Pony Palooza Brings Awareness to Interpersonal Violence


Members of the UNCP Wrestling team celebrating victory in an inflatable pony race held on the UC Lawn. All proceeds from the event will be donated to help combat interpersonal violence. Image on the lower right of the Rape Crisis Center tabeling at Pony Palooza. PN Photos/Andrew Thrift

Members from the Rape Crisis Center of Robeson County.

By Andrew Thrift, Copy Chief; Alana Peterson, Graphic Artist

Hosted by Student Health Services, Campus Engagement and Leadership, Housing & Residence Life, Counseling and Psychological Services, Campus Recreation and Police and Public Safety brought back after two years, Pony Palooza.

Pony Palooza raises money to help fight interpersonal violence with racing inflatable horses. The event featured games, free food, music and local resources to make students aware of their options when reporting interpersonal violence.

The event is hosted each year during the month of April, which is sexual assualt awareness month.

Rape Crisis Center 24 hour crisis line (910) 739-6278

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