Genital Integrity Awareness Week 2018


Registration and Sponsorship also at:

Genital Integrity Awareness Week 2018 takes place March 28-April 3 and we need your help to make this year's Washington D.C. event a powerful one! As advocates travel to D.C. to participate, and floods of tourists the world over gather in D.C. for the height of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, we strive to have intact materials on hand to reach a large number of people at our nation's capitol. These are items that parents and professionals, young and old, from all backgrounds and locations in life will want to take home with them for further review. Making this happen takes a significant amount of planning, organization, and resources on the part of many people, and it also takes financial support.


If you have never been to GIAW in D.C., here's a quick snapshot of a day's event:

We are standing with a dozen others in front of the U.S. Capitol, with giant pro-intact signs that draw people in, and can be seen from the streets all around the Capitol's bus route. A group of 200 senior high students come up, interested in what we have to share. Teachers shuffle students along for group photos, and we have mere minutes to plant seeds of information, respond to quick questions, and get interesting materials into hands of these future parents -- materials they eagerly take with them because their curiosity is spiked! Students grab things to take back on the bus (bracelets, cards, stickers, buttons), and look things up on their phone on their way to their next destination... This happens every single hour. Multiple times a day. Sun-up to sun-down. The need is great for GIAW. The impact is monumental. And we need your support in this important effort.

We will also be hosting two booths with free materials on the West Lawn:

The Men's Health table includes a variety of restoration devices for men to hold, learn about, and explore their options; information on adult sexual health, and the impact that genital cutting and restoration has on adult men and their partners.

The Baby Health table includes instruments used in infant circumcision, information on the purposes of the foreskin, intact care materials, and resources for parents to pass on to friends and their home care provider. This table also has items for our young visitors because families who stop to talk often have children who want things of their own (child sized bracelets, stickers, bubbles, coloring pages, etc.).


Business Sponsors: Please include a note with your GIAW contribution and your organization name/URL that you'd like to have linked (website, Facebook page, etc.). With your support of $100 or more, we invite you to provide an image/logo or coupon to be shared with the community at large. Email this to SavingSons@gmail.com, or we will create one for you. Your business or group will be featured at at the main GIAW website, at DrMomma.org, and at SavingSons.org, as well as with social media circles of Peaceful ParentingSaving Our Sons, The Intact NetworkGIAW, Intact State Chapters, and be permanently linked at Genital Integrity Awareness Week and found on Google.

GIAW Sponsors:  2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013

Individuals: If you are sponsoring in honor of someone, we invite you to include a message with your gift and it will be included below. Individual sponsors will be listed by first name, last initial only for privacy.

Supporters: All supporting GIAW 2018 with your gift of any amount will receive commemorative vinyl decals with additional intact awareness stickers to plant in your area, if a mailing address is provided. For GIAW sponsors giving $25 or more, a registration pack (below) will be shipped, or can be picked up in DC.

Support on Etsy, or by PayPal, or by mail (below). Include a note with your address and selection choices, or email this to SavingSons@gmail.com

Registration and Thank You packs include: 
• 3 GIAW 2018 / Child Abuse Prevention Month vinyl decal stickers (3x3 inches)
• 1 GIAW 2018 commemorative button
• 1 #i2 lanyard of your choice (4 options to view here: Navy, Ocean, Violet, Hot Pink)
• 1 #i2 bracelet of your choice (view options)
• 25 set of stickers or cards of your choice (see sticker options here | see card options here)
* If attending GIAW and picking up in DC: #i2 water bottle 


On behalf of the next generation of babies to be born, and the adults they will become -
Thank you for supporting GIAW!




By Mail:
Saving Our Sons
P.O. Box 1302
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

PayPal Friends/Family To:
(no PayPal fee withdrawn)
SavingSons@gmail.com


GIAW 2018 Organization Sponsors
Please visit and support these intact-friendly businesses and groups!


Intact Australia
Homepage | Facebook | Intact Australia & New Zealand Group

Intact Connecticut
Facebook | Intact Connecticut Group

Made For You: By Anu
custom crochet for all your home and family needs
Contact | Facebook | Etsy

Babies Happen ~ Lindsey Ward
BabiesHappen.com | Facebook
• Birth and Postpartum Doula
• Stillbirthday Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula
• Placenta Preparation and Encapsulation Specialist
Serving the Virginia areas of Fauquier, Culpeper, Prince William, Stafford, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Clarke counties, Winchester, Manassas, Fairfax City, and Fredericksburg.

Intact Virginia
Facebook | Intact Virginia Group

Intact New Hampshire
Facebook | Intact New Hampshire Group

Peaceful Beginnings from Rosemary
Rosemary Romberg, author of Circumcision: The Painful Dilemma

NORM: National Organization of Restoring Men
NORM.org | Facebook | Twitter

Peaceful Pendants by Michelle
handcrafted jewelry of gemstone and clay
Contact via Facebook


Individual GIAW 2018 Supporters
Thank you greatly for your generosity and support!


✭ Tresyang D.
in memoriam of Lucila 

✭ Max R., Intact Australia

✭ Brian B., Intact Connecticut

✭ Michael Vier
"Thank you for all your hard work! If I were closer to D.C. I would be there."

✭ Janet M. - provided one of the traveling billboards for GIAW and beyond

✭ Amy E. - provided one of the traveling billboards for GIAW and beyond
"I wish I could attend these events! Maybe in the future.
Until then, may this sign go in my place.♥ "

✭ Ashley M.

✭ Daniel A.

✭ Robert J.

✭ Rodney D.

✭ Jennifer & Drew C., Intact Maryland

✭ Christina H., Intact Virginia

✭ Anu M., Intact Pennsylvania

✭ Michael M., Intact New Hampshire

✭ Eric S. and Holly M., Intact Houston

✭ David G.

✭ Jamie B., Intact Alabama

✭ Brittany W., Intact Nebraska

✭ Nancy J., Intact New Mexico

✭ Janice W.

✭ Leslie R.

✭ Alissa L.

✭ Cheryl S.

✭ James W.

✭ Ginger M.

✭ Melissa M.

✭ Rebekah J.

✭ Melissa D., Intact Michigan

✭ Danelle D., Intact Virginia

✭ Michelle M., Intact Rhode Island

✭ Teresa W.

✭ Austin H.

✭ Brian T.

✭ Melissa L.

✭ Cynthia M.

✭ Natalie W., Knoxville Wildtree | Facebook

✭ Danielle J., Intact Indiana

✭ Elana J., Intact Nebraska

✭ Mary L.

✭ Wren E.

✭ Jennifer R.

✭ Bret F. - provided all of Wednesday's #i2 GIAW Flags

✭ Samantha P. and Bill W. - provided all of Thursday's #i2 GIAW Flags

✭ Brittany W., Intact Nebraska - provided all of Friday's #i2 GIAW Flags

✭ Robbie J. & Holly M, Intact Houston - provided all of Saturday's #i2 GIAW Flags

✭ Maram H. & Robert B.- provided all of the GIAW MARCH flags needed for the Capitol to the White House!

✭ Robert J. - provided all of Sunday's #i2 GIAW Flags
"Let's make being intact the American Way!" -Robert

✭ Vivi M., Intact Cleveland - provided all of Monday's #i2 GIAW Flags

✭ Samantha A. - provided all of Tuesday's #i2 GIAW Flags


* Urgent need: Funding for KIDS' SIGNS! * 
GIAW will have MANY children this year - each who want to hold signs like their parents. We need the funding by Wednesday (March 28) to have new children's signs produced for this week. If your kids borrow a sign, please return so that they can be used in the future. Thank you!





Allocation of GIAW 2018 Funds
(materials can only be ordered in the quantities we have funding for by March 28 - please help us reach our needed goal!) 

$800 new signage that will continue to be used throughout the year for rallies, expos, events, and future GIAW dates. We especially need a few of these to be new signs for kids to hold as ours are several years old and we have approximately 24 children attending GIAW with their families for most of the week this year. Children love to participate alongside their parents. 

$800 printed materials to give away at GIAW 2018. This week-long event functions as an expo, with booths of items that are entirely free for the public, meeting with people across the West Lawn from sun-up to sun-down each day for 7 days. Having enough professional literature on hand is crucial to GIAW's success. 

$300 Easter egg hunt on the West Lawn for children - we would like to ensure all children visiting the US Capitol can participate and that there will be enough to go around; we will also have child-sized advocacy bracelets, and a variety of #i2 themed stickers for children (Pokemon, Wonder Woman, and Intactosaurus). 

$200 flags for passing out along the march route, and giving away at the White House. Each flag will have intact information attached to it. These are *very* popular in DC and frequently chaperone groups who will not allow students to take other materials from GIAW leaders will allow them to accept and take home flags (getting intact material into their hands). 

$600 bracelets and buttons to give away throughout the week. These items are key in that they are the most requested items, especially by students - tomorrow's parents. We need materials that young people desire to hold onto, take home with them, and spark interest enough to check out the websites/share with friends. Awareness is key!

$60 two new full-color, full-page books of intact celebrities - one for the men's health booth, and one for the front West Wall of the Capitol where the most conversations take place.

$40 replacement plastibell, gomco, and mogen clamps for educational use (previously taken from an expo booth) 

$200 demonstration glans/foreskin models (in two skin shades) to highlight the normal adhesion of the foreskin to the glans/shaft in infancy, and the probing, severing, and cutting that must take place for infant circumcision to be achieved. These models are highly useful in one-on-one or small group education at expo booths.

If GIAW funds are raised beyond those needed, we will have intact material packs available to go home with people (U.S. advocates, leaders, teachers, and the international educators who visit the Capitol during GIAW and often ask for things to take back with them).  





Lanyard Options to Select From:
• Royal Blue: Genital Autonomy is a Human Right
• Violet: All Babies are Born Perfect
• Hot Pink: Foreskin is Fun & Functional
• Deep Aqua Blue: Boys are Not Born Broken

GIAW 2018 Buttons





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