Pints for Peace will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, from 6-9 p.m. at SturmHaus Beer Market, 1120 Houston St.
According to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Crime Statistics Unit, 82,382 reports of domestic violence took place in Tennessee last year. One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and SturmHaus Beer Market is hosting Pints for Peace to raise funds for Partnership's Family Violence Center. Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga and Chattanooga Brewing Company are supporting the event to help victims of domestic violence and their children have access to safe shelter, counseling, job training and educational opportunities.
The Partnership’s Family Violence Center offers immediate shelter to individuals by providing a safe, secure environment. The location of the shelter is confidential. Family Violence Center staff work to educate the general public, law enforcement and all organizations about family violence issues and encourages their support.