Allstate Grant

Allstate Grant 10.2017

WCA’s Bev La Chance and Debora DeSousa celebrate receipt of the $10,000 grant award for financial education from the Allstate Foundation

October 25, 2017

For Immediate Release

GRANT SUPPORTS FINANCIAL EDUCATION FOR DOMESTIC & SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS

Allstate Foundation Awards Women’s and Children’s Alliance $10,000

Boise, ID – The Allstate Foundation has awarded the Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) a grant for $10,000 to support financial literacy education.

The WCA is the lead agency for Treasure Valley Economic Action Program (TVEAP), which began in 2010 as a collaborative effort of six valley agencies. The financial literacy curriculum is evidence-based, specifically developed to empower women to achieve economic self-sufficiency through personal financial and money management education, thus assisting women to move toward greater economic and personal autonomy and to move away from abuser dependency. [Read more...]

DVAM Press Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 26, 2017

OCTOBER: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Raising Awareness about the Prevalence of Domestic Violence in our Community

Boise, Idaho – The Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA), Ada County Commissioners and Mayors of Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Meridian, Kuna and Star will officially declare October “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” (DVAM) Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The joint press conference will be held at 10 a.m. at the Ada County Paramedics headquarters in Boise, to stand together in solidarity with those impacted by domestic abuse.

Hadley Mayes, Ada County Paramedics Public Information Officer and domestic violence survivor said Ada County Paramedics typically respond to at least one battery call every day.
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HOPELINE® From Verizon Grant

September 21, 2017

For Immediate Release

HOPELINE® FROM VERIZON DONATION HELPS WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S ALLIANCE AID SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE 

Funds to Provide Financial Literacy Education

Verizon-HOPELINE logo

Boise, Idaho – The Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA), a nonprofit agency serving those whose lives have been touched by the national epidemic of domestic violence, recently received a HopeLine from Verizon grant of $10,000 to expand its work.

“This donation from Verizon Wireless will help us reach out to those who need our services in the community,” said Bev La Chance, WCA Deputy Director.

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