Community Outreach

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which is a campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.  This year The Women’s Center, Inc. hosted Paint the Town Teal and Chalk the Walk.  We would like to thank all the local business for their participation in these events and for helping us educate the community and reduce sexual violence!

Open House Trick or Treat

The Women’s Center, Inc. hosted an Open House Trick or Treat on Halloween night at our Administrative Office.  Community members were able to meet each of our departments, learn about our services, and take a picture in our photo booth, while also getting lots of treats!

                                                      

Escape Room

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Women’s Center, Inc., Beyond Violence, and The Teen Center collaborated to create a Teen Dating Violence Themed Escape room.  The Escape Room was a part of the Teen Center’s Annual Halloween Party and was open to all teens in Columbia County.  Over 30 kids we able to participate in this event and learned about the real dangers of domestic violence and teen dating violence.

                                                                                                                                                          

Prevention Potions

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. TWC created the Prevention Potion Project. Each Potion is a side effect of domestic violence which includes nightmares, PTSD, suicidal thoughts, and many more.  With the help of local businesses in Columbia and Montour Counties we were able to distribute 25 of them to their businesses to educate the community on the effects of domestic violence.

Numidia Dragway

In June, The Women’s Center, Inc. hosted a basket raffle and 50/50 drawing at the Numidia Dragway.  Over 20 businesses and individuals from Columbia and Montour counties donated items that helped make up 15 baskets.  With the help of all these donations we were able to raise over $500 and educate our community about our mission

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