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CP Spotlight: Damsel in Defense

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

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Damsel in Defense is honored to partner with the WCA and be recognized as a Freedom level Corporate Pillar to this organization. Our mission is to equip, empower, and educate women to protect themselves and their families, and the WCA’s focus on impacting the area of domestic abuse and sexual assault aligns perfectly with this mission.

Damsel joined the WCA in our vision of a community where individuals thrive in safe, healthy relationships in 2012. In that time, they have contributed over $60,000 in funding and many important in-kind items for our clients. In the last seven fiscal years, the WCA has provided 71,065 safe bed nights for women and children, 19,165 counseling sessions and answered 19,165 calls to our 24-hour domestic violence and sexual assault hotlines.

“The support from organizations like Damsel in Defense enable the WCA to provide counseling, court advocacy assistance, childcare, life skills training, financial education and other life-saving services. We are so grateful to them for their tremendous generosity and compassion for our clients,” said Lisa Uhlmann, WCA’s Corporate Pillar Manager. “We could not do what we do without the generous support of our community.”

Why support the WCA?

“Because our favorite partners are those who stand in the gap for others.”

Mindy Lin, Founder & President, Damsel in Defense

Our success as a company has not only allowed us to invest in the work of the WCA, but to create the Damsel House Project; a long-term initiative to fund homes that are rescuing children out of sex trafficking in countries across the world. A key milestone in the timeline of this project was in March of 2019 when we were able to take a team of our top leaders to Cambodia to visit the first of our two homes. This trip was pivotal in illustrating that our Independent Damsel Pros are not only arming others and experiencing financial freedom, but also offering empowerment and healing to those affected by assault both domestically and abroad.

Our goal is to create an army of like-minded Damsel Pros, focused on providing healing to the hurt and hope to the hopeless. One by one, we are changing the statistics around rape and abuse and giving back to many amazing partner organizations that are making a difference in the lives of those who have been assaulted.

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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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