Welcome to Cindy Turek our new Excecutive Director! Message from Cindy:
Wish List: We have a great need for so many supplies. Maybe you have some extras you need to donate or can pick up a few items when you pop by the store? Or maybe you work for a company or in an office that would like to do a Supply Drive? We would love to work with you and here is just a sample of the items that we need!
Contact Erin Kincaid at Development@NewBeginningCenter.org to get involved today!
Paper Goods and Cleaning Supplies
Toilet bowl cleaner
Liquid hand soap
Macy’s will partner with New Beginning Center to invite customers to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from NewBeginning Center now. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, which has helped raised more than $46 million for charities across the country since 2006.
“Over the past eight years, Macy’s annual ‘Shop For A Cause’ has raised more than $46 million for local and national charities, providing our associates and customers an opportunity to give back to those organizations that touch their hearts each and every day,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “Giving back is a key component of Macy’s culture. We are honored to offer our customers an easy and convenient way to make a positive difference in their communities and in the lives of others, while enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”
Macy’s has provided New Beginning Center with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. New Beginning Center will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more New Beginning Center sells, the more money it will raise!
By purchasing a shopping pass from New Beginning Center customers supportprograms and services for families affected by domestic violence while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment and special events at Macy’s. Pass holders will receive special discounts on most regular, sale and clearance purchases all day, but some exclusions apply.
New Beginning Center expresses our appreciation to the Macy’s Shop for a Cause team. We are excited to be a part of this annual event. We encourage our friends and supporters to contact us for their shopping passes and to encourage their friends, relatives, and associates to do the same.
For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from New Beginning Center contact Carol Coburn at 972.276.0423 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get your shoes dusted off and get start stretching those legs! We have our 1st Annual Purple Passion Race & color Run set for Oct. 12th in downtown Garland!
Regsitration for this event is below and we will see you at the finish line!
1K Kiddie Fun Run
5K Race & Fun Run
Each month we introduce you to another member of our amazing team and learn more about what they do here at New Beginnning Center! This month we want you to meet Crystal Lopez – our BIPP Program ManagerWhat is a Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP)?A BIPP is specialized group and individual counseling designed to hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable for their behaviors and teach them how to make non-abusive choices. The primary focus of a BIPP is to increase victim safety and reduce battering.
Battering is a systematic pattern of using abusive behaviors (physical, sexual, verbal and emotional) that occurs over time. The goal is to control an intimate partner through fear.
Clients in a BIPP must:
Who is Appropriate for BIPP?
Any person who is abusive (physically, sexually, verbally and emotionally) towards an intimate partner (spouse, girlfriend/boyfriend, dating relationship). The abusive behaviors are targeted at the intimate partner. Battering of an intimate partner is not an anger management problem, as a batterer is not likely to be abusive towards any other person.
We currently have 8 groups to include
1. One (1) women’s BIPP group
2. Three (3) parole groups
3. Four (4) groups
4. Starting a Spanish speaking group in the month of July
We serve approximately 250 individuals per year
Thank You! Remember to Save the Dates
Aug. 24th – Macy’s & New Beginning Center Shop for a Cause
Sept. 19th – Donor Bridge Day – Stay Tuned for Donation Information
Sept. 20th – 30 Year Gala – Hats Off – SpringCreek Church Garland
Oct. 12th – Purple Passion Race – Downtown Garland
Nov. 14th – Holiday Shopping & Cocktail Event ~ *Sparkle*
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