On Saturday October 21, 2017, the Take A Stand, Stop The Hurt walk will commence at Greenbriar Mall to unite communities, organizations, businesses and
public officials with shareddetermination to stop domestic violence and raise awareness. Created by Author and Inspirational Speaker Nikki Payne, this walk will honor the lives of her children, 2 year old Chasmin Payne and7 year old Kevin Bridges, who were both murdered as a result of domestic violence in 2007.
“I truly believe my life’s purpose is to use my story to provide support and inspire others who face adversity,” adds Nikki. Since the tragedy, she has traveled around the country to do just that, and iseager to continue her efforts through the Take A Stand, Stop The Hurt Atlanta Walk. Attendees will have the choice of participating in teams or individually, and will also be treated to complimentarysnacks, beverages and a signature T-shirt. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Home of Hope Gwinnett Children’s Shelter, a residential care facility for homeless children and their young mothers.