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In The News

2017

December 12, 2017: Holidays Bring Added Pressure To Domestic Violence Victims
December 6, 2017: Sexual Assault and Misconduct Awareness in Our Community
November 3, 2017: The Women’s Center gets volunteer help
October 26, 2017: Community Foundation grants distributed to county nonprofits
October 20, 2017: Tomchek Ace Hardware to host fundraiser Saturday for Women’s Center in Waukesha
October 5, 2017: The Women’s Center in Waukesha wants community to go purple during October
October 3, 2017: Domestic Abuse Awareness Month
August 24, 2017: Richards Group Allstate donates $1,000 to Women’s Center
August 6, 2017: Biker group helping battered women
July 9, 2017: Advocate Training and Volunteer Opportunities
June 2, 2017: Women and Girls Fund of Waukesha County gives nearly $85,000 in grants
May 30, 2017: Donation of new clothing to benefit Waukesha women starting careers
May 24, 2017: Women and Girls Fund donates nearly $85K to local nonprofits
May 19, 2017: WCTC hosts women’s clothing donation event
May 17, 2017: Alliance honors young professionals
May 2, 2017: Two Men and a Truck’s Pewaukee franchise collects donations for Movers for Moms campaign
April 25, 2017: Abductee survivor Elizabeth Smart to speak at The Women’s Center Luncheon
April 25, 2017: Elizabeth Smart brings her survival story to Milwaukee
April 21, 2017: Denim Day supports sexual assault victims
April 20, 2017: Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 14, 2017: From destitution to success: Memoir reflects on help author received from The Women’s Center
April 12, 2017: Donation drive to benefit women in local shelters
March 31, 2017: Bartolotta partners with The Women’s Center
March 31, 2017: Download the new Chris DeMay EP, ‘DEBTS,’ and support The Women’s Center of Waukesha
March 15, 2017: Plowshare presents 2017 Peacebuilder Awards
March 8, 2017: Making an Impact in Waukesha County
February 22, 2017: Shelters, pantries receiving food service upgrades
February 21, 2017: A Warm & Tasty Event Benefiting The Women’s Center
February 17, 2017: Honors within and without: Plowshare honors others and one of its own 
February 10, 2017: Soup & Soul Milwaukee names The Women’s Center as 2017 beneficiary
February 10, 2017: The Women’s Center awarded 4-star rating from Charity Navigator
January 9, 2017: Brookfield teen accused of sexually assaulting girl

2016

December 13, 2016: Waukesha organizations among recipients of Aurora grants
November 22, 2016: The Women’s Center in Waukesha receives Verizon grant
November 11, 2016: Mukwonago man accused of pushing girlfriend down on railroad tracks before she was run over by train
October 25, 2016: Good Harvest donates $2,000 to local charities
October 20, 2016: The Women’s Center holds Domestic Violence Awareness Month event
October 19, 2016: DA: Domestic violence a crisis in Waukesha County
July 23, 2016: Wisconsin domestic violence homicides reach new high
May 21, 2016: Tanya Brown keynotes The Women’s Center’s Anniversary Luncheon
May 13, 2016: Tanya Brown talks overcoming difficult life events
May 12, 2016: You’re invited to attend an Anniversary Luncheon
May 4, 2016: Women’s Center to host anniversary luncheon with keynote speaker Tanya Brown
April 30, 2016: Nicole Brown Simpson’s sister to speak at Women’s Center luncheon
February 4, 2016: Safety, Shelter & Support to Women in Need
January 22, 2016: TODAY’S TMJ4 Community Baby Shower coverage
January 18, 2016: Community Baby Shower to provide supplies to abuse victims

2015

December 17, 2015: The Women’s Center’s top official continues to tackle domestic violence issue
November 12, 2015: Fundraiser to benefit several local charities
September 24, 2015: Carroll University Holds Event for Sexual Assault Victims
August 5, 2015: The Women’s Center selected as Heart of Canal Street Signature Charity
June 6, 2015: P.O.W.E.R. group gives teens outlet to express themselves
April 26, 2015: 94.5 Lakeviews Interview Regarding Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 25, 2015: Let them see your denim!
March 31, 2015: Businesses team up to help victims of domestic violence
March 17, 2015: Match Day preview
March 14, 2015: Officials express support for Match Day next week
March 7, 2015: Vrakas takes hands-on support to his final Match Day as county exec
February 13, 2015: Fifty Shades of Grey movie causing controversy
February 3, 2015: February: Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month
February 1, 2015: 94.5 Lakeviews Interview Regarding Teen Dating Violence
January 28, 2015: Local nonprofits participating in Match Day
January 23, 2015: Live from the Community Baby Shower
January 19, 2015: Domestic Violence Survivor Paying it Forward by Helping Others

2014

December 18, 2014: Report: Domestic violence affects economy
December 17, 2014: State organization calls for $19.7 million increase in domestic violence funding
December 3, 2014: Knowledge now is power later
October 26, 2014: A local domestic violence survivor’s brave story
October 21, 2014: Friends and family mark second anniversary of Azana Salon shooting
October 18, 2014: Driving Efforts Toward Preventing Domestic Violence
September 18, 2014: National Coverage Brings Domestic Violence to Forefront
September 14, 2014: 94.5 Lakeviews Interview Regarding The Women’s Center Violence Prevention Initiative
September 9, 2014: Comments from Ray Rice’s wife defending her husband leave many confused
September 8, 2014: Ravens Terminate Ray Rice; Discussing the Broader Issue of Domestic Violence
June 25, 2014: Nationwide Human Trafficking Sting Rescues 168 Juveniles
June 15, 2014: 94.5 Lakeviews Interview Regarding Human Trafficking
May 3, 2014: The Women’s Center Marks 37 Years
April 19, 2014: The Clothesline Project Helps Women Affected by Abuse

Press Releases

2017

October 3, 2017: The Women’s Center Leads Efforts to Break the Silence. Break the Cycle. #EndDomesticViolenceNow
March 31, 2017: The Women’s Center Observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
March 9, 2017: The Power of Giving
February 7, 2017: The Women’s Center Awarded Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator
February 7, 2017: Soup & Soul Milwaukee Names The Women’s Center as 2017 Beneficiary
January 23, 2017: Plowshare – Peacebuilder Press Release

2016

November 11, 2016: Verizon Donates $25,000 to The Women’s Center
October 13, 2016: The Women’s Center Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
April 7, 2016: Tanya Brown to Keynote The Women’s Center Event

2015

August 5, 2015: The Women’s Center to take part in Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Heart of Canal Street
July 28, 2015: Union Pacific Foundation Awards Grants to Nonprofits
April 2, 2015: The Women’s Center Sends Message of Support to Survivors
January 29, 2015: It’s Time to Talk About Teen Dating Violence
January 22, 2015: Waukesha Nonprofits Collaborate for Match Day

2014

October 1, 2014: The Women’s Center Sponsors Child and Adult Food Care Program
September 3, 2014: The Women’s Center Invites Young Professionals to Team Up Against Family Violence
July 29, 2014: The Women’s Center Teaches Violence Prevention Skills
July 9, 2014: The Women’s Center Summer Evening
April 15, 2014: The Women’s Center Works To End Violence
April 1, 2014: Anniversary Luncheon Focuses on Survivors of Human Trafficking
March 25, 2014: New Executive Director’s Vision for The Women’s Center