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Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Members of the First Step Shelter Staff are Turning Texas Teal in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month! Stay up to date on the work we do at First Step and issues regarding Sexual and Domestic Violence by following us on Facebook at First Step Inc. For nine EXCELLENT tips on how to respond to survivors […]

MSU Theatre Department Supports Survivors of DV and SA!

MSU Theatre’s Pi Delta chapter of Alpha Psi Omega will be presenting A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer this weekend. All ticket sales will be donated to First Step, Inc. of Wichita Falls! Join us for a great evening of theatre, and please share! Share This:

How to Help Survivors of DV during the Holidays

  Though the holiday season is a joyous time for many, it can be an especially challenging time for survivors of domestic violence.  November through January is a busy time at the First Step Shelter; we typically see an increase in the number of survivors seeking help and safety. During this time of the year, […]

Support First Step at the Gingerbread Jubilee!

Here are a few pictures of First Step’s submission for the Gingerbread House Auction hosted by the Nonprofit Center of Wichita Falls! The auction will be held on December 3rd at 7:00pm at the Wichita Falls Country Club.  For more information about the event, including opportunities to decorate your own gingerbread house, visit the Nonprofit Center Website or Facebook […]

First Step News: Candlelight Vigil 2015

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Candlelight Vigil a success!  Below are some pictures from the event.         As always, thank you for supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  If you’re interested in helping local survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, you may Volunteer, Donate, or check out our Needs List. Share […]

First Step Candlelight Vigil 2015

This event will include a candle lighting ceremony honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence, two guest speakers, Chief Manuel Borrego and Barbara Brewer, music by the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra, and light refreshments. Share This:

First Step Fun Run!

With the support of our local biker community, First Step, Inc. is hosting a Fun Run on October 17, 2015! We’re happy to have their support and excited for the event. If you’re interested in participating, sponsoring, or volunteering, call Vicki at (940)723-7799. Share This:

Put the Nail in It! Help End Domestic Violence

Put the nail in it and help end domestic violence by painting one or all of your nails purple!  This is a fun, easy way to show support for survivors of domestic violence and participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join the First Step staff in putting the nail in it! To learn more about the […]

Summer Fun for First Step Kids – THANK YOU Optimist Club!

Members of our local chapter of the Optimist Club generously sponsored our Summer Fun Initiative to ensure the children in our shelter had a summer full of treats and activities.  The summer break has come to an end, and we can safely say the children at the First Step shelter have had a summer filled with outings, entertainment, delicious […]

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