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Advocates Stage Ribbon Raise and Color Our World Raffle
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The Advocates include the names of donors on each ribbon hung in Memory Park during the week of June 24.
   
Friday, June 7, 2024
 

STORY AND PHOTO BY KAREN BOSSICK

The Advocates are again coloring our world with ribbons at Memory Park in Ketchum.

And they will also have a Color Our World Ribbon Raise on Friday, June 21, to raise money to provide services for survivors of abuse and their children.

The Ribbon Raise will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Ketchum’s Limelight Hotel. There will be libations, lite bites, a raffle and a paddle raise. Tickets are available at https://www.theadvocatesorg.org/color-our-world-2024.

The community may purchase ribbons for the Color Our World installation in Memory Park now. Each donation will be represented by a ribbon that will be hung in the park between Monday, June 24, and Monday, July 1, as a visual reminder of the quest to eradicate domestic violence and abuse.

Ribbons may be purchased online at https://secure.givelively.org/event/advocates-for-survivors-of-domestic-violence-incorporated/color-our-world-2024.

Color Our World raffle tickets also are available for $25 each with winners drawn on July 1. Prizes include a two-night stay for two at Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch, a 2024-25 Sun Valley Challenger Ski Pass, five nights at Paradise Village Resort in Mexico’s Nuevo Puerto Vallarta, $100 gift certificates to 10 local restaurants, including CKs and Knob Hill, a one-year or two six-month members to Zenergy and two nights in Jackson Hole’s Teton Mountain Lodge with gear and accessories from Stio.

Raffle ticket holders may choose which prizes they would like to be considered for. Tickets are available at https://secure.givelively.org/event/advocates-for-survivors-of-domestic-violence-incorporated/color-our-world-2024

The Advocates were founded 33 years ago to offer safety, shelter, support to those escaping abuse. It’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The staff offer shelter, transitional living arrangements, job skills classes, counseling and more.

This week The Advocates opened a Thrive Kids! day care facility operating on a sliding fee scale to help bridge the gap of affordable child care in the Wood River Valley.

This year’s Color Our World sponsors include The Picket Fence, COX, and InnerHealth MD.

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