December 2012       

End of Year Front Panel     
Celebrating the Kindness of Our Community

Best Wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season


As you celebrate with your loved ones, please consider a gift  to The Women's Center, and know that your act of kindness will change a life.

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        Save The Date!


The 17th annual Victory Over Violence Walk/Run is April 13, 2013 at the Trinity Park Duck Pond. 


Last year, over 3,600 walkers and runners participated to raise money and awareness for our anti-violence programs. 


There are several ways to be involved:


*  Become a sponsor.  Sponsor packets available here.

*  Start telling your friends and family you want to have a team. 

*  Plan to volunteer at the event.


Registration and volunteer sign-up will be open in January.

Holiday Thank You  
Thanks to you,
our families will have Christmas this year!
Many of you became sponsors of our clients this year to ensure the children have gifts during the holidays. THANK YOU!  If you would still like to donate, we can always use gift cards: Target, bookstores, movie theaters, gas cards or restaurants are always needed for clients or to thank our many volunteers. Contact our volunteer department:

 Upcoming Events

December-Greatest Gift  

Catalog Ever 


Sat Jan 26-Volunteer Orientation 

Sun Feb 24-AXO Fashion Show 

Sat Apr 13-Victory Over Violence  


Helpline Is Lifeline

During the Holidays 


How many times do we hear someone say: "The holidays are just so stressful!"  For some people, coping with holiday stress is a conscious effort, always being mindful to take a deep breath and understand that everyone else is also stressed.  


But for some people, especially those already in crisis, the holidays can be a major source of instability and uncertainty.  The Women's Center's Information and Referral Helpline is 

the first call many people make ...

Read more. 


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to overcome violence, crisis and poverty