Women and Children's Support Resources (WCSR), a 501(c)3 agency,
offers a gift certificate program that will put valuable technical
and educational resources into the hands of domestic violence
victims, practitioners, and agencies, quickly and efficiently.
This program benefits
domestic violence coalitions, service agencies and individual
donors who wish to make a tax-exempt donation to shelters of
Victim assistance programs need technical and educational resources
to perform programmatic goals, such as helping battered women
and children in crisis situations, assisting victims achieve
emotional and financial independence, and training domestic violence
professionals and practitioners in a wide range of prevention
and intervention activities. Excellent technical resources are
available through publishers and presses throughout the country
to assist these programs. (Please look at our updated online
catalog listing of domestic violence titles at www.volcanopress.com. You can also request a catalog be sent
via the Post Office.) However, the shelters that need these resources
usually do not have sufficient funding to acquire them.
addresses the problem by putting purchasing power directly in
the hands of victim assistance programs, and letting them select
from a wide range of available resources. This gift certificate
program is modeled after successful pilot programs. (See some
of the testimonial letters on our testimonials page.) Unlike the recent pilots, however,
recipients of gift certificates under our program will not be
restricted to selecting materials from a single publisher; rather,
we will make selected materials available from a nationwide consortium
WCSR performs the
clearinghouse function of producing and distributing gift certificates
on behalf of donor(s), and receiving and filling orders from
gift certificate recipients. We contract with Volcano Press,
Inc. to perform these services.
You Can Help:
the funding from your budget for the program, and select the
gift certificate recipients (e.g., resource libraries, women's
shelters, etc.) and the dollar amount of each gift certificate.
You provide WCSR with the names and addresses of your choice.
We will them produce the gift certificates in your name, distribute
them with catalogs and website ordering information to your selected
recipients and fill their orders for books, videos and other
resource materials as they make their selection.
IT'S AS SIMPLE
your funds go directly to the shelter or organization of your
choice or to expand your own resource library. Your funds can
be committed to this program within days.
us at: 1-209-296-4979
or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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