Hot Havana Night returns to benefit Rockwall’s Women in Need

Hot Havana Night returns to benefit Rockwall’s Women in Need

ROCKWALL, TX (June 1, 2021) Hot Havana Night returns to an in-person event this year! Women In Need, Inc., invites you to join them in turning up the heat on domestic violence. Hot Havana Night will happen on Saturday, August 14 at the Emerald Ballroom in Greenville. The evening will officially get underway at 6 […]

Rockwall GLOW Run for the WIN 5K shines bright for victims of family violence

Rockwall GLOW Run for the WIN 5K shines bright for victims of family violence

ROCKWALL, TX – May 20, 2021 — A total of 162 runners crossed the finish line at Women In Need’s 9th annual GLOW Run for the WIN 5K on May 8th at Harry Myers Park. Kenda Culpepper and Ms. New with the District Attorney’s office, Detective Laurie Burks with Rockwall PD, Kim Arrowood with Texas […]

Women In Need invites participation in Adopt-a-Room Project

Women In Need invites participation in Adopt-a-Room Project

ROCKWALL, TX (April 29, 2021) The shelter director of Women In Need, Inc. has extended an invitation to individuals and organizations in the communities they serve to participate in the Adopt-a-Room Project. With the renewal that the season of spring brings, Women In Need’s domestic violence shelter rooms in Greenville are in need of some […]

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

ROCKWALL, TX – February 20, 2021 – Women in Need, Inc., a local nonprofit which provides refuge, empowerment and restoration to families affected by domestic violence in Hunt, Rains, and Rockwall counties, raised over $30,000 at its 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence fundraising event, held virtually over Valentine’s weekend. “These generous sponsorship funds will allow WIN […]

Women in Need recognizes Capital Campaign donors as mortgage is being paid off on WIN’s Rockwall location

Women in Need recognizes Capital Campaign donors as mortgage is being paid off on WIN’s Rockwall location

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 30, 2021 – Women in Need, a local nonprofit which provides refuge, empowerment and restoration to families affected by domestic violence in Hunt, Rains, and Rockwall counties, wishes to thank and recognize its esteemed Capital Campaign donors with a dedicated page on their website, as well as with legacy plaques being […]

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ROCKWALL, TX – October 20, 2020 — The Rockwall city council proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Rockwall during yesterday’s regular meeting. The council welcomed members of Women In Need, city and state officials, during the proclamation. WIN Executive Director Connie Pettitt spoke to the fact that […]

Governor Abbott, HHSC announce $3 Million for family and domestic violence prevention services

Governor Abbott, HHSC announce $3 Million for family and domestic violence prevention services

  AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received more than $3 million in federal funding to provide shelter and services to survivors of family and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal funding will support the 78 HHSC-funded local family violence centers that provide […]

Rockwall Police Officers Association to host ‘Fill the Truck’ supply drive for Women in Need

Rockwall Police Officers Association to host ‘Fill the Truck’ supply drive for Women in Need

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 26, 2020) As the local nonprofit Women in Need runs low on supplies during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Rockwall Police Officers Association will host a “Fill the Truck” event the week of May 4-9 at the Rockwall Police Department, 205 W. Rusk Street. Supplies needed include shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, hairbrushes, […]

Commissioners Court Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Commissioners Court Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 16, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court proclaimed the month of October 2018 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the county. Women in Need joined the court during its regular meeting last week to highlight the services they provide to victims of domestic violence.  WIN Executive Director Connie Pettitt spoke to […]

Women in Need to host Chocolate Indulgence Feb. 3

Women in Need to host Chocolate Indulgence Feb. 3

Indulge your Valentine: Love is Sweet (ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 22, 2017) On Friday, February 3rd Women In Need will host their 4th annual Chocolate Indulgence benefitting survivors of family violence.  This event will be held at the beautiful Hidden Creek event center, located at 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath, Texas.  Doors open at […]

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