11.26.14: W.A.R. items to be sold to help their victims
As you consider the shopping ads for gift buying, one local group hopes you will think about purchasing items from them and in turn help women who have been victimized.
Women At Risk has programs in over 40 countries and their goal is to rescue victimized woman and help them with the healing process. Part of that process is helping them get back on their feet and empower them to learn a new skill or trade. Some of those items are then sold.
Jessica Rowland oversees the retail side of the ministry and hopes shoppers may consider them for Christmas gift buying.
They have to local stores. One in Rockford which is downtown along the river, and the other is along 44th Street just east of the Rivertown Crossings Mall.
More information is available on their website.
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