Shine a Light on Domestic Violence

Raising Awareness and Honoring People Affected by Abuse

Please help Next Step brighten the night with 1,000 purple lights!
(See below for information on how to sponsor lights.)

In October 2018, Next Step will light at least one purple light for each of the 1,000 people who typically use our services each year. The lights are meant to show survivors of domestic violence that they are not alone, and that they live in a community that is working to break the isolation of abuse. Two Tree Lighting Ceremonies will mark the end of the 2017-18 Shine a Light campaign and kick off of the 2018-19 campaign.

The ceremonies will be held simultaneously at Memorial Park ("The Gazebo") in Calais, Chase-Emerson Memorial Library Park in Deer Isle/Stonington, Machias Chamber of Commerce on Main Street in Machias, and Knowlton Park in Ellsworth on October 3, 2018, at 5:30pm. Next Step is proudly partnering with Darlings Auto Mall and Darlings Chevrolet in Ellsworth to launch the first of what will become an annual event.

This will be an Annual Event and is proudly partnered with Darlings Auto Mall and Darlings Chevrolet in Ellsworth, Maine.


Tree Lights Black & White
Tree Lights Color

2nd Annual
Shine A Light
Campaign


Donations

Walmart Calais

$500.00  

Laura Neal

$250.00  

Trade Winds in Calais

$200.00 View Website

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust in Machias

$200.00  

Billings Diesel and Marine Service, INC.

$200.00 View Website

Laura and Dennis Lounder

$200.00  

In honor of all the mothers and children who have survived and continue to shine their light

$110.00  

Lydia Cassatt

$100.00  

Centre Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ

$100.00 View Website

HC Auto Parts, INC. NAPA

$100.00 View Website

Carol Wainright

$100.00  

Roque Bluffs Community Chapel

$80.00  

Tracy Schafer

$60.00  

Ocean's Edge Realty

$50.00 View Website

Charley Martin-Berry

$50.00  

The Island Agency/Morgan Eaton

$50.00 View Website

Wendy Alpaugh

$50.00  

Arlyn Whitelaw

$50.00  

Benny and Debbie Robbins

$50.00  

Machias Dental

$50.00  

Jonathan Doolan

$40.00  

Nancy Greene

$40.00  

Anonymous

$30.00  

Growing Sunflower Counseling

$30.00 View Website

Omicron Delta Pi

$30.00  

Morgan Flewelling

$30.00  

Hair Shanty

$20.00  

POSH Home of the Frugal Fashionista

$20.00  

Joaz Hill and Elissa Lewis

$20.00  

Mary and Steve Hildebrad

$20.00  

David Cole

$20.00  

Glen and Megan Moshier

$20.00  

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust in Machias

$10.00  

Ellsworth PD/ Lauren Smith

$10.00  

Anonymous

$10.00