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Have you ever thought about what the term “financial freedom” means to you?  Does it mean having a certain dollar amount in your savings account?  Maybe it means being able to buy what you want when you find something you like?  Or maybe it means being able to make it from one paycheck to the other without having to decide which bill to put off for yet one more month.  For some of our clients financial freedom starts when they begin to understand how they can take charge of their own finances.  Many have not been allowed to have their own money, or money has been used to control them – who they see and what they are allowed to buy.  Their freedom can start as simply as gaining a basic understanding of how to prepare a budget, learning how to make the best use of the resources available to them and how to get out from under a terrible credit score developed through no fault of their own.  Our Financial Literacy Education classes provide our clients with the tools to develop a sense of financial freedom.  It does not mean they can afford to buy anything they want whenever they want it – but it does mean they begin to understand how they can work with whatever amount they have access to and begin to control this asset so that it works with them and not against them. When it comes down to it, it is not so much a matter of how much a person has, but how each person uses what they have, to determine whether they reach “financial freedom”.  It is the control of spending habits that will make the difference and our Financial Literacy Educators do a wonderful job helping our clients on their path to financial freedom.

Find more information about our Financial Literacy Program here.

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EVENTS

Jul 11

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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Jul 28

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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