24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025


The Compassion Project

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

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us hasheadshot cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” -Albert Schweitzer

Here at the WCA, we are fortunate that none of us does this work alone. As the end of the year approaches, we take time to reflect on the contributions from people on our teams, everyone within this organization, and you—our community—who continue to give of your time and talents to help us with our mission to provide safety, healing, and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Our vision—“to foster a community where individuals thrive in safe, healthy relationships”— can be daunting in the midst of continued challenges that do not have simple solutions. The progress we hope to achieve requires daily, intentional action. However, when our “lights” may be dimmed from exhaustion or frustration, we know there is support we can reach out for.

During this month, take time to practice gratitude for the people in your life who show up to lend a helping hand, speak words of encouragement and comfort, or inspire you to pursue your personal mission and remind you why it matters.

By being compassionate listeners and attentive neighbors who are invested in creating a better future for our community, each of us has the power to be the spark that reignites someone’s fire.

Are you or someone you know being abused? Call the WCA’s 24-hour domestic abuse hotline at 208-343-7025 or visit wcaboise.org.

The Compassion Project: Let us be the ones who transform our world by allowing compassion to lead our action. Throughout the year, this column will feature the various ways to have compassion for others, for our specific organization, and for yourself.

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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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