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 »
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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 »
FORT BEND WOMEN’S CENTER – Purple Purse Challenge 2018 on CrowdRise Just click on the image above to go directly to our Purple Purse Challenge website and donate. For more information on Purple Purse, check out our Purple Purse blog or follow us on Facebook at FtBendWomensCtr. Thank you!
Did you know that almost every victim of domestic violence experiences financial abuse? It prevents victims from leaving their abusers and makes them more likely to return to them. We’re part of an amazing campaign called The 2018 Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge, a friendly fundraising competition where organizations working to financially empower victims of … Read More »
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galations 5:22 This was Lucy, our Chief Operating Officer, our “Rock”… always calm and professional in every situation. Willing to do anything… pull weeds, clean toilets, climb onto the roof and SO much more, to help Fort Bend … Read More »