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Spotlight On Jessica Walsh

Spotlight on Jessica Walsh

Tackling the all-important issue of domestic violence prevention is a complex task, and Jessica Walsh has been leading the effort at Women’s Resource Center (WRC) for the past 13 years. As director of prevention, Jessica is tasked with making sure…

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2018 Pell Bridge Run

2018 Pell Bridge Run

The Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run is a 4 mile run/walk produced by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority. This event is not-for-profit and 100% of proceeds will go to support local not-for-profits, like ours! * October 21, 2018 * 7am:…

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Why Purple For DVAM?

Why Purple for DVAM?

Purple has long been associated with military bravery and royalty (and was famously favored by a Princely musician). But why has it become the color of Domestic Violence Awareness Month? The internet provides a few different answers, but according to an article on DomesticShelters.org, the decision to use…

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Brick Fundraiser

Women’s Resource Center invites you to purchase a commemorative brick that will become part of the garden walkway at its Newport office. Your gift of $100 will fund a 4” x 8” paver, which can be engraved with the name of your family, business, organization or someone…

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Women’s Resource Center’s Annual Appeal

Women’s Resource Center’s Annual Appeal

As a nonprofit agency serving Newport and Bristol Counties, Women’s Resource Center (WRC) relies on various funding sources to provide advocacy, education and support to victims of domestic violence and their families. The annual appeal is one of the most important revenue sources in achieving our community outreach…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Susan Alexander

Breaking free of domestic violence often requires the victim to be involved in the judicial system. Since this can be an intimidating experience, Women’s Resource Center offers the services of a court advocate. One of WRC’s longest serving advocates is Susan Alexander. Susan worked for 20 years as a registered nurse. In 2007,…

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