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    The Importance of Connectedness in Our Daily Lives

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Announcing the 2020 Women of Distinction

Each year, The Center honors five Women of Distinction at our annual gala, the Celebration of Service and Survival, our largest fundraising event. Since 1988 The Center has recognized over 170 outstanding Women of Distinction who have been instrumental in shaping our community as we know it today.  Just as The Center’s diverse services combine to…
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Don’t forget the Gift Cards

The sweet celebration of the holidays are among us. It’s time to start writing your holiday shopping lists and sharing the joy of giving with others. Many retailers sell gift cards and it never fails there’s someone on your list who ends up with that small envelope of goodness. At the Center for Women and…
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Holiday Giving at The Center

Are you thinking about how you can make an impact this holiday season? Please consider supporting The Center in the following ways: Gift Cards – Empower those we serve and help them on their journey to breaking free and taking control of their lives. Financial Support – Every day we depend on the financial generosity…
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Safe Haven Foster Family: Megan & Opie

Did you know animals can be victims of domestic and intimate partner violence? Abusers often harm—or threaten to harm—the family pet to demonstrate control over the family. Nearly 50 percent of domestic violence victims have delayed leaving their abuser because they fear what might happen to their pets if they have to leave them behind….
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Louisville TV Anchor Shares Personal Experience With Domestic Violence

Often when we think of domestic violence, we think of the most extreme cases. Stories on the news that end deadly or terrifying situations portrayed in movies. But domestic violence doesn’t have to be a black eye or fleeing your home in the middle of the night or a visit to the hospital; a lot…
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Dine with us!

Come Dine With Us! The Center for Women and Families is proud to partner with several restaurants in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We encourage you to dine with us at these local establishments, who have made the pledge to be #EverydayAdvocates with us. Each partner has agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds…
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