Brandywine benefit performance to raise funds for abuse prevention

"Penn State University Brandywine The Vagina Monologues” will be held on campus at 6:30 p.m. March 22 and 2 p.m. March 23, in the Main Building Auditorium, Room 101.

Both performances are open to the public. Student admission is $5 and general admission is $8. Tickets may be ordered in advance online. Proceeds will benefit Family Support Line, a local nonprofit organization that aids children and their families in addressing the distress caused by child sexual abuse. Family Support Line has been utilizing in-depth prevention programs and dedicated treatments to provide support to victims of child sexual abuse for 25 years, according to its website.

Faculty, staff, students and Penn State alumni will serve as actors and volunteers for the performance, which aims to educate the campus and local community about sexual violence against women and girls while raising funds for the cause. Brandywine is one of 5,800 organizations worldwide to host a performance.

In conjunction with the performance of The Vagina Monologues on March 22 and March 23, the campus will also host an additional event to educate the community about abuse preventio. “Talk About It,” a student panel discussion on dating violence, will be held at 12:30 p.m. March 20, in Tomezsko Classroom Building, Room 103.

For additional information, contact Brandywine’s Clinical Counselor Ahyana King at AJK23@psu.edu or visit the Commons Building, Room 211.

Last Updated March 25, 2013