Saving Our Daughters & VH1 Love & Hip Hop of Atlanta Join Forces to Stop Violence Against Girls/Women!
08/14/2012

Saving Our Daughters has announced the kick-off "I'm Here... Yell for Confidence Donation Drive" will be aired on VH1 reality TV show, "Love N Hip Hop Atlanta" August 13, 2012 episode. Schedule to begin at 8:00 pm, the fundraiser will feature K-Michelle and Mimi, cast members of the show and supporters of Saving Our Daughters.

Online PR News – 14-August-2012 – Nashville – Saving Our Daughters, which focuses its attention on stopping the abuse, hate crimes towards women, stopping violence against women, see their collaboration with Producer Mona Scott-Youngs' VH1Love & Hip Hop of Atlanta is a celebration that brings critical issues to the attention general viewing audience worldwide.YELL Confidence, which is youth empowered learning and leadership program, is one of Saving Our Daughters' core initiatives designed to sparks community engagement, public awareness, and the dedication to empower teens fight abuse, crimes and violence against children and women.According to Curtis Benjamin, Executive Director, YELL! Confidence supports the Saving Our Daughters mission by working directly with focused groups of youth and young adult ladies to engage them in creative learning and leadership experiences."YELL! Confidence groups are charged with using the powerful messages they've learned by sharing their unique experiences to help millions of peers build their esteem, grow a vigorous sense of self-worth, and lead fiercely confident lives" says Curtis.There is always demand for funding from non-profits, and YELL! Confidence is no exception. Therefore, this current fundraising event was designed to get much needed funds in their coffers. "Now we are collaborating with VH1 Love & Hip Hop episode to gain funding support of YELL Confidence," says Tavia Pauling, COO of Saving Our Daughters.Besides their collaboration with the television reality series VH1 Love & Hip Hop which resulted in the creation of a PSA video, the organization has also in place a vibrant social media and magazine promotional program in place to bring about an awareness of the plight young girls and young mothers across the country. "We have been instrumental in helping young women who are battling the issues of crime and violence build self-esteem and self-worth," notes the organization's spokesperson, claiming their donation drive will be the first of its kind viewed on reality show television, to empower young women from violence towards women and to stop hate crimes towards women.Support for the Saving Our Daughters initiatives have come from all quarters, and here are some of the persons who have lend their support one way or another:"It's hard to believe we have now been collaborating for the last seven years. From book signings, autograph sessions, essay contests, movie premieres and visits from Ms. Keke Palmer and Mr. T.I., your programs have entertained and educated all at the same time. That is what truly makes a program an enrichment event." Anna Araujo, Executive Director East La Boys & Girls Clubs."On behalf of Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club I thank you for your eight years of generous support and commitment to the many programs, and thousands of children and families that we serve on a daily basis... T.I. has spent valuable time with our club members… talking with them about choices, consequences, and the importance of being resilient." Yolanda Brisbane-Baird, Unit Director Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, Bronx, NY.For further information about the Saving Our Daughters fundraising effort to save young girls and young women from crime and violence, please visit the following website: http://www.indiegogo.com/iamhere-kmichelle or check out the Saving Our Daughters websites at http://www.savingourdaughters.org