BoardWALK to End Gun Violence
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, Friday, June 2, 2023 1:00 p.m.
Wear Orange and meet at the Bandstand at 1:00 p.m. for a group photo and then walk the boards as a group to end gun violence. Moms Demand Action Beaches Chapter members will have signs, but homemade ones are also encouraged.
About Wear Orange Weekend
National Gun Violence Awareness Day is June 2, 2023 and marks the beginning of the Wear Orange Weekend, June 3-4. The purpose of Wear Orange is to honor people in the U.S. affected by gun violence and to call an end to this crisis.
Wear Orange originated on what would have been the 18th birthday of Hadiya Pendleton. Hadiya was an innocent bystander who was shot and killed on a playground in Chicago at the age of 15. Her friends decided to commemorate her life by wearing orange, the color hunters wear to be visible.
PLUS: Light- Up Orange, Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4
Show your support for gun safety and disarming hate by lighting up your business or residence ORANGE June 2-4.