Media Archive by Year: 2013

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'Law & Order: SVU' star Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann at Joy Rocks
September 28, 2013 • Los Angeles Times
David Keeps
Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and child abuse — and celebrated the actress’ public service announcements for the No More campaign. read more
'Law & Order: SVU' Star Mariska Hargitay Helps Real-Life Victims
July 25, 2013 • Hamptons Magazine
George Stephanopoulos
Mariska Hargitay sits down with George Stephanopoulos and Hamptons Magazine to discuss how her role on the hit NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has influenced her life over the past 14 years. read more
'SVU' actress Mariska Hargitay to join Biden on tour of Austin Hotline
October 29, 2013 • Austin American Statesman
Jonathan Tilove
Mariska Hargitay, who for 14 years has played New York City sex crimes Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC television drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” will join Vice President Joe Biden on his visit to the National Domestic Violence Hotline in Austin on Wednesday, the vice president’s office confirmed today. read more
'SVU' star, Biden join forces
March 13, 2013 • Politico
Caitlin McDevitt
Spotted: Actress Mariska Hargitay of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” fame listening to Vice President Joe Biden discuss ways to reduce domestic violence on Wednesday. read more
60 Percent of Americans Know a Survivor of Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault: No More Excuses
September 24, 2013 • The Huffington Post
Soraya Chemaly
Sixty percent of Americans know a survivor of domestic violence. One in three women (30 percent), one in seven men (14 percent) report living with intimate violence. read more
At Last! A National PSA Campaign to End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
September 24, 2013 • The Huffington Post
Anna Kegler
After writing almost a year ago about the need for a major public campaign around sexual violence prevention, I was overjoyed to hear that the Joyful Heart Foundation (headed by Mariska Hargitay of SVU fame) and No More were joining forces to create a nationwide PSA campaign to address domestic violence and sexual assault. read more
Biden weighs a White House run in 2016.
May 3, 2013 • The Washington Post
Philip Rucker and Melina Mara
Biden jokes with Mariska Hargitay, a star of one of the “Law & Order” TV shows, who has been vocal against domestic violence, before giving his speech. read more
Biden: We can do more to stop domestic violence
March 13, 2013 • USA Today
Vice President Joe Biden joined Attorney General Eric Holder and Mariska Hargitay at an event in Maryland Wednesday to highlight the urgent need to reduce domestic violence homicides. (March 13) read more
CC Sabathia, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and other celebrities take part in Bloomberg's 2nd annual 'Charity Day'
October 17, 2013 • New York Business Journal
Dan Orlando
Mariska Hargitay (Joyful Heart Foundation) and other celebrities participate in the Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Event. read more
Check Out Kiernan Shipka In NO MORE’s New Campaign!
September 24, 2013 • Seventeen Magazine
Macey Hall
Mad Men star Kiernan Shipka wants you to say “NO MORE” to domestic violence and sexual assault! read more
Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay – NO MORE PSA Launch at MILK Studios. – Los Angeles, CA
September 27, 2013 • Contact Music
Photo of Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay - NO MORE PSA Launch at MILK Studios. read more
Chris Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Hilary Swank, and Maria Bello Show Their Support at Joyful Heart Foundation’s JoyROCKS in Los Angeles
September 27, 2013 • InStyle
Celebrity Parties! Column
For Mariska Hargitay playing Detective Olivia Benson on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1999 has meant much more than just acting. read more
Creativity in Bloom
March 6, 2103 • MidWeek
Rasa Fournier
Visit the Art Auditorium to be immersed in some lady power with the National Organization for Women’s production of Vagina Monologues March 7, 8 and 15. read more
Debra Messing Fulfills 'Lifetime Dream' by Heading to Broadway
October 16, 2013 • ABC News Radio
Jeanette Torres
Debra Messing discusses new role in upcoming Broadway play, and her participation in the Joyful Heart Foundation's NO MORE Campaign read more
Domestic Violence: The Secret Killer that Costs $8.3 Billion Annually
December 5, 2013 • Forbes
Robert Pearl
A woman comes to the doctor with depression, fatigue and insomnia. A co-worker stays late in the office even when there is not much to do. A sales associate appears tired and distracted. For each of these individuals, domestic violence – physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or psychological abuse against an intimate partner – could be the underlying cause of distress. read more
End our backlog of rape kit processing
November 6, 2013 • Shreveport Times
Sarah Tofte
Every year, thousands of individuals take the courageous step of reporting their rape to the police. read more
Eye on Entertainment
May 10, 2013 • The Washington Post
Lifestyle Blog
Images from the Joyful Heart Foundation's 2013 Joyful Revolution Gala read more
Gift Guide For Women — Stylish Shopping Ideas For The Holidays
November 27, 2013 • Hollywood Life
Theodora & Callum's Black Multi Inca Tie All Scarf benefitting Joyful Heart featured in Hollywood Life's 2013 Holiday Gift Guide. read more
Hilary Swank showcases her trim figure in a plum dress to support Mariska Hargitay at charity event
September 27, 2013 • Daily Mail
Iona Kirby
Hilary Swank attends a charity event hosted by Mariska Hargitay. read more
If We Want To Take Sexual Assault Seriously, We Need To Test Thousands Of Rape Kits First
December 10, 2013 • ThinkProgress
Tara Culp-Ressler
Here in the United States, which came first: A victim-blaming rape culture, or a police force that doesn’t take sexual assault cases seriously? It’s a classic chicken-and-egg situation. There’s no right answer. read more
In Rockville visit, Biden announces new program to curb domestic violence
March 13, 2013 • The Washington Post
Bill Turque
Vice President Biden, in Rockville Wednesday to announce a new initiative to curb domestic violence, got personal as he described the effort to eliminate what he called “a blight on the nation’s conscience.” read more
In Washington, Mariska Hargitay gives serious talk, hangs out with Joe Biden
March 13, 2013 • Washington Examiner
Nikki Schwab
Getting emotional at times, Mariska Hargitay discussed her journey from actress to sexual assault and abuse advocate Wednesday at the National Press Club. read more
Joe Biden, Mariska Hargitay Of 'Law & Order' Take Selfie At Domestic Violence Prevention Event
March 13, 2013 • Huffington Post
Gabrielle Dunkley
The office of Vice President Joe Biden tweeted a photo of Biden posing with "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Mariska Hargitay on Wednesday. read more
Joyful Heart Foundation Gala by Julie Moran
7/11/13 • The Balancing Act
Julie Moran
Emmy-award winning actress Mariska Hargitay stops to talk to Julie Moran on the red carpet at the gala for her Joyful Heart Foundation. Hollywood Watch was there to capture all the star studded support. read more
Julianne Hough Wears Jacob Arabov Jewelry to 2013 Joyful Heart Foundation Gala
May 29, 2013 • Wall Street Journal
The Joyful Heart Foundation Gala 2013 was held on 42nd Street in New York City on Thursday evening, May 9th. The event was sponsored by a number of well-known companies including Pepsi Cola Company, Michael Stars, Verizon Communications, The Art of Grace, and Wolf Films among many others. The founder, Mariska Hargitay, was joined at the event by her husband, Peter Hermann, and a number of celebrities including Danny Pino, Mary J. Blige, Jemima Kirke, Will Chase, Julianne Hough, Christopher Meloni, Uma Thurman, Mary Louise Parker, Glenn Close, and Harry Connick Jr. just to name a few. read more