We are excited to announce the registration for our 7th Annual Racing to End Domestic Violence is now open!! Race day will be on October 1st at 9am leaving from The Lakeside Inn in Wakefield. Sign up by August 31st for a discounted rate!

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2022 Race Sponsorship Options



Special Thanks to Our 2022 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor 

Vanity Hair Salon

Silver Sponsors

Boston Web Group

Robert Half Talent Solutions 

State Representative Donald Wong

The Farmland

 The Lakeside Inn


Bronze Sponsors

Amy Rando Photography

Brother’s Restaurant and Deli

Cataldo Ambulance Services

Christopher J. Barrett Realtors

Healthy Nut, LLC

Holiday Travel of Wakefield

Move2Joy Yoga + Nia Studio

Orange Rose Foundation

Rotary Club of Wakefield

Stonehill Law

The Savings Bank

The T-Stop

Total Temperature Control

Wakefield Custom Dental

Wakefield Police Unions


Anthony Guardia, Esq.

Real Estate Lawyer

Green Path Strategies

HD Physical Therapy

Keith’s Forestry Supplies & Repairs

Maria Luker, VP Mortgage Lender

Milan Gurung Realtor

Roberto Landscaping

The UPS Store


WAAV encourages and supports education about problems of violence, and works with interested community agencies and institutions in and around Wakefield, Massachusetts, to provide links to resources that offer direct service and interventions to both victims and perpetrators of violent behavior.

Events & Current Projects

The White Ribbon Campaign is a global movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and all gender based violence. We can’t wait to share!

Members & Supporters

WAAV is governed by a Board of Directors, and operates as a private, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization. As a private charity, registered in Massachusetts, financial contributions to WAAV are deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Addressing the Problem of Violence in Our Community

Wakefield Alliance Against Violence, or WAAV, is a Community Based Volunteer organization, dedicated to creating a lifestyle free from violence in Wakefield by reaching out to the community, raising awareness, providing education resources, and support to families and individuals, with an emphasis on prevention.

Youth Violence

WAAV helps schools, parents, and the community understand and respond to violence among youth such as bullying, cyber bullying, and teen dating violence.

Domestic Violence

WAAV provides definitions and descriptions of domestic violence occurring between family members, spouses, and dating partners including physical, sexual, and emotional violence, as well as controlling and abusive behaviors.

Mission and Goals

Reduce the incidence of family violence over time, with a focus on youth and domestic violence, by reducing risk factors, promoting protective factors, and changing norms around violence.
Establish a collaborative, sustainable community partnership that coordinates and leverages violence prevention resources.

Contact Us

Get in touch with the form below. For emergencies call 911 or visit your nearest hospital