“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Donations to HCWC help individuals and families to get safe and heal from abuse and violence. Donate Now.
Ways to Donate
Monetary donations to HCWC help individuals and families to get safe and heal from abuse and violence. Click Here to help us fulfill our mission.
A popular way to support HCWC is by hosting a fundraiser event on our behalf. To register your event or ask questions, phone Holly Cunningham-Kizer, Director of Community Partnerships at (512) 396-3404.
Donations other than cash and food are accepted by appointment. Before bringing donations to HCWC, please call the Donations Coordinator during business hours at (512) 396-3404, ext 270. Click Here for a current list of needs.
Arranging for a planned gift or estate gift is the very best way to ensure you’re able to support the cause of your choice AND minimize the tax burden for you and your descendants. If you’d like additional information, call Holly Cunningham-Kizer, Director of Community Partnerships at (512) 396-3404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are striving to build hope with our capital campaign. To learn more and donate, visit HCWC.org/Housing. Significant naming opportunities exist for the new project. To learn about these opportunities, phone Melissa Rodriguez, Executive Director, at (512) 396-3404.
Educating and Inspiring the Community
HCWC offers community education and informational presentations on issues related to family violence, dating violence, sexual assault, child abuse, HCWC services, ways to get involved and more.
Set Up a Presentation
Presentations can be tailored to your needs. We travel throughout Hays and Caldwell Counties to promote awareness and prevention education. Learn More
Volunteers are essential to the work of the HCWC and fill a number of essential roles. We welcome compassionate, caring individuals and groups who want to make a difference in the struggle against family violence dating violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Because of our sensitivity to client safety and confidentiality, volunteering at HCWC begins with an application and interview with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Direct-service volunteers provide support for HCWC by working with our clients or their children. Direct-service volunteer roles require participation in our 40-hour Volunteer Advocate Training. Learn More.
Non-direct service volunteers provide support to HCWC and our clients with activities like office work, landscaping, group activities and more. Learn More.
We welcome the involvement of community members offering their professional skills and services to the agency and its clients. Learn More.
We’re looking for exceptional students with a desire to work with survivors of violence, assault, and abuse. Internships at HCWC provide the participant with extensive training, skilled supervision, and a relevant and challenging learning experience. We offer the following types of internships:
- Social Work
- Prevention Education
You can get involved and take a stand against family violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Your clout as a citizen, taxpayer, and voter means that politicians and decision makers are interested in hearing about your position on these key issues. To find out who your representatives are, click here and enter your zip code.
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In case of emergency, call 911. If you’re being abused or have questions about your relationship and you need help, call our hotline (512)-396-HELP. It’s free and confidential.