Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our spring events have been either cancelled or postponed. We are currently working with our community partners to reschedule many of these events and will share updates soon. We appreciate your support during this time.


8th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
LIVE 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Virtual cocktail hour – 4:30 p.m., after party virtual networking – 6:30 p.m.)

Virtual event with FREE ADMISSION for all. Support VIBS, a finalist in the Social Impact category, at the LI Imagine Awards. To learn more and to register visit:


Annual Author’s Luncheon 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 (rescheduled from May 7, 2020) 



Our featured speaker, Rachel Lloyd is the Author of Girls Like Us and Founder of GEMS, Girls Educational and Mentoring Services. In addition, we are pleased to honor our community partner, BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse, Long Island NY Chapter) at the Luncheon. Tickets are now on sale and sponsorship opportunities are available. We are also currently accepting raffle donations. 

If you are interested in learning more about sponsoring an event or assisting as a volunteer, please contact Paige Carbone, Director of Development at






Walk the Walk – annual walk against domestic violence 
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Details and information coming soon!


Healing Hearts Art Show 
Thursday, November 5, 2020 
Details and information coming soon!





Take Back the Night 2020: ReImagined
Celebrated April 24, 2020 

Members of the Community Education/Outreach Team at VIBS served on the Planning Committee and helped make this event a success. Thank you to Suffolk County Community College for inviting VIBS to be a part of this event once again this year!