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WRC Inbox: Letter from a client

2018-11-19T18:02:36+00:00

Dear WRC, I met with an attorney through the WRC’s Ask an Attorney program several months ago. I was in an abusive relationship, left him and went through a very difficult divorce. Unfortunately, once the divorce was final the abuse got worse. I tried five different resources to get help, including my divorce

WRC Inbox: Letter from a client 2018-11-19T18:02:36+00:00

Meet WRC Case Manager: Regina Morris

2018-11-19T17:58:17+00:00

"Regina shared an entire year of blood, sweat, and tears. She was my backbone when things got tough – through the good, bad, and ugly. She still counsels me about next steps – listening and encouraging me." - Regina Phillips, WRC Project Uplift Client As a community agency, WRC strives to engage,

Meet WRC Case Manager: Regina Morris 2018-11-19T17:58:17+00:00

Life, Legacy and Love: Remembering Betty Schoenbaum

2018-11-19T17:40:45+00:00

Over the summer, our community lost a philanthropic leader and a friend when Betty Schoenbaum passed away. The legacy of Betty will continue to live on at WRC through her scholarship recipients and the indelible impact of a life well lived. Betty and her husband, Alex, were extremely philanthropic supporting many causes in

Life, Legacy and Love: Remembering Betty Schoenbaum 2018-11-19T17:40:45+00:00

J. Jill’s Woman of the Quarter: Meet Alayna Chavez

2018-11-19T17:37:03+00:00

The Queen of Soldering Is Crowned J.Jill “Woman of the Quarter” WRC is often the first place women connect when they are unsure of their next step.  We understand we cannot provide every solution, and when our clients need services we do not offer, we connect them to the resources in our community.

J. Jill’s Woman of the Quarter: Meet Alayna Chavez 2018-11-19T17:37:03+00:00

Honored at Fall Legacy Luncheon

2018-11-19T17:27:13+00:00

Fall is a beautiful time of year – it starts our “season” of events. The first of which, the Fall Legacy Luncheon, was a sweet reminder of how impactful our programs and community can be. It was a splendid afternoon, as we honored three trailblazing women in our community, Betsy Steiner Fraser, Deborah

Honored at Fall Legacy Luncheon 2018-11-19T17:27:13+00:00

Meet the Fall Legacy Wonder Women!

2018-10-31T21:23:13+00:00

We’re excited to celebrate these honorary wonder women at our Fall Legacy Luncheon on November 2, 2018. Keep reading to learn more about these exceptional ladies… Betsy Steiner Fraser Betsy Steiner Fraser is a business consultant, facilitator, and trainer with over twenty-five years of experience.  She works with nonprofits, corporations, and small businesses

Meet the Fall Legacy Wonder Women! 2018-10-31T21:23:13+00:00

A fabulous evening at Handbags and Happy Hour

2018-10-29T17:53:40+00:00

We had a phenomenal time at Handbags and Happy Hour with our partner agencies, HOPE Family Services, Inc. (HOPE) and Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC)! The evening was spent mingling with amazing supporters in our community coming together in a shared effort to make a difference by saving lives and bringing

A fabulous evening at Handbags and Happy Hour 2018-10-29T17:53:40+00:00

Exclusive Déjà Blues Experience

2018-10-29T14:04:25+00:00

Downtown Bradenton, typically a quiet part of town, paints itself blue once a year during the WRC’s signature evening event, Déjà Blues. Taking place at The Brickyard, located directly behind the O’Bricks Irish Pub and Martini Bar, on Friday, November 30 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm, guests are sure to enjoy an

Exclusive Déjà Blues Experience 2018-10-29T14:04:25+00:00

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2018-10-11T19:04:25+00:00

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and we're here to shed light on an issue not only prevalent in our country but unfortunately, in our own Manatee-Sarasota community.   Did you know?* •  1 in 4 women have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. •  On average,

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018-10-11T19:04:25+00:00