Teens: How to Talk to Your Parents About Dating Abuse

Maybe you’re afraid of what your parents will think. Or, what they’ll say. Maybe you feel embarrassed or ashamed to bring it up. But if you’re concerned that you might be dating an abusive partner (or just …

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Lubbock Lions Club Donation

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Thank you to the Lubbock Lions Club for their generous donation of $3000. We appreciate all that your organization does for our women and children.

The Lubbock Lions Club is the largest Lions Club in North America. Since its inception in 1929 members of the Lubbock Lions Club have been guided by the motto “We Serve”. Through volunteerism and fundraising, members support local and global causes to better the lives of people everywhere. All the Club’s administrative costs are paid by Club members allowing the Club to send 100% of its fundraising proceeds to the nonprofits that need them the most. To date the Club has donated $1,600,000 to charities. Visit http://www.lubbocklions.org/what-we-do.php for funding requirements or call Lubbock Lions Club office at 806-763-4789.

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That time of year is here again…..The 17th Annual John Deere Benefit Drawing!! Prepare yourself for a great night of food, fun and entertainment, as well as your chance to win one of the following items provided by Hurst Farm Supply:
3033R Cab Tractor w/H165 Loader, Gator-XUV560 or Gator-825i Special Rancher/Farmer Edition. Tickets may be purchased for $100, this will admit yourself and an adult guest into the event, as well as a ticket for the drawing.

Remember that the purchase of the ticket is tax deductible. If interested in purchasing tickets, please call WPS at 806-748-5292.

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Women’s Protective Services Receives Grant from The Texas Bar Foundation

Lubbock, Texas June 9th, 2016 – Women’s Protective Services of Lubbock announced a continued partnership with The Texas Bar Foundation to help domestic violence victims gain healing and safety. The new $5,000 Grant Donation from The Texas Bar Foundation will expand and enhance WPS’s Community Outreach.

WPS is excited to announce that it has received a grant award in the amount of $5,000 from The Texas Bar Foundation. The award will be used to support our Domestic Violence Community Outreach Campaign and elicit structured public service messaging in order to empower the victims of Domestic Violence in Lubbock and the surrounding communities. WPS commends The Texas Bar Foundation for their continued support of WPS and the battered women, children, and men we serve.

Quoting WPS Executive Director, Jason Henry, the Texas Bar Foundation has an impeccable record for public support and dedicated care for individuals and families in Lubbock and the surrounding areas. “The Texas Bar Foundation are renowned in West Texas for their commitment to community service and steadfast dedication to helping others overcome challenging hardship. We are proud to have them on board to once again help us raise funds to benefit West Texas victims of Domestic Violence and win the war against abuse.’’

About Women’s Protective Services

Women’s Protective Services of Lubbock, Inc. (WPS) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization specializing in advocacy for adult victims and their children who have experienced Domestic Violence. WPS has been serving Lubbock, TX and the surrounding communities since 1978. Women’s Protective Services is a community based program supported by volunteers. The services provided at WPS are free and confidential. Services are available without regard to race, sex, handicap, national origin, color, religion, sexual orientation, or income. Our purpose and objectives are to provide a safe environment, offer community education, prevention, rehabilitation of violent family members, encourage transition to self-sufficiency and to advocate for the prevention and elimination of family violence. Visit www.wpslubbock.org for more information.

About The Texas Bar Foundation

Since its inception since 1965, the Texas Bar Foundation has awarded more than $16 million in grants to law-related programs. Supported by members of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar Foundation is the nation’s largest Charitably-funded bar foundation. The Texas Bar Foundation solicits charitable contributions and provides funding to enhance the rule of law and the system of justice in Texas, especially for programs that relate to legal assistance for the underserved; the administration of justice; ethics in the legal profession; the encouragement of legal research; publications and forms; and education of the third branch of government.

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St. Luke’s Mothers Day Brunch

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The amazing women of St. Luke’s Methodist Church-Southwest Campus, will once again host their Mother’s Day Brunch on Saturday, May 7th. All proceeds go to benefit Women’s Protective Services. If you have not attended this event, you are missing out on great food, fellowship and decorations. Please contact Vicki Jobe or Tina Lyon for information.

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