GLENDALE, Ariz. – The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Many Arizona sports teams have recognized this important topic, the Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns and now the Cardinals. Amberly’s Place was invited to join in on the Arizona Cardinals game Monday.
The Cardinals Vice President is also the Co-Chair for the Governor’s Commission to Prevent Violence against women and they fully support what Amberly’s Place stands for.
Amberly’s Place Executive Director Diane Umphress says people still need to be informed about signs and symptoms of what to do if they think someone is being abused.
No matter where you live, Amberly’s Place has information for those people in need of assistance.
Bidwill said, “We will be directing people to tables and hoping people feel comfortable to ask questions.”
In honor of domestic violence awareness month, the stadium was lit purple in conjunction with the capitol building on October 1st, with the words lighting Arizona purple..
“All of the sports teams have gotten involved, Diamondbacks had a domestic violence awareness game, the Phoenix Suns and now the Cardinals. Governor Ducey reached out to corporations as well as Nicole Bidwill and said we need to do something.”