The Houston Area Women's Center

1010 Waugh Building Closed July 3 and 4

In observance of Independence Day, the Houston Area Women's Center's 1010 Waugh Drive building will be closed on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. As always, we'll also be closed on Sunday. The building will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 6.

The 24-hour Domestic Violence hotline (713-528-2121) and Rape Crisis hotline (713-528-7273) will continue to operate without interruption.

HAWCYL Independence Day Bash rescheduled for Monday, July 6th

Due to severe weather on the original event night, the Houston Area Women's Center Young Leaders Independence Day Bash has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, July 6, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Saint Arnold Brewing Company. This annual event celebrates the strength of survivors who have sought independence from domestic and sexual violence, and all proceeds benefit our mission.

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Mark Your Calendar for Our 28th Annual Race Against Violence!

We're so excited to announce Saturday, March 5th, 2016 as the date for our 28th annual Race Against Violence! This is one of our biggest annual fundraising events, and proceeds help us offer all of our services to survivors for free.

A record-breaking 3000-plus people attended this year’s Race, and we’re expecting an even bigger, better #RAV2016. We’ll keep you posted on details. In the meantime, check out our RAV Facebook photo album to see why this is such a popular event for all involved. As always, while you’re on Facebook, please feel free to “Like” us while you’re there!

Guarantee Your Marathon Entry by Running for Team HAWC

Once again, we've been chosen as an official charity for this year's Houston Marathon, and we would love for you to sign up and be a part of our team! "Fundraising for Registration" (FFR) is part of Houston Marathon's Run for a Reason program, which gives runners an opportunity to fundraise for our mission and receive a guaranteed race entry.

*NOTE* THERE ARE ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT TO RUN FOR TEAM HAWC!

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WOW hosts a tasty competition benefiting our mission

Women of Wine Charities hosted its highly anticipated Sangria Throwdown on Monday, June 15 at Tommie Vaughn Ford in Houston. The event showcased popular Houston mixologists competing for the most creative sangria, with a People’s Choice award and a Judges Trophy award from a panel of food media professionals. Read More

We're gearing up for our annual Back-To-School Project

We're kicking-off the summer season by gearing up for our annual Back-To-School Project. Each year, more than 45 community corporations and organizations collect and donate school supplies, giving our youngest clients the opportunity to choose their own brand new supplies and backpacks, just like all the other kids.

Here's how you can help...

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We Are in Urgent Need of Yoga Pants and Sports Bras

We have an urgent need for women's yoga pants and sports bras for our Hospital Accompaniment Program, which connects dedicated Houston Area Women's Center advocates with survivors of domestic and sexual violence who are receiving emergency medical assistance.

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This annual summer event brings young Houstonians...

Relive the '60s with your favorite characters and Beatles...

Join us for a competitive 5K run and walk, kids fun run...

We had a blast this year at our Spring Gala, and plans...

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