News You Might Have Missed October – November 2013

Posted November 15, 2013National Philanthropy Day image

Today is National Philanthropy Day…and we thank all donors for your support. All gifts, large and small, to organizations like The Women’s Center, improve the quality of life for people in our community. Read the complete blog:http://www.womenscentertc.org/general/national-philanthropy-day-2/


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Posted November 14, 2013

We just had a record month…over 15,000 children learned to reduce their risk of sexual abuse in October with Play it Safe! Our trainers were BUSY going to various schools teaching children they have the right to say NO, and always tell a trusted adult. Want to learn more? See excerpts from some of the movies that teach children how to reduce their risk.  http://www.playitsafe.org/products/elementary-school/


Posted November 11, 2013veterans_day_2007_poster1a

We honor our Veterans today… and we know that death is not the only hazard of war. If you know a veteran looking for a job, or needs help emotionally, have them call The Women’s Center.
http://www.womenscentertc.org/general/today-we-honor-our-veterans/


La Maison - Woman's ClubPosted November 8, 2013

La Maison at The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth made a generous donation to The Women’s Center with a gift card from The Greatest Gift Catalog Ever. A huge THANK YOU for your gift!


 Posted November 7, 2013Hope with Snoopy

Whether you are a survivor of violence, or you are in crisis, or you need help finding a job, The Women’s Center is here for you – giving hope when you need it most. Thanks Snoopy


 New Image 4 (2)Posted November 6, 2013

If your company or family are thinking of ways to give back to the community during the holidays, consider becoming part of The Women’s Center’s Holiday program. You can adopt a family and buy presents for the kids, or volunteer to wrap Christmas presents for a couple of hours.  More info here.


Posted November 4, 2013 FOS_Blog

Tuesday, Nov 12 from 2-7pm, Central Market invites the community to their annual FEAST OF SHARING, with free turkey dinner, Kid’s Zone, live entertainment, and more. The Women’s Center will be there, too. It’s at Will Rogers in the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall in Fort Worth.  Details here.  


Posted November 1, 2013

Wortham Insurance held a fabulous Halloween luncheon for their employees yesterday as part of their United Way of Tarrant County campaign. The Women’s Center was there to speak about the impact their donations make to the community. Wortham has been a sponsor of several Women’s Center events for years. They are great partners.


 Posted October 31, 2013Jobs Now for Sid Richardson

Jobs NOW! is being presented at Tarrant County College South campus with great results. Read more.


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Posted October 30, 2013

Our Play It Safe! child sexual abuse prevention program was presented to over 10,200 children in September – ONE CLASSROOM AT A TIME… and we have been constantly booked in October, with November filling up fast. This proven program helps children, Pre-K thru high school, reduce their risk of being abused. And there is no charge for the presentation. Call us to learn more: 817-927-4039 www.playitsafe.org


 Posted October 24, 2013Laura Women of Influence 1

Laura Hilgart, President-CEO of The Women’s Center, was honored last night as one of the 2013 Texas Women of Influence by the Fort Worth Business Press. Two of our board members were also honored: Sue Harvison and Becky Renfro-Borbolla.


Posted October 23, 2013

We need back-up Crisis Interventionists to provide support, crisis intervention and information/referrals to survivors of sexual assault/abuse and other victims of crime. Interested: call 817-927-4039.  Learn more here.


 BJL_9671 (2)Posted October 22, 2013

Thank you to our donors and volunteers for a Monstrously successful Monster Mash, benefiting The Women’s Center.  See all the photos here.


 Posted October 18, 2013CommServiceLaura1 cropped copy

We are so proud of our CEO/President Laura Hilgart, who is featured in this month’s 360 West, telling the story of The Women’s Center and her passion to help women and families.  See the story here. 


 Posted October 17, 2013United Way XTO Fair

Talking to all the folks at XTO today, during their United Way campaign. They have been fabulous partners over the years.

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