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July 11, 2019

PennyWise Wins Readers’ Choice Award!

Congratulations to our PennyWise Resale Stores for winning the 2019 Fort Bend Star’s Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Resale Shop and Best Children’s Clothing Store! Special thanks to all who voted and to our loyal customers and donors for your continued support. All donations received are either given to clients who have a need … Read More »

July 10, 2019

Together, We Can Measure Up for Kids

  When children of domestic violence and sexual assault come to us, they are often scared, confused and uncertain about their life and what’s next. It wasn’t just their parent experiencing the life-altering abuse. Whether they were just a bystander or a direct recipient of the acts of violence, they have been affected by it. … Read More »

June 18, 2019

Elizabeth Smart to Speak at Healing & Hope Luncheon

Child survivor, advocate and author Elizabeth Smart will be the guest speaker at the 4th Annual Fort Bend Women’s Center’s Healing and Hope Luncheon at the Sugar Land Marriott Time Square in Sugar Land on October 17, 2019. At age 14, Smart was taken from her bed in the middle of the night and was … Read More »

May 23, 2019

“I Have A Dream” – Written by Courageous Survivors

The staff at our Emergency Shelter have started a writing activity with the adult and child residents. The groups are gathered at separate times and are given a writing prompt, where they may create their own publications on that topic and share them with the community right here! This is a great way for our … Read More »

April 18, 2019

Could You Be Victim Blaming?

Have you ever had a close friend, family member, or coworker disclose to you that they were sexually assaulted or an abusive relationship?  If so, how did you react?  What did you say? Have you ever said any of the following phrases? “I can’t believe you still love him!” “What did you say before he … Read More »