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January 9, 2019

She Who Is Bold

Living with domestic violence and sexual assault robs children of so many things – self-worth, a sense of security, the ability to form new friendships and hope for the future. Our Child Mentors play a critical role in helping the children in our Emergency Shelter to rebuild their lives after abuse. At the end of … Read More »

December 4, 2018

And then, KaBoom!

Shelter Playground Build   Granted by KaBoom and Rebuild Texas Fund   Bright light, fun and laughter on Design Day, 3pm October 25, 2018 at Fort Bend Women’s Center Shelter. Staff and volunteers entered the Shelter’s Rainforest Room with anticipation of the playground designers. The smaller children arrived at 3:15pm and the older kids arrived … Read More »

November 27, 2018

Not Just an Art Project

What do you see when you look at the drawing above? Just a simple doodle from a child about Christmas? Well I’ll tell you what I see, or saw – amazing kids eager to thank the friends of Fort Bend Women’s Center by drawing a special picture to be mailed out to people who support … Read More »

October 16, 2018

Why is domestic violence a man’s issue?

Last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming actor, athlete, activist and author, Victor Rivas Rivers, to our Healing & Hope Luncheon. Staff and guests heard his inspiring story about escaping a war zone of domestic violence in his childhood home and becoming not only a successful Hollywood actor but also a renowned advocate for … Read More »