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Taking Flight January 2022

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)
Taking Flight – January 2022
 

January Newsletter:
A Fresh Start

 

 

 

 

The BeaLine (YouTube video)

Bea Black, CEO

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. In this episode of the BeaLine, Bea talks about Idaho legislation regarding stalking and the role that the WCA’s Court Advocates play. If you or someone you know needs help, please call our 24-hour hotline at 208.343.7025.

 

 

 

Newsletters

Outreach Volunteers, Volunteers, Ambassadors and Corporate Pillars click below to see your monthly newsletter!

                

 

 

 

Stalking Awareness Month

According to research done by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), one in six women and one in 17 men have experienced some form of stalking in their lifetime. Idaho has recently changed its laws relating to stalking. Learn more about how this affects our work at the WCA.
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Back at the Courthouse

Rachel Abell, Court Advocate Coordinator

Being back at the courthouse has been extremely beneficial for us as advocates and the clients that we serve. We are able to better explain the reasoning behind court decisions, which helps our clients make more informed decisions about what steps they will take next. It truly allows us to do our jobs and advocate for people.
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The Prevention Perspective

This January, the Prevention team challenges you to set intentions that promote meaningful connections. Practice active listening with your partner or have conversations with friends about where you see opportunities for civic action in your community. Learn more about intention-building in this month’s Prevention Perspective.

 

 

 

The Philanthropy Files

2021 was certainly a year to remember for the WCA Philanthropy team! Even though it was challenging to host in-person events during this global health crisis, we were still able to achieve so much with your support. Read more about this past year of philanthropy.

 

 

 

Supporting our Clients

Our deepest gratitude to all the individuals, families and organizations involved with this past season of giving! The Giving Tree, the Holiday Sponsorship program and many other donation drives have provided immeasurable comfort and joy to the WCA and our clients. We thank you. » Read More

 

 

 

Corporate Pillar Spotlight: Blue Cross of Idaho

“Our board of directors is incredibly passionate about serving Idahoans. The WCA is a testament to how we can support our community and do the right thing to support all of our neighbors.”
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Our thanks to these other Corporate Pillars

  

Visit Corporate Pillar’s Corner

 

 

 

Shareable Content

Outreach Resources Toolkit

Prevention Resources Toolkit

What is Cyberstalking?

National Stalking Awareness Month Action Guide 2022

White House Proclamation on National Stalking Awareness Month 2022

Listen to our podcasts, The Prevention Perspective and What Compassion Accomplishes!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Register for our virtual presentations!

Talk To Your Teen
February 3: noon-1 p.m.
March 3: noon-1 p.m.

Break The Cycle
February 9: noon-1 p.m.
March 9: noon-1 p.m.

Never Your Fault
January 19: noon-1 p.m.
February 16: noon-1 p.m.

 

Virtual WCA Mission Tour
January 27: 11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Lunch and Learn 
Learn more about the WCA and the clients we serve in this virtual info session!
January 21: noon-12:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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 pm

 

 

 

 

Please contact volunteer@wcaboise.org or call 208.343.3688 ext. 241 to schedule any large drop offs.

 

 

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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