Healing & Hope Luncheon
The 3rd Annual Healing & Hope Luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 11, 2018. This mission focused and educational event will feature Victor Rivas Rivers, a domestic violence survivor and advocate.
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Victor Rivas Rivers, veteran film star, best-selling author, renowned advocate for violence prevention, and the first Cuban-born football player to land a tryout with the Miami Dolphins, Victor Rivas Rivers has achieved extraordinary success in numerous arenas. But given his violent upbringing, few of those achievements were ever likely.
“His story is about being saved by love at a time when most people considered him beyond rescue.”
Victor Rivas Rivers, his mother and siblings experienced unspeakable physical abuse at the hands of his father. At the age of 12, he visited his local police department to report a lifetime of violence. Though the officers were horrified, Victor was told it was a ‘private family matter.’ At 15, Victor’s abusive father kidnapped him and his siblings, transporting them to a different state, without their mother…(read more)