There are 1,440 minutes in a day. During a busy day of meetings, errands and appointments, the span of a minute hardly seems like enough time to get anything done. This past year we learned how to value the time we are given and began to practice how we could easily make a minute matter […]
Family Abuse Center is hosting their Annual Domestic Violence Conference on October 30, 2015. This all day training will be held at the Baylor Law School, 1114 S. University Parks Dr., Waco. Legal and Criminal Justice professionals as well as Social Work professionals are encouraged to attend and receive continuing education credit. Check in begins
More than 256 volunteers joined Family Abuse Center staff to build a playground in one day. KaBoom organized the event and Blue Cross Blue Shield paid for the playground equipment. It was a true festive occasion that even the cold could not dampen. The DJ played upbeat music. Blanek’s Catering provided the lunch and many
Today Barnett Contracting brought in some equipment and a couple of wonderful workers. With help from Manna Works, they removed the old playground and leveled the ground so that our site is ready for the new playground. The Build Day for the new custom designed playground will be December 14. To volunteer to help,
Imagine putting together an entire playground in just one day. Thanks to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Family Abuse Center will get a new playground for the kids at the shelter on December 14. The day will begin with a rally and then more than 250 volunteers will spend their Saturday building the playground.
The sorority, Alpha Chi Omega, has nationally chosen domestic violence as their cause. Here in Waco, they are incredibly supportive of Family Abuse Center. Tonight (November 11, 2013) is their major fundraiser called “Break the Silence.” It is a singing competition and all the funds raised will help support Family Abuse Center. They hope to raise more
October 22, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. family, friends and staff of Family Abuse Center will gather at the Waco Suspension Bridge to remember those who have died in domestic violence situations. This short, but important memorial time will include a proclamation from the Mayor, sharing by family members, a reading of names of those who died in