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Monday, November 13, 2017

Facing a Tragedy at T.C. Williams\Una Tragedia Para T.C. Williams



Many of you may have heard of a recent tragic loss for the T.C. community when a 17-year-old girl was killed by an ex-boyfriend and her brother was seriously wounded.  A T.C. parent has set up a GoFundMe site to help the family deal with the medical and funeral costs they have incurred.  The PTSA Board wanted to share the site to help this T.C. family in its time of most devastating need. 

Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.  

If you would like to know more about:
  • how to recognize the warning signs of teen dating violence, and 
  • how to help someone in an unhealthy relationship,
  • the Loveisrespect website is a great resource to read and share.
Muchos de ustedes habrán escuchado sobre una reciente y trágica pérdida para la comunidad de T.C., cuando una niña de 17 años fue asesinada por su ex novio y su hermano resultó gravemente herido.  Una familia de T.C.  ha creado una cuenta en GoFundMe para ayudar a la familia a lidiar con los gastos médicos y funerarios. El PTSA quiere compartir la cuenta para ayudar a esta familia de T.C. en un momento
de dolor y necesidad.

Cada año cerca de 1.5 millones de estudiantes de secundaria de todo el país experimentan abuso físico de una pareja. 

Si desea saber más sobre:
  • cómo reconocer las señales de advertencia de violencia entre parejas adolescentes, y 
  • cómo ayudar a alguien en una relación enfermiza, 
  • el sitio web espanol.loveisrespect.org es un gran recurso para leer y compartir.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

ALIVE! NEEDS Volunteers for Food Distribution on Saturday 6/24

Hunger does not take a vacation. We need volunteers for ALIVE's monthly food distribution on Saturday, June 24. Many of our regular volunteers are away during the summer. We need volunteers at Church of the Resurrection ( 2280 N. Beauregard ST) between 8:30 - 11:00am. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome. Children with parents are welcome. 

Please respond to volunteers@alive-inc.org, if you can participate. Thank you. 

Patricia 
Volunteer Coordinator 
ALIVE!