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24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

Corporate Pillar’s Corner July 2021

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

Monthly Newsletter for WCA Corporate Supporters

Update from Lisa Uhlmann, Corporate Program Manager

Greetings!

We hope you are able to stay cool in this exceptionally hot weather. We are busy gathering backpacks, supplies, clothes, and other much-needed items for our school-aged clients who will be starting a new school year next month. Last week the rock star Mini Joys, a wonderful nonprofit with mini horses created by a fabulous 2019 Forever TWIN, Laurie Bell, paid a visit to the children and women at the shelter campus. Two adorable celebrity mini horses, Wrangler and Sophie, visited the shelter campus and received some TLC including brushing and lots of hugs from the children.

We are also in the midst of registering individuals and teams for the 12th Annual Virtual SueB 5k/10k race that will run from Sunday, October 3 to Saturday, October 9. For more information please visit the online sign registration link. 

We would love to have you join us that week to honor the memory of Susan “SueB’ Newby to promote healthy relationships while raising important funds for the WCA’s Endowment Fund.

Thank you so much for being there for our clients. We absolutely couldn’t provide essential and potentially life-saving services without your support. Please let me know if you need additional information about the WCA’s work, our in-person and virtual tours, and/or our current needs.

Wishing you a very relaxing July.

With utmost gratitude,

Lisa

 

Corporate Pillar Spotlight: Keller Williams Realty Boise

Shout out to this month’s  Corporate Pillar spotlight  Keller Williams Realty Boise. Over 777 real estate agents work for Keller Williams Realty Boise and many support the WCA’s efforts to help our shelter children and women with their daily needs and also help fund our important work in the community. More . . .

Want to get involved?

We need gift cards. Check out this blog post about What a Gift Card Can Do

Digital or physical card…. gift cards to be used in shelter campus Incentive Basket and for general shelter clients’ needs. The request includes cards from such places as: Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Target, Walmart, coffee shops, restaurants, hair and nail salons, activities, automotive/oil change/tuning businesses, activities such as Wahooz/Roaring Springs, Aquarium of Boise, Discovery Center. Contact Lisa at luhlmann@wcaboise.org with questions. 

Make it a Team Event and Host a gift card donation drive!

We appreciate your ongoing support!

 

Would you like brochures, shoe cards or bathroom posters to display in your office?
Contact WCA’s outreach team today.

 

Supporting Our Clients: Fancy Pants 
Thank you to longtime Corporate Pillar, Fancy Pants, for donating boxes of amazing new jeans for our clients. The jeans will be made available through our Survivors’ R Us store at our shelter campus. We are so grateful for this generous and unique support. Having fancy and lovely new things to wear is both a comfort and an unexpected gift.
Wish List:  Donations are being accepted both via our Amazon Wish List and at our 720 W Washington location at our 8th Street entrance (please ring the doorbell at top of ramp) at the following times:
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from Noon – 4 p.m.
Upcoming Educational Events

Virtual Never Your Fault Presentations
July 14, 2021
Noon – 1 p.m.

Sign up online here.

Virtual Talk to Your Teen Presentation
August 5, 2021
6 – 7 p.m.

Virtual Break The Cycle Presentation
August 11, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Sign up online here.

Virtual Never Your Fault Presentation
August 18, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.​

Sign up online here.

Virtual Talk to Your Teen Presentation
September 2, 2021
Noon – 1 p.m.

Sign up online here.

Request a presentation at your business, contact WCA’s outreach team today.

Would you like to host a narrated slide presentation or watch a video on your own time?

Check out our Digital Toolkits

Outreach Resources Toolkit
(domestic abuse, sexual assault, impact of domestic abuse in the workplace and more)

Prevention Resources Toolkit
(Break the Cycle, Talk to Your Teens and more

Marketing Materials Page

Corporate Pillars and Business Partners

Tribute to Women and Industry

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EVENTS

Aug 25

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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