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Staff Spotlight: Sara Spitler

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We have some amazing staff here at the WCA and we would like to take a moment and feature just one of them! 

What is your full name?
Sara Spitler

What is your job title at the WCA? 

Client Advocate

What do you do in your job at the WCA?
I work at Serena’s House and am there for whatever the residents need. I also answer the Crisis Hotline.

How long have you been with the WCA?
Almost 6 months

Where did you work prior to joining the WCA team?
I was a stay-at–home mom for about a year and a half and taught group fitness classes. Prior to that I worked as an RN in New Mexico.

What do you find most rewarding about your work at the WCA?
Bringing positivity, light, and hope to women and children who haven’t seen a lot of that in their pasts.

How have you changed or grown as a person through your work here?
I think I am more grateful for everything in my life.

Is there a memorable moment or story that you’d like to share that you have experienced at the WCA?
I do dance fitness with the residents at the shelter on Saturday evenings.  There was one particular evening when a lot of the kids were participating and it was just so fun and heartwarming to see them all laughing and dancing together.

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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 05

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 10

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 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 14

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 20

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 28

2022

Healing Begins with Hope

WCA Healing Begins with Hope Virtual Outreach and Fundraising Event When: October 28, 2022 How: Register here for either a 12noon or 7 p.m. virtual viewing time As the WCA celebrates 113 years of changing lives, we would like to invite our community to mark their calendars and save the date for Healing Begins with […]

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