Creating a Safer Future: How People Who Give Can Change Our Community

Written by John McGee Early in my career I attended a conference in which one of the speakers indicated that the agency he worked for did not have a planned giving program. Their reasoning was they hoped to solve the…

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Celebrating Our Volunteers: Volunteer Appreciation Month

Written by John McGee April is National Volunteer Awareness Month. bns gold Frequently we forget to recognize our volunteers, and all too frequently we forget to recognize those volunteers who helped build an organization. Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter, originally incorporated…

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Enactus JBU

We have been partnering with a team through John Brown University's Enactus club since last fall. The Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter team is full of energy and great ideas about how to help the shelter succeed and create sustainable sources of…

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Upcoming Event–Vagina Monologues

Join us on Valentine’s weekend for three showings of The Vagina Monologues hosted by the University of Arkansas Gender Studies’ Department. All ticket sales will benefit NWAWS and we will have staff and volunteers at each showing with more information…

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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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