Thank you to Mayor Stear and the City of Kuna

KunaMayor Stear encouraged Kuna businesses to display shoe cards at their establishments to spread awareness about domestic abuse and Women’s and Children’s Alliance services. We greatly appreciate him taking the initiative to help spread these resources!

The Compassion Project

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Social Media and Self-Care: Creating Healthy Boundaries

Written by Emily Fascilla, WCA Philanthropy Specialist

One of the best ways we can maximize our compassion for others is by taking care of ourselves. Boundaries are a crucial component of self-care and this month we are starting with a topic that generations before us did not have to worry about: boundaries with technology.

Excellent self-care can be a challenge, especially in these highly technological times. Oftentimes social media is beneficial, something that connects, informs, and helps us. However social media also has the tendency to lend itself to unproductive multi-tasking, a constant inundation of negative or useless information, and increased feelings of external judgment or comparison.

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Corporate Pillars Spotlight: Saint Alphonsus

Here at the WCA, we are so grateful for all of our amazing Corporate Pillars. Our work relies upon community support and having so many local businesses and organizations choose to join us on the road to providing safety, healing and freedom is awe-inspiring.

One Corporate Pillar that amazes us is Saint Alphonsus Health System. Josh Schlaich, Public Relations, Digital Communications Manager with Saint Alphonsus, had this to say about the WCA’s partnership with the hospital:

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