The Networker newsletter was named in recognition of our Center’s founding, in 1978, by an informal group of women who came together to “network.” Issues of abuse rose to the forefront of concern and involvement, and The Networker began uninterrupted publishing. Members of HCWC who donate $25.00 or more per year, or volunteer or donate in-kind, receive a free mailed [...]
We have a date for Purse Bingo! Purse Bingo 2021 will be on Saturday, October 23rd at the Luling Civic Center. Stay tuned for more information! If you would like to donate a purse or sponsor this event, please email our Community Engagement Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After an extremely trying year, 2021 is full of hope and new beginnings for HCWC, the community we serve, and the world as a whole. We are eternally grateful that our faithful partners continued to support us despite the pandemic, including during our first Virtual Auction last year, where we raised over $95,000 to serve victims of [...]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month. In recognition, HCWC is introducing our month-long Listen Believe Support Campaign. Our goal is to raise a total of $50,000 for services to support members of the community who have experienced violence and abuse. Throughout the month of April, we will be sharing content across all of our social [...]
We hope you are recovering from the Big Storm. Who would have thought we would face temperatures barely above zero with no power or water during a global pandemic? Honestly, it seems surreal – but we know it is real. At HCWC, we know that a crisis can bring both danger and opportunity. The danger of this crisis was apparent, [...]
Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort to raise awareness about the impacts of dating abuse and encourage communities to support teens and young adults in seeking healthy relationships. How will you take action to prevent dating violence?
In order to better connect with all the diverse communities in Hays and Caldwell Counties, HCWC is proud to announce we will be hosting an engaging series called Breaking the Silence in the Black Community, hosted by HCWC Sexual Assault Community Counselor, Jonnie Wilson. This series will seek to engage with the black community to seek input and [...]
HCWC has a podcast! Who says being outspoken has to be a bad thing? Join the HCWC Prevention Education team for our new podcast, “Outspoken”, where we have candid conversations as we navigate current headlines, media, culture, and how they relate to interpersonal violence and abuse. Dive in and discover ways to speak up, speak out and [...]