Press Release – A New Era for SARA

New Era for SARA, Local Sexual Assault Crisis Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2016 – Roanoke, Virginia: SARA (Sexual Assault Response and Awareness), the Roanoke Valley’s only sexual assault crisis center devoted to providing direct services to survivors is breaking ground on an addition… Read More

SARA Benefit Night

SARA Benefit Night Join us on Saturday, September 17th for a Benefit Night at Soaring Ridge. $1 of every beer sold between 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. will support survivors of sexual violence. We’ll be launching our new brand, so come and get some free swag!… Read More

SAAM 2016


  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month SARA and other area organizations have planned a great calendar of events to help raise awareness of the issue of sexual violence and related topics in the Roanoke Valley. All Month: SARA is the April Pedi of the Month… Read More

Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care

Olga Phoenix, Featured Speaker

Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care Location: Roanoke College, Pickle Lounge Registration: Cost: $25 Date/Time: Monday, May 2nd 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. SARA (Sexual Assault Response and Awareness) and the Roanoke Valley Family Violence Coordinating Council invite you to join us for a full-day… Read More

Roanoke Valley Gives 2016, Thank You!

$3,474 Thank You!

Thank You! Our first Roanoke Valley Gives Day was such a success! Our goal was to raise $5,000, have 100 unique donors, and increase awareness of SARA. Our results were $3,474 raised, 54 unique donors (many anonymous), and our Facebook page has 78 more likes… Read More