Hold an Event

Plan Your TBTN Event

Step One: Register your 2022, 2023, or 2024 Event with TBTNF. There’s no fee to register. Registration gives you the option to receive discounted TBTNF gear, shirts, or banner. We list your Event on our site.

Step Two: Review the TBTN Event Manual. This free manual offers step-by-step planning guidance, sample itineraries, strategies for fundraising, and more! Contact us if you need speakers or gear discounts. Want an Event insta-kit with ready-to-go survivor stories, poems, and energizing playlist? Get the TBTN Event Builder Kit.

Step Three: After your event, we share your success through our social media, newsletter, and website. Send us your Event photos and videos!

Who Can Hold an Event

Any group can organize an Event – colleges, universities, high schools, community groups, crisis centers, advocacy programs, corporations, agencies, hospitals, or other service organizations.

When to Hold an Event

TBTN Events are held throughout the year. There is no set date; however, many Event holders plan for April (Sexual Assault Awareness Month) or October (Dating and Domestic Violence Awareness Month).

Popular Event dates include:

  • February — Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month; Healthy Relationships Focus for Valentine’s Day (2/14); World Day of Social Justice  (2/20)
  • March — Women’s History Month; International Women’s Day (3/8); Safe Spring Break Week
  • April — Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • May — Senior Week; Pre-Prom Awareness
  • June — LGBTQIA+ Pride Month
  • August — Women’s Equality Day (8/26)
  • September — Red Zone (highest risk for sexual assault for new students in college)
  • October — Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Alcohol Awareness Month
  • November — International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (11/25)
  • December — Human Rights Day (12/10)

TBTN Event Essentials & Risk Management

TBTN Event Hosts must comply with local laws and follow risk management practices. Confirm your compliance with the following:

1. Mission: TBTN Events must support the mission of ending sexual violence in all forms, raising awareness about sexual violence, and supporting survivors.

2. Fundraising: When using the TBTNF name or logo for any fundraiser, you must contact TBTNF directly to comply with our legal and financial terms.

3. Publicity: Boost your Event visibility and support. Link your social media and/or website with the Foundation’s social media platforms and site.

4. Event Gear: TBTNF’s name and logo is only permitted on printed posters. You must order shirts and other gear directly from TBTNF. We can customize your gear with your slogans, Event name, and logo.

For questions or next steps, contact us.

CONTACT US

TBTNF is a 100% volunteer non-profit organization. We work hard to respond to inquiries within 24 hours, if not sooner. To reach our Legal Support Team, please complete the intake form. For all other inquiries, complete our contact form. For immediate medical support, please call 911. For counseling support, call the RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) Hotline at (800) 656-4673 in the US or visit our Resources section for further information.

CONTACT US

TBTNF is a 100% volunteer non-profit organization. We work hard to respond to inquiries within 24 hours, if not sooner. To reach our Legal Support Team, please complete the intake form. For all other inquiries, complete our contact form. For immediate medical support, please call 911. For counseling support, call the RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) Hotline at (800) 656-4673 in the US or visit our Resources section for further information.

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