Master’s Thesis, Personal Experience Combine to Benefit CAAW

Open JAR: A Potentialist Romance…Almost is an original performance piece created by Kelsey Sweet to generate awareness and discussion about sexual violence. Kelsey is writing, producing and [...]

CAAW Team Participates in “One Billion Rising “

On February 14, 2014, CAAW staff joined others in Carson City to rise and dance on behalf of women survivors of violence.  Over one billion people in more than 200 countries rose on this day as a [...]

NV Energy & CAAW: 20 years of baskets

For 20 years, thoughtful employees at NV Energy have helped make life a bit more bearable for women and children in Washoe County whose lives are disrupted by domestic violence. This year, on the [...]

A Vietnam Vet: “An Example”

Mr. David Payne had never given to CAAW before but after much thought and consideration, he decided that he wanted to be “an example” to other vets. Personal reasons prompted him to [...]

Support CAAW’s Kids Today

Need cards that you can use for that special thank you or just to say hello? Say much more while showing your support for CAAW’s Kids by purchasing note cards designed by child residents of [...]

In the News Recently

The Board and Staff of CAAW would like to congratulate the Reno Wired Team for receiving the Best In-Cause Marketing Award from the Reno/Tahoe American Marketing Association! The award is for [...]

Family Empowerment Project

Since 1977, CAAW has served as a community leader in the provision of safe, emergency services for victims of domestic violence and their children. This role continues today; however, CAAW is [...]

Record Turnout for 2013 Hannah Humanitarian Awards

On Friday, May 10, 2013, more than 380 community supporters attended CAAW’s Hannah Humanitarian Award Luncheon at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The event honored Sheila Leslie and the E.L. Cord [...]

CAAW Receives a Technology Makeover

Thanks to a $15,000 grant from Microsoft Licensing and IQ Technology Solutions in November of 2012, CAAW now has access to the kind of technology that will help us to better serve the needs of [...]

New Transport Van

We are the proud new owners of a 2012 12-passenger transport van – a very generous donation made by the E.L. Cord Foundation in conjunction with Jones West Ford. The new van is being used [...]

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