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STINKER STORES KICK-OFF PIECE OF HOPE CAMPAIGN

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April 9, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY

STINKER STORES KICK-OFF PIECE OF HOPE FUNDRAISING AND AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

Helping children in our community access services they need to heal from domestic violence and sexual abuse

Boise, ID – The Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) is proud to announce the “Piece of Hope” fundraising and awareness campaign will take place April 12 – May 1, 2021, at all Stinker locations in Idaho. This is the fourth collaboration between Stinker Stores and six domestic violence victim service providers.

Once again this year, customers at all Stinker locations will have the opportunity to donate and/or receive information about organizations in their communities that provide free access to services and programming for children impacted by domestic violence and/or sexual abuse.

Six community organizations are benefitting:

  • YWCA – Lewiston, Idaho
  • Advocates Against Family Violence – Caldwell
  • Rose Advocates – Weiser, Payette, Emmett, McCall, Council, Cascade
  • Women’s and Children’s Alliance – Boise
  • The Advocates – Hailey
  • Family Services Alliance – Pocatello, Lava Hot Springs, Downey, Soda Springs and American Falls

WHAT:     Piece of Hope Campaign Kick-Off

WHO:        Charley Jones, Owner of Stinker Stores

Stinker Leadership Team Members

Kim Deugan, Executive Director, Advocates Against Family Violence

Dolores Larsen, Executive Director, ROSE Advocates

Laura Honn, Philanthropy Manager, Women’s and Children’s Alliance          

WHEN:       Monday, April 1, 2019, Noon (12 p.m.)

 WHERE:    Stinker Stores #82 (3319 Garrity Blvd, Nampa, ID 83687

About the WCA

The Women’s & Children’s Alliance provides safety, healing and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault. The WCA operates secure shelters and provides professional counseling, legal advocacy, crisis services and case management to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. For more information, visit www.wcaboise.org.

About Stinker

Idaho grown, Stinker was founded in 1936 by Farris Lind and is currently owned and operated by Charley and Nancy Jones. Stinker continues to grow, operating convenience stores and truck stops throughout Idaho, Colorado, & Wyoming. Employing over 900 people, Stinker constantly looks to add motivated and talented individuals to help grow our Stinker Family and to better serve our customers.

 

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EVENTS

May 19

2021

Virtual Break The Cycle Educational Presentation

An Informational session over ZOOM about domestic abuse, warning signs, barriers to leaving, resources and information about supporting others.

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May 19

2021

Virtual Break The Cycle Educational Presentation

An Informational session over ZOOM about domestic abuse, warning signs, barriers to leaving, resources and information about supporting others.  

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May 26

2021

Virtual Never Your Fault Educational Presentation

An Informational session over ZOOM about sexual violence, assault, harassment and consent, so we can all thrive in a safe and healthy community.

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May 26

2021

Virtual Never Your Fault Educational Presentation

An Informational session over ZOOM about sexual violence, assault, harassment and consent, so we can all thrive in a safe and healthy community.

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May 28

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: May 28, 11:30 […]

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Jun 08

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: June 8, 12-12:30 […]

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Jul 13

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: July 13, 12-12:30 […]

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Oct 01

2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) – which provides an opportunity to educate and engage our community and help people learn more about domestic abuse and how as individuals and as a community we can work to break the cycle of abuse. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 4 […]

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