The Houston Area Women's Center

Weatherford Makes $148,235 Donation!

It's hard to imagine a better gift - and just in time for the holidays - when, on December 19, Weatherford International plc and partners presented us with an amazing $148,325 donation at their inaugural Weatherford Walks charity event. Read More

Client Receives Car Through Recycled Rides Program!

On December 18, a former Houston Area Women's Center shelter resident was presented with a 2009 Nissan Altima through a partnership with Service King Collision Repair Centers, Esurance and Mossy Nissan.

Candidates were asked to write about how a vehicle would help them gain independence and ... Read More

Mayor Annise Parker Joins Holiday Gift Express Initiative!

The excitement of our Holiday Gift Express continued on Saturday, December 13 when Houston Mayor Annise Parker stopped by our 1010 Waugh building to volunteer. Mayor Parker was joined by Women's Center board member and Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Gonzalez, Houston City Council Member Ellen Cohen, and staff from the Mayor's Office. Read More

Retiring Board Member Shawn Raymond Receives Proclamation!

It's official! Tuesday, December 9, was proclaimed "Shawn Raymond Day" in the city of Houston as a way to recognize his ten years of tireless service on the Houston Area Women's Center's board of directors. Houston City Council Member Ellen Cohen and Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis made the presentation to Shawn, who was joined by his wife, Alicia, and their four sons. Read More

Andre Johnson and Reliant to be honored at Spring Gala!

Reliant, an NRG company, and Houston Texans' Andre Johnson have both been long-time supporters of the Houston Area Women's Center's mission to end domestic and sexual violence. So it's not surprising that both have also been selected as honorees for our Spring Gala planned for Friday, April 17 at the Royal Sonesta Houston Hotel, chaired by Jenny and Tom Fitzpatrick. Read More


From December 1 through January 12, you can vote for your favorite Run for a Reason charity -- the Houston Area Women's Center! On Sunday, January 18, Chevron will donate $50,000 to the charity that receives the most votes. Read More

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