NAGEL FOUNDATION GRANT

WCA’s Diana Burrell and Bev La Chance accept a check from Nagel Foundation’s Curt Goldgrabe.

WCA’s Diana Burrell and Bev La Chance accept a check from Nagel Foundation’s Curt Goldgrabe.

February 2, 2017

For Immediate Release

NAGEL FOUNDATION FUNDS SHELTER AND SERVICES FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS

Boise, ID – The Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) has been awarded a grant for $38,000 from the John F. Nagel Foundation to support emergency shelter and program services for women and children fleeing domestic and/or sexual violence.

The grant for $38,000 will be used to provide comprehensive services for 18 women and children through the WCA’s 120-day residential shelter program. In addition to safe, secure shelter – this program also includes access to the WCA’s counseling, court advocacy, case management, life skills, financial literacy and child care programs. [Read more...]

New Board Members

December 16, 2016

WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Boise, ID – The Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its board of directors, as well as recognizing its newly elected officers.

Joining the board are Dr. Don Coberly, Elizabeth Gough, Ned Pontious and Dave Self. “We are delighted to welcome our newest board members and look forward to the addition of their talent, expertise and energy as we work to foster a community where individuals thrive in safe, healthy relationships,” said Bea Black, Executive Director. [Read more...]

Allstate Foundation

November 30, 2016

GRANT SUPPORTS FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION FOR
DOMESTIC & SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS

Allstate Foundation awards Women’s and Children’s Alliance $10,000 grant to support the Treasure Valley Economic Action Program

Allstate Foundation WCA TVEAP Check Presentation 2016

WCA Board Members and Staff hold a $10,000 check from the Allstate Foundation. Photo by Chris Davis.

Boise, ID – The Allstate Foundation has awarded the Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) a grant for $10,000 to support the Treasure Valley Economic Action Program (TVEAP) that provides financial literacy education.

The WCA is the lead agency for 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. The Financial Literacy Educator generally provides the classes on-site at the participating agency. More than 1,240 women have participated in the classes and 1,071 have graduated. [Read more...]