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Taking Flight November 2021

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Taking Flight – November 2021

November Newsletter:
What Does Kindness Look Like to You?


The BeaLine (YouTube video)

Bea Black, CEO

November is National Gratitude Month. In this episode, Bea shares what she is thankful for and the generosity of some of the WCA’s youngest donors. 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!

                                
                                          

What Does Kindness Look Like to You?


November 13 is World Kindness Day, an international holiday formed in 1998 as part of the World Kindness Movement. Check out what we heard around the WCA about “what kindness looks like.”
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The Prevention Perspective


Much of the curriculum in the Prevention Program is focused on healthy relationships: their components, how to nurture them, and how we can use them in our daily life. Shannon discusses how kindness is a significant part of healthy interpersonal relationships. » Read More

Communications Interns Reflect on Kindness

Grace, Alli and Arika share why they value kindness and why it is important in the work they do at the WCA. » Read More

The Philanthropy Files


As we move into the holiday season, we have lots of opportunities to get involved and support the WCA. Learn more about our Holiday Sponsorship program, Giving Tree program, Giving Tuesday and the Avenues for Hope campaign. 

The SueB 5k 10k, an Event Driven by Kindness

The SueB 5k 10k was a success this year because of our community’s overwhelming kindness and support. Read more about what makes this event so impactful.
» Read More

Clothesline Project 2021 Recap

It was amazing to see Clothesline displays in locations across the Treasure Valley, like this one in the Ada County Courthouse, especially after the pandemic prevented us from doing so last year. 
» Read More

Corporate Pillar Spotlight: Fancy Pants

   
Fancy Pants is a designer clothing boutique located in the heart of downtown Boise at 9th and Idaho Street. Learn more about their amazing support of our clients at the WCA. » Read More

Our thanks to these other Corporate Pillars
  

Shareable Content

Annual Report Flip Book

Annual Report PDF

Book of Gifts Flip Book

Book of Gifts PDF

Poster Print-outs Available 

Another way we reach vulnerable people is through posters that can be displayed in public bathrooms. We recently heard from Albertson’s corporate offices that they have these posters displayed in their women’s and men’s restrooms to reach people who may need our services.

Click here for a link to print posters if you know of somewhere that could benefit!

Listen to The Prevention Perspective Podcast and The What Compassion Accomplishes Podcast!

Upcoming Events

Live at Lunch!
When:
 Every Monday at Noon
Where: WCA Facebook (Live)

Virtual Talk To Your Teen Presentations
December 2: 6-7 p.m.

Virtual Break The Cycle Presentations
December 8: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Virtual Never Your Fault Presentations
December 15: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
 

Virtual “If These Walls Could Talk” Tour
November 18: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Giving Tree Program
Begins November 26

Giving Tuesday
November 30

Holiday Sponsorship Program

Avenues for Hope Campaign
December 9-31

 

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 click here to view our Wish List. 

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

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