Gentle’men Against Domestic Violence®

Gentle’men Against Domestic Violence® (GADV) is a ground-breaking program that supports The Shelter’s eight-week Raising Gentle’men Programencouraging boys and men to be equal partners with women and girls to end domestic violence and promote nonviolence as a desirable masculine trait.

Become a Friend of GADV

Friends of GADV will gather with like-minded Gentle’men who are dedicated to creating civility in our homes. To join us, simply make an annual contribution of $250 which includes participation at our annual Tailgate Party event.

Benefits of being a Friend

  • The fulfillment of standing as equal partners with The Shelter to end violence against women in our community
  • Receive GADV electronic newsletter
  • Receive a GADV lapel pin
  • Participate in the annual Tailgate Party

Call Rebecca Thompson at 239-775-3862 or email