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The Purple Party is back!

You're Invited!
When: Friday, October 1, 2021, at 6 p.m.
Where: Valley Strong Ballpark, home of Visalia Rawhide

(North Gate Entrance at Murray/Giddings)
300 N. Giddings St.
Visalia, CA
Cost: $50/ticket (includes dinner & drink)


Join Family Services for the 7th annual Purple Party on Friday, October 1, 2021. Join the movement to end domestic violence while supporting Visalia's only emergency domestic violence shelter, Karen's House. This year's event will be held in-person at Valley Strong Ballpark, Home of the Visalia Rawhide. There won't be a baseball game that night, but there will be plenty of food, cocktails, a purple photo booth, outdoor games, an online auction, and more. With your ticket, you'll enjoy a delicious BBQ Dinner catered by Dog House Grill and one drink. Best of all, each purchase and donation made during the event helps local survivors and their children receive safety and support through Family Services. We hope you'll join us! Sponsorships and tickets are available online, learn more and purchase tickets here.

The Silent Auction opens on Wednesday, September 29 at noon. Check out these exciting items that will be up for bid!

  • Private Wine Tasting for a group of 20 from Total Wine & More.
  • Enjoy a virtual scavenger game for your company or group from Let's Roam.
  • A family portrait from Aimee Sa Photography.

About Karen's House
Family Services provides comprehensive, trauma-informed services to survivors of domestic violence and their children. Our 33-bed emergency shelter, Karen’s House, offers confidential shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to adult victims of domestic violence and their children at no charge while they work to re-establish their lives in a supportive environment. Victims and their children can receive free counseling, and our program also offers case management, support groups, financial empowerment training, legal services, and specialized services for children. We invite you to learn more about Karen's House by taking a virtual tour. 

If you would like to support the cause but are unable to attend, please consider making a donation online or participating in the online auction portion of the Purple Party. Bidding opens on Wednesday, September 29 at noon to the general public. Subscribe to our e-newsletter below to receive updates about Family Services' programs and events.

Thank you to our generous sponsors.

  • The Sence Foundation
  • First 5 Tulare County
    First 5 Tulare County
  • The Law Office of Afreen A. Kaelble
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