Bea’s Superhero Challenge

WCA’s Bea Black will be joined by some of Ada County’s own Superheroes

Denim Day at the Village at Meridian to ride for Live for 175

How many years has your group participated in Live for 175?

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Bea’s Superhero’s at 2017 Live for 175

This group of superheroes comes together often, many times daily in the fight against domestic abuse, sexual assault, sexual abuse and child abuse, but this is the first year we are coming together for Live for 175. “Bea’s Superheroes” as I call them or the WCA’s own “Justice League” formed several years ago to put on a softball tournament to raise awareness while benefitting the WCA, and we thought that Live for 175 on Denim Day was a perfect extension for the cause – to raise awareness about child abuse. This is something these heroes face every single day. They face the danger, they see the tragedy and they see the survival and the strength of the human spirit [Read more...]

2017 TWIN Honorees

April 3, 2017

For Immediate Release

WCA HONORS 51 WOMEN AT ANNUAL TRIBUTE TO WOMEN AND INDUSTRY AWARDS LUNCHEON

Gold TWINBoise, ID – The Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) will honor 51 women at its 24th Annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Luncheon at noon on Tuesday, April 4, at the Boise Centre.

“These are women who have made outstanding contributions to the Treasure Valley business community,” WCA Executive Director Bea Black said. “It is a great honor to be called a TWIN, and we’re so grateful to be able to recognize 51 new TWINs in this special year.” [Read more...]

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...]