Hugs That Don’t Trigger Fear in Survivors

Where some see it as a sign of comfort, some survivors don’t.  Click on the article below to see why.

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13th Annual Custom Spur Show & Auction

Women’s Protective Services is inviting you to gear up for one of the main events of the summer:  The 13th Annual Custom Spur Show and Live Auction.  The world’s greatest Spur Makers have provided handcrafted, custom-made spurs.  Guest of the event will have the opportunity to bid on these beautiful spurs along with handcrafted jewelry, bits, home décor, and other one-of-a-kind artwork submitted by our talented artists.  The showcase of handmade spurs is designed to honor the work Women’s Protective Services provides to families who seek safety from violence in their homes.  The event will take place, Saturday, June 13, 2015.  Tickets to the event are $50.00 per person.  The event will be held at the MCM Elegante Hotel and Suites, 801 Ave Q, Lubbock, Texas 79401.  Our guest will enjoy an open cocktail hour reception featuring Lubbock musician Mike Pritchard, a live and silent auction, and experience a fully-served chef-prepared dinner.  All funds will help eliminate domestic violence through the work of Women’s Protective Services.  For more information go to or contact Sherry Taylor or email her at  You can also go to our facebook page, for more details.

Custom Spur Event Agenda:

  • 5:30pm Cocktail Party and Silent Auction
  • 6:30pm Dinner
  • Spur Live Auction to follow


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16th Annual John Deere Tractor Benefit Drawing

Women’s Protective Services is excited to announce that we will be hosting our 16th Annual John Deere Tractor Benefit Drawing, August 22nd, 2015 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.  Each Year Women’s Protective Services’ John Deere Benefit has grown in popularity, it is our hope that it would be an even more prosperous year.  For this years benefit, we are giving our community a chance to win 1 of 3 John Deere gators/tractor.  This year we will raffle (1) John Deere RSX 8501 Loaded Gator, (1) Limited Edition Midnight Black Gator with Texas Tech decaling (Raider Gator), and (1) 1025R Tractor with H120 Loader.  In addition guests will enjoy a catered meal provided by Top Tier Catering and live entertainment provided by The Rex Thomas Band.  There will also be a silent auction where you will be able to bid on some fantastic items.  Do not miss out on a great event on August 22nd, 2015 to support a wonderful organization and have fun at the same time.

Raffle Event Agenda:

  • 5:30pm Event begins and silent auction
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm Raffle begins with first ticket pulled




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Christmas Giving


The Lubbock community has been such a blessing to our women and children this year. Juanita Yanez and Tracy Pineda, along with their student staff from SPC Reese Center Library, donated several stockings filled with goodies for the children. Thank you so much for your time and effort. We know it will be very appreciated!

Also beautifully decorated was a special place just for Santa. We had a very sweet man come and donate of his time to give the children a nice treat and listen to their holiday wishes. Thank you to all who do so much for our women and children!!!

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Christmas Donation Drive


We have set up these cute Christmas donation barrels around town and will be accepting donations from now until December 19th.  Please come by any of the following locations and drop off your generous gift:

Prosperity Bank- 5120 82nd Street and 8232 University, City Bank- 3501 Slide Road, Verizon Wireless- 5810 W. Loop 289 and Gomez Bail Bond- 715 Broadway.

Thank you community for your kind and giving hearts. 




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