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Capital Campaign: Hope Needs Space to Grow!

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Finding safe, affordable housing has become increasingly difficult for many in the Treasure Valley, including WCA clients looking to transition out of the shelter with their children. In response to this growing need, last year the WCA Board decided to embark on a Capital Campaign to add a new building at our shelter campus and expand the transitional housing resources available for clients. By increasing the number of rooms available, we will be able to provide safe shelter to those needing extra time to find appropriate housing once they are ready to leave our emergency shelter.

By July of 2015, our Capital Campaign Hope Needs Space to Grow was underway. The plans for the new shelter are simple: eight more transitional housing rooms for families on the ground floor. This will free up the needed short-term emergency shelter rooms at our existing shelter, Serena’s House, and double our capacity to accommodate those who need extra time to secure long-term housing. The addition will aid hundreds of families over the coming years. The second story of the new building will allow for future expansion, enabling the WCA to provide additional shelter rooms and critical on site program services like counseling, case management and financial literacy.

We asked the Boise community to join us in helping to address this need– and the community responded! We are humbled and thrilled to say, we have not just reached our goal of $1.4 million dollars but instead are now approaching the $1.5 million mark.

Achieving this goal has told us something for certain: our community is ready for change. The work of the Women’s and Children’s Alliance is supported by incredible donors, volunteers, and friends like you. With this initial support; we will be able to break ground as soon as it thaws this spring. Our fundraising efforts for Hope Needs Space to Grow will continue into 2016 as we raise funds to Take Hope to the Next Level and work to finish the second story.

To those who have already donated: You are helping provide new beginnings for the people who need it most. We thank you for your generosity and we thank you for becoming part of this legacy to provide safety, healing, and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault.

To find out more about our Capital Campaign or donate to our cause click here.

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EVENTS

Jul 11

2022

WCA Mission Tour

Join us for a 35 minute virtual tour to learn about our mission of safety, healing and freedom through the stories of clients and the impact of our services. The WCA Mission Tour aims to inspire and educate about the complexities and realities of domestic abuse and sexual assault, both here in the Treasure Valley […]

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Jul 28

2022

WCA Mission Tour

Join us for a 35 minute virtual tour to learn about our mission of safety, healing and freedom through the stories of clients and the impact of our services. The WCA Mission Tour aims to inspire and educate about the complexities and realities of domestic abuse and sexual assault, both here in the Treasure Valley […]

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Oct 02

2022

SueB 5k 10k 2022

On October 2, 2022, we celebrate the 13th annual SueB 5k 10k at noon After two years of racing virtually, we invite you to join us IN PERSON to raise awareness about domestic abuse, while memorializing the life of an individual who has brought so many people together. The SueB 5k 10k provides a space […]

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Oct 12

2022

Witches Night Out at the Village

Mark your calendars for Witches Night Out on October 12, 2022 from 5 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 12 we will be celebrating Witches Night Out at The Village at Meridian, hosted by Meridian’s Centercal Properties and its marvelous merchants. Several sponsors help make the evening a resounding success, raising funds for the WCA’ clients’ […]

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Oct 28

2022

Healing Begins with Hope

WCA Healing Begins with Hope Virtual Outreach and Fundraising Event When: October 28, 2022 As the WCA celebrates 112 years of changing lives, we would like to invite our community to mark their calendars and save the date! The event will be an opportunity to learn more about the WCA’s mission of safety, healing and […]

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