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Join the Purple Purse Challenge!!

Join the Purple Purse Challenge and Win a Coach Purse!! Domestic violence affects 1 in 4 women in her lifetime – yet it’s a difficult topic to talk about. To get the conversation started and raise awareness for domestic violence, The Allstate Foundation created the Purple Purse […]




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“Safe Harbor Suite” Renovations Completed Thanks to Local Business Support

On May 21st the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter hosted an Open House to thank to the team at Lang McLaughry Real estate for spearheading the renovation of the “Safe Harbor Suite”. Thanks to their efforts, and to the support they recruited from the local business community, […]




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Marble Valley Runners’ Community Support Makes A Difference!

Over sixty-four participants ran, walked, or “strolled” with their kids in the Marble Valley Runners’ Mother’s Day 5K Run, Walk and Stroller Run on May 11th, resulting in a record-breaking donation of $2,500 to The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter. This annual event had a new […]




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Mother’s Day 5K Run, Walk & Stroller Run to benefit Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter

The Marble Valley Runners Club is sponsoring their annual Mother’s Day 5K Run, Walk & Stroller Run to benefit the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter.  For the first time ever the course will be held in  Rutland, Vermont. Come celebrate the arrival of spring on this […]

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Stewart’s Continues Community Support to Rutland through Donation to RCWNS

The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter is proud to announce that Stewart’s Holiday Match has once again generously donated $2,000.00 to the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter. Stewart’s customers participate in this annual event; every dollar that they contribute is matched by the company.  This […]




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Order Tickets for the April 12 Symposium: Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Tickets are now available for order online for the Saturday, April 12 symposium presented by the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter and the Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization, Inc.  They can also be purchased from Fruition at 56 Merchants Row, and at Shear Heaven Salon & Day […]




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Announcing a Special Symposium: Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter and the Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization, Inc. announce an April 12, 2014 symposium in Rutland, VT to address issues of domestic violence and sexual assault featuring guest speakers Jeanelle Achee, Miss Vermont 2013, and Carmen Tarleton, author of “Overcome: Burned, […]




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The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter Receives $20,000 Grant from The Mary Kay Foundation

October 3, 2013                      Rutland, Vermont In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Mary Kay FoundationSM has awarded the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter a $20,000 grant for critical services and programs for individuals who are survivors of domestic abuse. This year the Foundation has awarded […]




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Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter Summer Newsletter

The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter Summer Newsletter is now available through this link: SummerNewsletter 2013 If you would like to receive the newsletter by mail, please send your name and address to our office by emailing [email protected]  If you’d like to help us reduce paper and […]




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VPR Features Story on RCWNS Volunteer Program

VPR Reporter Nina Keck talks to The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter about the need for crisis line volunteers in Rutland County.  Listen here: 24 Hour Hotline Critical to Addressing Domestic Violence




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