help us get there!

We’ve been inspired by the recent efforts of the Joyful Heart Foundation’s NO MORE campaign and an existing relationship with InterAct— and we hope to leverage a growing national conversation into greater local awareness and promote the stories of independent authors who have survived and written about their experiences of sexual violence and domestic abuse.

With as little as 25% of domestic abuse and 32% of sexual assaults reported in the U.S., encouraging open dialogue and embracing the voices of victims and survivors is crucial to bringing about positive change. Lulu.com is privileged to serve as a platform for courageous independent voices and hopes to transform the energy around Sunday’s big game into positive action off the field.

To discover brave and powerful voices speaking out about domestic violence and sexual assault around the world, visit Lulu.com.

You can help say #NOMORE to domestic abuse when you get a print book through Monday, February 2 with code NOMORE. Be sure to share the deal with your friends so we can reach our goal donation.

Grab a book to help say NO MORE

Thank you for your support!

7 thoughts on “Help Us Say #NOMORE to Domestic Violence”

  1. Richard SantaColoma

    Begging your pardon, but what does football have to do with domestic abuse? While DA is obviously a big problem that needs addressing, and while I am not a football fan… I don’t even know the rules, and never watched a game… why is it that the people who are fans can’t have a day for themselves, where they can sit down and enjoy a silly game with their family and friends, and not have some infomercial shoved down their throats? Why does every popular American distraction have to be co-opted by some “cause” so that everything becomes dark and gloomy, with some serious issue weighing it down?
    Come to think of it, what does a POD publisher have to do with football, or DA, either? And isn’t $20,000 very little to shoot for, anyway? I’ll bet this campaign cost more than that… you should have just written a check from petty cash. But then you would not be able to get the attention for your “caring” attitude, right? I mean, “Grab a book to help say NO MORE”? Way to drum up sales, LULU.

  2. Perhaps you have been out of the country the past few years with the stories in the news of NFL players (not to mention around the world) domestic violence issues.
    Why would you not bring awareness to combat this regardless of the medium of delivery? Having experienced this first hand, and in many other ways, I certainly have no objection to a reminder. Had the problem gone away, perhaps your opinion would lend more credibility.
    Awareness is the first avenue in a direction of change. Around the world companies are helping to shed the light, and try to help the cause. I hope your angle would change had somebody close to you had to go through this.
    Would you not chose a friend based upon a caring attitude? Do you not buy products depicting similar messages (or perhaps you enjoyed the feel good ‘daddy’ commercial themes this year).
    I honestly cannot even begin to consider how a few minutes in an all afternoon football game would make a difference. You probably hated Nationwide’s child not growing up as well… what a perfect time to display distraction… when one is most likely to be distracted.
    If this message, or the ‘pay attention’ to the child helps a woman from being beaten, or perhaps saves a child’s life it far outweighs your cry of being sorely interrupted during a football game.
    One of the best places I can think of to put this information would be in a publishing sort of place. I fully support this message, and thank the author for bringing it.
    I encourage your thoughts on the proper time, place, and when you think people such as yourself would be open to hearing such a message.
    Trust me, to anybody who has gone through something such as this, any reminder of this is painful – advertising, stories or whatever medium is used. It is gratifying to see the actual problem being identified, acknowledged and beginning to be dealt with.
    I do hope you are a woman in your next lifetime.

  3. Hello there D A! I was with you in your response to Richard’s comments, until the last sentence. You see I’m a guy who is 4 months into attempting to recover from the trauma of 5 years of marriage to a narcissist/sociopath. The gender bias I have encountered in every forum, group and website I have turned to for knowledge and help, is akin to being victimized yet again. The promotion of the notion (however unintentional) ‘abusers’ and ‘men’ are synonymous tends to hinder, and somewhat reconfigure, what we are really trying to do – raise awareness about domestic abuse. If you are really about awareness, why is it that when someone hears about an instance of domestic abuse, people automatically assume the victim is a woman? I would seriously hope and expect a campaign such as this would make the extra effort to address this as well, by using words such as ‘spouse’ and ‘him or her’ and doing their best to dispel societal misconception. Your last sentence seems to suggest you are not aware men can also be victims.

  4. It is really inspiring when such event are planned for in support of domestic violence. But then one of my friend who was badly abused by her husband took legal help from the lawyers at http://www.leemeierlaw.com and got justice under family law.

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