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  • 5 Ways to Deliver Happy Holidays to Your Shelter

    The holidays are officially upon us! While for many of us, this is the most wonderful time of the year, that’s not true for everyone. Women and children at a shelter often feel scared and lonely. However, most shelters do a great job of making these women and children feel the holiday spirit. How...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 11-11-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, domestic violence, Christmas, 2014, DV, domestic violence shelters, Genesis Women’s Shelter, Anna Marie’s Alliance
  • Genesis Women’s Shelter

    This week’s guest blogger is Jan Edgar Langbein, CEO Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support of Dallas. She’s been an activist in efforts to end domestic violence against women for more than 20 years. Although October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we must face the...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 10-28-2014
    tagged: Mary Kay, The Mary Kay Foundation, domestic violence, 2014, DV, Genesis Women’s Shelter
  • 10 Surprising Facts About Emotional Abuse

    Emotional abuse is defined as verbal insults. False. While that’s the most common definition, emotional abuse can include any of the following: Intentionally embarrassing you. Preventing you from seeing or talking with friends and family. Telling you what to do and wear. Using social media or cell...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 10-17-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, domestic violence, 2014, DV, Mary Kay Foundation Shelter Grants
  • 5 Ways Shelters Provide More Than Beds

    Last week, The Mary Kay Foundation ℠ awarded $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. You may wonder what the shelters do to make a long-term difference. Are they providing any lasting help to the nearly 400,000 women and...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 09-30-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, 2014, DV
  • Inside the Shelter Grant Review Process

    Mary Kay Ash’s granddaughters Dayna Manning (left) and Gena Tadewald were welcome additions to this year’s committee. Last week, I spent a day reviewing grant applications for The Mary Kay Foundation ℠ shelter grant program. Reading these grant applications really opened my eyes to the problem...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 09-02-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, domestic violence, 2014, DV, Nancy Thomason
  • 5 Reasons to Volunteer at a DV Shelter

    This week’s guest blogger is Rachel Madson Zarling. She gives us an inside view of her experience as a shelter volunteer. 5 Reasons to Volunteer at a DV Shelter Volunteering at my local domestic violence shelter (first Madison then Milwaukee, Wis-consin) has been a very rewarding experience. Here...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 08-12-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, 2014, DV
  • 5 Things I Learned About Abuse

    As I continue to learn about domestic abuse, I find that it’s far more pervasive than I thought. Cases don’t always look the same, and abuse doesn't always include physical violence. Here are some things I learned this week. I hope you’ll find them helpful. Even if you don’t...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-29-2014
    tagged: 2014, DV
  • How Grace Found Hope

    Today’s guest blogger is Francine Garland Stark, Executive Director of The Hope & Justice Project. Francine tells us how Hope & Justice uses grant money from The Mary Kay Foundation ℠ to help women like Grace. Our shelter lies in the remote northeast corner of the USA — amidst more...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-08-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, 2014, DV
  • Conference Explores Solutions to Domestic Violence

    Inspired by the 2014 Conference on Crimes Against Women Top leaders join together to end violence against women at the 9th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women. Although I’ve attended many thought-provoking conferences for business and personal interests, the most profound of these was the...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 06-10-2014
    tagged: Dallas, domestic violence, 2014, DV, June
  • Domestic Violence: Good News/Bad News

    Since you could probably use a little good news today, I’ll give you the best first. Domestic violence rates have stayed low in the last decade. The Bureau of Justice released those statistics earlier in the month. That’s cause to celebrate, right? After all, that’s our goal. We want...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 04-29-2014
    tagged: The Mary Kay Foundation, 2014, DV
  • Smartphone Apps Help Prevent Domestic Violence

    As spring break is full swing around the country, many high school and college students will be traveling with friends. Although spring break is meant to be a time of rest and relaxation, we’ve all heard the stories of spring break gone wrong. Spring break could be the perfect stage for dating...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 03-18-2014
    tagged: domestic violence, 2014, DV, smartphone, Love is Not Abuse, Circle of 6, March