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Community Spotlight: Brightening the Season

The holiday season can be particularly hard for women, children, and families struggling to escape abuse and rebuild safe, healthy lives.  Together through fundraising, gift drives, wish lists, and shopping trips, our community supplied the survivors we serve with a myriad of gifts.  This outpouring of support gave over 400 victims of domestic violence the…

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Celebrating + Male Role Models: Father’s Day – June 21st

In the fight against domestic violence, we at La Casa de las Madres, Home of the Mothers, also honor the vital role dads play in creating vibrant, non-violent families, cultures, and communities worldwide. Each of us has a critical role to play in ending the cycle of violence—men and women, survivors and allies, bystanders and…

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Community Spotlight: Over 494 Holiday Spirits Brightened through 2013’s Adopt A Family Program

An enormous amount of appreciation for the hundreds of community groups, businesses, and individuals who came together to Adopt A Family with La Casa in 2013: From my family to yours, I want to thank you for sponsoring my family.  The gift of paying it forward is a true gift and as I continue to…

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50 Survivors Need Your Help Every Day – #GivingTuesday Success

We more than doubled our #GivingTuesday goal – thank you! Read more about the campaign below… #GivingTuesday is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season, celebrating and encouraging charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations – like La Casa de las Madres!  2013 marks this second annual…

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Adopt A Family: Holiday Giving

Each  holiday season, La Casa’s Drop In Center transforms into an amazing workshop full of presents and treats.  Our generous community brings together gifts, personal care items, clothing and so much more to fulfill the wish lists of the women, teens and children we serve. The families who receive their wishes and needs are enormously grateful: This…

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Why Celebrate Mothers?

Around Mother’s Day, we asked our community to once again join us in celebrating mothers—and all those who have been your hero, your strength, your refuge, your advocate.  You helped us build a groundswell of appreciation for these special people through actions like sharing messages of love and gratitude on Facebook and making a contribution…

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One Boy and His Mother*

One Story of Hope and Change At La Casa’s Emergency Shelter David came to La Casa’s emergency shelter with his mother and three younger siblings.  He’s 15, clean cut, fashionably dressed, and – on his first night in our confidentially-located safehouse – clearly unhappy with his situation.  He’s sitting by himself on a bench in…

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In Celebration of Mothers: May 12, 2013

We invite you to show the women in your life how much you love and appreciate them by making a critical difference in another woman’s life. Join La Casa’s 2013 Campaign: In Celebration of Mothers and recognize a women, or many women, who’ve made a difference in your life. When you make a contribution $25…

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Service Spotlight: Supporting Survivors at the Holidays

The holidays can be a festive and special time, but for any of us they can also be a stressful time—from managing family demands and dynamics to travel logistics and hosting duties, financial strains, and more.  For a survivor of domestic violence, the holiday season can be particularly stressful or triggering.  What can the holidays…

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Community Spotlight: Our Community, Brightening the Season

All year long, the support of La Casa’s community—all those who offer their time, skills, resources, and boundless energy through volunteering and giving opportunities—brings light to the lives of the survivors we serve and fundamentally makes our work possible.  At the holidays, when the year-round challenges of living with abuse or rebuilding a life free…

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