Mary Kay Inc. is seeking nominations of individuals and organizations who are working tirelessly to prevent and end domestic violence and dating abuse nationwide.
“We created this program as a way to stand with our community and recognize the unsung heroes working to preventing domestic violence and dating abuse,” said Crayton Webb, vice president of corporate communications and corporate social responsibility for Mary Kay Inc., in a news release.
“For more than 20 years, Mary Kay has been committed to ending domestic violence. We now want to recognize those we stand alongside in this fight.”
Nominations are being accepted by 11:59 p.m. local time on Aug. 11 in the following categories:
- Digital Champion: Creative use a website, social media platform, video or other digital medium in unexpected or compelling way.
- Leader in Prevention: Stand-out work by actively working to prevent domestic violence, dating abuse or both and promoting healthy relationship behaviors.
- Media Visionary: Leverage the use of online or traditional media to draw attention to domestic violence, dating abuse or both.
- People’s Choice: Voice of the Year: Inspirational individual.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October in Washington, D.C.
To date, Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay Foundation have given $53 million to domestic violence prevention and awareness programs. For more information, visit marykay.com/dontlookaway.
—Therese Umerlik | Editor