Donor Spotlight: Ozark Off-Road Club

(Above photo: John McGee, Executive Director, presents "Friend of NWAWS" certificate to Scott Cargile, President, Ozark Off Road Club)   A couple of months ago, on November 19, 110 off-road vehicles and over 300 people participated in the second annual…

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Highlight # 15 – The Smallest Of Those We Serve

Highlight # 15 – The Smallest of Those We Serve

Almost 1/2 of the residents living in the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter are children. And almost 1/2 of the children are in the age range of Birth to 4. Children who live in our Shelter face the childhood trauma of fleeing…

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Highlight # 14 – An Elegant Evening for Fresh StART

Fresh StART was an elegant evening at The Grand at 117, combining the jazz music of Claudia Burson Trio, wine, and art. Honorary co-chairs for the event were Don Frieson, EVP Operations, Sam’s Club, and Debra Layton, SVP Merchandising, Walmart Stores, Inc. For his…

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Highlight # 13 — Support From Within the NWA Community

A lemonade stand during BFF  •  High School Clubs  •  Mystery bartenders  •  Mustang car show Baby Product Drive  •  A golf tournament  •  Wine and hors d'oeuvres with friends and neighbors  •  Movie theatre  •  Birthday Parties Casual day…

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Highlight #8 – Orders of Protection Provide Safety

Samantha's Story*      *The survivor's name has been changed to protect her identity. Samantha was emotionally, financially, and physically abused by her boyfriend with whom she had lived several years. After her first stay in the Shelter, she remained…

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#7 Highlight – Grants Infuse Momentum

Grant funding helps cover our costs for salaries of professional advocates, for supporting the costs to provide a safe haven, for outreach/educational initiatives, and for new direct-client programs. Often, we see surprised expressions when we tell people that less than 15%…

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