October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
In recognition, the Wilton Police Benevolent Association (PBA) will be raising funds to support the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) in Stamford and Norwalk, which serves Wilton, Norwalk, Stamford, Darien, Weston, New Canaan
Donation bins will be set up at several local businesses.
“We’re working on exactly what businesses,” said Sgt. Rob Cipolla with the Wilton Police Department (WPD) and the Wilton Domestic Violence Task Force, “but I think the Village Market will be one
Contributions may also be made online at JustGive.org/WiltonPBA.
The Wilton PBA will also host the “Ride to End Domestic Violence,” a charitable one-hour spinning class at the JoyRide Wilton cycling studio on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m.
A minimum donation of $35 is required to book a bike, and all funds raised will benefit the DVCC’s mission to end domestic violence.
Bikes may be registered at JoyRideStudio.com/Wilton/Events. Donations in the form of cash or check will be collected at the door on the night of the event.
At the present time, four bikes have been reserved and 32 remain open, Cipolla said. Cipolla also pledged to ride himself and is currently convincing some of his fellow officers to as well.