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Leader in wearable safety, Revolar, contributed 1% of equity to non-profit The Hotline
October 26, 2016 (Denver, Colo.) -- RevolarⓇ, makers of a discreet, wearable safety device, announced a partnership with the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) to educate consumers about intimate partner violence and sexual assault. The partnership aims to disrupt the culture around abuse and assault.
Revolar safety devices empower men and women to live the life they want, knowing that help is near with the push of a button. Revolar keeps users such as college students, runners, solo travelers and anyone concerned with safety, better connected with those they trust most. With the press of a button, the wearable device sends out different alerts via text message and email and includes an active tracking GPS location while the alert is active; a rapid double-press sends a Yellow Alert and a rapid triple-press sends a Red Alert.
Born from the notion that organizations are stronger together than individually, Revolar and The Hotline will work alongside each other to improve education efforts nationwide about the issue of domestic violence. Ultimately, both organizations aim to increase awareness of the issue of domestic violence and the resources available to help prevent and end it.
“The mission of The Hotline is so closely aligned with the mission of Revolar, the partnership is a natural fit,” said Jacqueline Ros, founder and CEO of Revolar. “Because of this alignment, both Revolar and The Hotline realized that while our brands can do great things on our own, we can influence even greater change if we work together.”
Through online activation, on-campus events, student newspapers and resource distribution, Revolar and The Hotline will work to spread awareness about domestic violence. According to the CDC, more than one in three women and more than one in four men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. With this distressing statistic in mind, Revolar also committed to contribute 1% of its equity. Revolar understands the scale of the problem The Hotline works to confront each day and supports their dedication to domestic violence issues.
“Revolar is passionate about leveraging technology to empower people to be safe,” said Katie Ray-Jones, CEO of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. “We are thrilled to partner with a team of people who share our vision of helping to create a world where all relationships are positive, healthy and free from abuse.”
The partnership has several facets, including:
- Providing consumers with the tools and resources they need to feel safe and stay safe
- Empowering students on college campuses to stay aware and educated about abuse
- Creating brand ambassadors on college campuses through Loveisrespect.org
Revolar is a cutting-edge technology company on a mission to help people live fearlessly. Revolar creates personal safety wearables that make sending for help with alerts to your location or checking in as simple as pressing a button. Revolar’s innovations are designed with the goal of keeping loved ones safe. Revolar’s discreet design makes it perfect for everyday use, yet powerful enough to help loved ones be there for each other — even when apart. Revolar wearables are available for purchase at Brookstone stores nationwide, Target.com, BestBuy.com, Amazon.com and Revolar.com. For more information about partnerships and retail sales, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) is a non-profit organization established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Operating around the clock, confidential and free of cost, The Hotline provides victims and survivors with life-saving tools and immediate support. Callers to The Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in more than 200 languages. Visitors to TheHotline.org can chat live with advocates, and they can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources, and ways to support the organization.