Help Make The First Day Back A Great One

Back to school is a momentous time for all children and should be a fond memory. We all have the first day of school picture all dressed in a new outfit, hair perfectly in place, standing with our siblings and backpacks ready.  WRC provides services to over 150 children from homes with domestic violence . . . → Read More: Help Make The First Day Back A Great One

WRC is part of the Purple Purse FLASH Fundraiser

One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Individuals can make a difference by donating to WRC during the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Flash Fundraiser which will take place from April 17 – 24. The activity is a friendly fundraising competition among nonprofit organizations around the country with $50,000 in prize . . . → Read More: WRC is part of the Purple Purse FLASH Fundraiser

Your Voice Has Power

Sexual Assault Awareness

Teen Talk

Volunteer Training

WRC will begin our volunteer training in May .  This training is for those who have wanted to provide help to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in a meaningful way.  The classes will take you through Domestic Violence 101, Crisis Intervention, Animal Abuse, Child Abuse, and more.  When you have completed . . . → Read More: Volunteer Training

How does the Purple Purse Challenge work and how can you help WRC win?

The Purple Purse Challenge is a fundraising competition put together by the AllState Foundation.  It is an opportunity for domestic violence organizations all over the United States to spread awareness of financial abuse, receive donations, and additional cash prizes all at once.  This year will feature Serena Williams as the Purple . . . → Read More: How does the Purple Purse Challenge work and how can you help WRC win?

I Believe You

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and part of the campaign’s focus is to change the culture.  Rape Culture is defined as a society or environment whose prevailing social attitudes have the effect of normalizing or trivializing sexual assault.  Some examples that are associated with rape culture are victim blaming, sexual . . . → Read More: I Believe You

Small Victory in the Battle to Save DV Funding

This past Saturday Representative Darrell Issa held two town hall meetings. In the morning town hall when he was asked about the whispering of a budget that would cut funding to the Office of Violence Against Women he promised to keep that from happening. Representative Issa said he will continue to work hard . . . → Read More: Small Victory in the Battle to Save DV Funding

A Call To Action

On Wednesday March 8th WRC is asking that you join us in our action of support to A Day Without Women.  It falls on International Women’s Day  a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender . . . → Read More: A Call To Action