The effort was organized by Kathy DeBurra, the president of the Women's Club of Madison and was supported by numerous volunteers.
Many merchants downtown participated, along with the Chamber of Commerce.
If you are, or if someone you know is, the victim of domestic violence, there is help. Here are some resources:
From the Connecticut Coalition on Domestic Violence, here is information on how to get help.
The Connecticut Judicial Branch has information on legal resources that can help victims of domestic violence.
Here are some resources from United Way of Connecticut.
And here is information on how to get help from the Prudence Crandall Center, the oldest domestic violence program in Connecticut and the second oldest in the country.
And here is a list of agencies statewide that can help, from the Connecticut Coalition on Domestic Violence:
The Center for Women and Families
Domestic Violence Program
United Services of Dayville
Prudence Crandall Center
Women's Support Services
Domestic Violence Crisis Center
Here are some Connecticut laws relating to domestic violence: