RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, having created the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operating the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
For those interested in lending financial support to RAINN, more than 92 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to sexual assault programs. Readers may go to the RAINNMaker information page to learn more about how you can play an important role in the fight against sexual assault by raising funds to support the vital programs that RAINN operates. Readers interested in playing a more active role with RAINN by volunteering their time should visit the volunteer page to see ways that you can get involved in the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, RAINN Day, or your local rape crisis center.
In addition, please remember that Blastoff Comics will donate a portion of their proceeds to this worthwhile organization this month. If you have the opportunity, I would encourage you to stop by Blastoff, meet the incredibly personable store owners, and assist in helping both RAINN and local business owners by picking up a few comics. As the Blastoff website says, "Comics can make saving the world look easy." By shopping at Blastoff, it has never been easier to save the world, one comic book at a time.
If you have a volunteer opportunity or an important cause that could use the assistance of a few geeks, please email the details to barbra (at) fanboycomics.net.