24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025


CP Spotlight: Damsel in Defense

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)


Damsel in Defense is honored to partner with the WCA and be recognized as a Freedom level Corporate Pillar to this organization. Our mission is to equip, empower, and educate women to protect themselves and their families, and the WCA’s focus on impacting the area of domestic abuse and sexual assault aligns perfectly with this mission.

Damsel joined the WCA in our vision of a community where individuals thrive in safe, healthy relationships in 2012. In that time, they have contributed over $60,000 in funding and many important in-kind items for our clients. In the last seven fiscal years, the WCA has provided 71,065 safe bed nights for women and children, 19,165 counseling sessions and answered 19,165 calls to our 24-hour domestic violence and sexual assault hotlines.

“The support from organizations like Damsel in Defense enable the WCA to provide counseling, court advocacy assistance, childcare, life skills training, financial education and other life-saving services. We are so grateful to them for their tremendous generosity and compassion for our clients,” said Lisa Uhlmann, WCA’s Corporate Pillar Manager. “We could not do what we do without the generous support of our community.”

Why support the WCA?

“Because our favorite partners are those who stand in the gap for others.”

Mindy Lin, Founder & President, Damsel in Defense

Our success as a company has not only allowed us to invest in the work of the WCA, but to create the Damsel House Project; a long-term initiative to fund homes that are rescuing children out of sex trafficking in countries across the world. A key milestone in the timeline of this project was in March of 2019 when we were able to take a team of our top leaders to Cambodia to visit the first of our two homes. This trip was pivotal in illustrating that our Independent Damsel Pros are not only arming others and experiencing financial freedom, but also offering empowerment and healing to those affected by assault both domestically and abroad.

Our goal is to create an army of like-minded Damsel Pros, focused on providing healing to the hurt and hope to the hopeless. One by one, we are changing the statistics around rape and abuse and giving back to many amazing partner organizations that are making a difference in the lives of those who have been assaulted.

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Sep 29


Domestic Violence Awareness Month – 2023

Domestic Violence Awareness Month October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the WCA will be holding a joint press conference on September 29 at the Idaho Peace Officers’ Memorial at 10am. The WCA and other Domestic Violence service providers will be on site with information and awareness raising materials for our community members. Elected officials […]

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Oct 01


Sue B Stroll and 5K October 1, 2023

Join us for the 14th annual SueB 5k  and  3k  Urban  stroll  for  Every-Body Continuing to honor the memory of Susan “SueB” Newby, the 14th annual SueB 5K Fun Run will kick off on Sunday, October 1st at 12 noon at Julia Davis Park. You can sign up to participate here with 5K registration starting at $25. […]

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Oct 01


SueB 5k and Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt October 1, 2023

Join us for the 14th annual SueB 5k and 3k Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt for EveryBODY! The 14th annual SueB 5k and 3k Scavenger Hunt will be on October 1, 2023 and we hope you can join us! We invite you to join us to raise awareness about domestic abuse, while memorializing the life of […]

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Oct 18


Witches Night Out at the Village

Mark your calendars for Witches Night Out on October 18, 2023 from 6 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 18 we will be celebrating Witches Night Out at The Village at Meridian, hosted by Meridian’s Centercal Properties and its marvelous merchants. Several sponsors help make the evening a resounding success, raising funds for the WCA’ clients’ […]

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Dec 14


Concert for Cause

Mark you calendars for 2023 Concert for Cause – December 14th Thursday, December 14th 94.9 The River is excited to present headlining artist Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness with Michigander and Arlie for their 2023 Concert for Cause benefitting the WCA! Join us at The Knitting Factory Concert House in Bodo for an evening of […]

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