COMPASS Rape Crisis to Host Heroes Event
July 26 @ 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
Canton, OH – July 21, 2022 – COMPASS (Sexual Assault Education, Prevention & Support) (COMPASS) is hosting a fun, family event on July 26 from 3pm – 6pm at Rivercrest Farm in Dover. The event is focused on uniting to support survivors of sexual assault and how to be superheroes in our community. The open house event will offer a variety of family fun, including yoga class, farm animals, games, crafts, and Toasted Food Truck. Rivercrest Farm is located at 612 Boy Scout Rd NE, Dover, OH 44622.
Tuscarawas YMCA will be hosting a kids’ craft at 3:30pm and Be Yoga Studio will be leading a yoga class at 5pm.
In addition, local agencies will be on hand with information on health, wellness, and safety in our community. Agencies exhibiting at the event include:
- Tuscarawas County Health Dept.
- Tuscarawas YMCA
- Big Brothers/Big Sisters
- Bridges to Wellness
- Aultman Hospital
- Empower Tusc
- Be Yoga Studios
- Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital
- Village Network
- Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio
- Tuscarawas Community Green Dot
- Tusc Against Trafficking
The event will also feature special 25th Anniversary t-shirts and other recognition of the anniversary milestone of COMPASS serving survivors of sexual assault in our community since 1997.
The mission and vision of COMPASS is to promote the healing of individuals impacted by sexual violence, create social change and to strive for a community where all people can live free of sexual violence. For more than 25 years COMPASS has been serving the Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll county communities by providing education, prevention and support to schools and organizations.
The 24-hour hotline for those seeking assistance regarding a sexual assault is: 330-339-1427 (Tusc) or 330-452-1111 (Stark).
Information on trainings, prevention programs or counseling services, can be found on the COMPASS website: www.compassrapecrisis.org.
ABOUT COMPASS (SEXUAL ASSAULT EDUCATION, PREVENTION AND SUPPORT):
COMPASS provides victim advocacy, sexual assault prevention through community awareness and education, and support groups for sexual assault survivors. COMPASS is an affiliate of Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. Goodwill is a proven social enterprise that works closely with other non-profit agencies as well as community businesses to prepare people for a variety of stable career options and in turn, a more productive and sustainable way of life. Revenue from its retail stores helps Goodwill provide people with the life changing, skill-building programs and services needed to remove common barriers to good jobs. Learn more at www.GoodwillGoodSkills.org.