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Dec 04 2018

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 »

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 »

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 »

Many people still tend to think of domestic violence as physical abuse, but there are other forms of abuse – psychological, emotional, spiritual and financial. In fact, almost every victim of domestic violence experiences some form of financial abuse, and its impact can be long lasting. What is financial abuse? Domestic violence is ultimately about … Read More »