Ending Domestic Violence in the Rio Grande Valley

On August 16, 2018 Magic Valley Electric Cooperative employees presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to Family Crisis Center in an effort to help those who have been victims of domestic violence.

Magic Valley employees raised $2,500 through fundraising activities at the Cooperative and received a matching grant from CoBank through their Sharing Success Program.

Members of the Magic Valley Employee Fundraising Committee were present during the check presentation and were thrilled to learn that the funds would have a direct impact in helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault from the Valley.

“Fundraising for local non-profits is a way for our employees to make a difference in our community,” says Abraham Quiroga, MVEC’s Business & Employee Development Division Manager. “We hope that this donation will help the organization to achieve their goal of preventing domestic violence in the Valley.”

“We are delighted to have been awarded the Magic Valley employee donation,” Says Laura Martinez, Executive Director for Family Crisis Center.  “With these funds, we will be able to make a difference in the safety of victims and their children.”

About Family Crisis Center                                                                                                      Family Crisis Center continues to advance its mission of enhancing the safety of victims and their children by providing crisis intervention and advocacy services to reduce and prevent the occurrence of family violence and sexual assault through education and community awareness. The services the agency provides include: emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, access to food and clothing, information and referral, legal and personal advocacy, child advocacy, counseling, support groups, job readiness training, transitional housing, homeless prevention financial assistance, child care assistance, and more.

About Magic Valley Electric Cooperative                                                                             Magic Valley is a not-for-profit, member owned electric cooperative dedicated to providing safe, affordable and reliable electric service. For over 80 years, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative has been an integral part of the Rio Grande Valley community and will continue its commitment to support local non-profit organizations.

For additional information or to find how you can assist the agency, contact the Family Crisis Center of the Rio Grande Valley at (956) 423-9304 or visit familycrisisctr.org.

 


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