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  • 52 Holiday Wishes for DV Shelters

    I love being home for the holidays. Baking with my kids. Decorating the house. Wrapping presents. Listening to Christmas music. I relish the scent of apple cinnamon cider, sugar cookies and banana bread. I don't even like to travel during this time. I just want to enjoy the comforts of home. I can...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 12-24-2015
    tagged: DV, domestic violence shelters, Holidays, 2015
  • What About the Men?

    I get this question a lot when I talk about domestic violence. Inevitably someone asks about male victims. Yes, there are male victims. However, one of our goals in domestic violence education is to draw attention to the astronomic number of women around our country, who are being abused in one form...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 12-10-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, Genesis Women’s Shelter, 2015, Jessica Brazeal
  • In An Abusive Relationship? 20 Items You May Need Handy

    Chronic stress -- such as domestic violence -- takes a toll on your emotions and your ability to think clearly. If you're in a abusive relationship and are considering leaving, you may need the following items. You can plan ahead by storing them in a safe, accessible place. While it's helpful...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-30-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015
  • Four Stats on Domestic Violence* & Five Organizations That Help

    1 in 4 women will know domestic violence in her lifetime. 1 in 3 teenage girls will be physically assaulted by a boyfriend. $5.8 billion is how much corporations lose each year because domestic violence affects employee productivity and medical bills. Ages 15-44. Domestic violence is the leading cause...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-16-2015
    tagged: Seminar, The Mary Kay Foundation, domestic violence, DV, 2015
  • Using Technology Safely

    Most of us use some form of technology—like phones, cell phones, computers and office equipment—every day. It’s definitely integrated into my daily life. A training session at the recent 2015 Conference on Crimes Against Women , where The Mary Kay Foundation ℠ was the presenting sponsor...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 06-11-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Conference on Crimes Against Women
  • 10 Signs of Abusive Relationships

    Did you know women between the ages of 16 and 24 have the highest per capita rate of intimate violence? It’s nearly 20 percent per 1,000 women. May is a busy month for these young women. They will attend proms, banquets, dances and graduations. And one in five will be abused. Let’s help....
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 05-07-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Abusive Relationships
  • Shelter Grant Applications Open!

    Calling all domestic violence shelters! Now’s the time to have your agency considered for one of the $20,000 grants awarded each year by The Mary Kay Foundation℠. Now through April 30, we’re accepting online applications . Winners will be announced in late September in honor of Domestic Violence...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 04-02-2015
    tagged: Domestic Violence Prevention, domestic violence, DV, Shelter Grant Program, 2015
  • Who’s Your One in Four?

    When I was younger, I never thought I would know anyone affected by domestic violence. As I got older, I found that wasn't true. As the years have gone by, I can think of three women specifically who endured abuse. And those are just the ones I know about. The statistics say one in four women in...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 03-12-2015
    tagged: Domestic Violence Prevention, domestic violence, DV, 2015, One in Four
  • Helping Children Cope With Domestic Violence

    This week’s blog post is by Marie Robinson , Executive Director for the Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center. She shares how her Oklahoma shelter is using grant money from The Mary Kay Foundation℠ to make a difference for children. To break the cycle of violence, we must support children who witness...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 02-19-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Marie Robinson
  • Oklahoma Shelter Provides Safe Place for Women

    This week’s blog post is by Marie Robinson , Executive Director for the Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center. Her organization is one of the shelters who received a 2014 shelter grant from The Mary Kay Foundation ℠ . When a woman seeks help and freedom from domestic violence, she can make different...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 01-29-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Marie Robinson
  • Your Gift Matters

    We are overwhelmed by your response to last month’s Giving Tuesday campaign. You didn't get much notice about this one-day campaign. Yet you showed up big. For a single 24-hour period, your gifts totaled more than: $15,000 We can’t say thank you enough. As we go into 2015, women’s...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 01-15-2015
    tagged: Domestic Violence Prevention, cancer, DV, breast cancer, Giving Tuesday, 2015