Events Gone By

During the calendar 2016 year, we have hosted our fair share of amazing events (or had them hosted on our behalf/for our benefit)! Again we can only say THANK YOU!

- Human Trafficking Awareness Month (January)

- Over the Hill Bowl (February 2016 & 2017 + 33 years!)

- Grand Opening of the Chesapeake Shelter (March 9th - featured to the left)

- Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Awareness Month (April)

- Celebration Dinner: A Night of Gratitude (April 15th)

- LGBT Pride Month (June)

- Back to School! (August 29th)

- Day of Caring (September 9th & 16th)

- SMART Women's Luncheon (September 29th)

- Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October)

- HER Clothesline Project (October)

- Be Brave 2.0 (October)

- Coordinated Crisis Response Launch (October 7th)

- And more!


The HER Shelter often makes appearance in the local media! Listed below are some of our most recent moments in the sun. If you stumble across a mention of HER and don't see it here, feel free to snag the link and send it to We sometimes miss something and thank you in advance!

Wavy 10 - Summers at the HER Shelter (June 2017)

Virginia Pilot - Tribute to Founder Zelma Rivin

Virginia Pilot - Portsmouth Homeless Assistance Day

Business Insider - Beth Cross, Top 40 Under 40

Virginia Pilot - New Hotline Launch

Virginia Pilot - New Hotline Launch (2)

Wavy 10 - SMART Women's Luncheon

Wavy 10 - New Hotline Launch

Wavy 10 - Attorney General Attends Hotline Launch