The mission of the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County is to promote the safety, well-being, and best interest of victims of family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and to advocate for the prevention of such crimes.

4th Annual Yoga on the Beach

Yoga Logo

October 9, 2014

Sign-in starts 5pm

Yoga Class 6pm – 7pm

Stewart Beach

201 Seawall Blvd.

FREE EVENT!

*Come dressed, Facilities will be closed*

October is domestic violence awareness month, and in honor of the victims the Resource and Crisis Center hosts Yoga on the Beach to bring awareness to our community. Come and enjoy healing and relaxation with the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County!

Bring household cleaning item(s) or personal hygiene item(s) for the RCC Emergency Shelter, and receive a free RCC t-shirt!

Kathleen DiNatalie, yoga instructor and owner of the Yoga Haven, is generously hosting the yoga class. The yoga will be appropriate for all levels of practitioners, just don’t forget to bring a yoga mat or towel! We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Contact RCC

Christina Harrover

409-443-0511

charrover@rccgc.org

 

Recap of 5th Annual Casino for a Cause

 

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Thank you to All that Blooms for generously providing the floral arrangements that transformed the space into a tropical paradise!

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Dreyfus Printing graciously donated their services to print the beautiful programs for this event. We are so thankful!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We are so appreciative to fourOnine for providing the upbeat music that kept the atmosphere lively and exciting all evening! We would also like to thank PSAV Presentation Services for so graciously donating all AV services!

 

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A great thank you to Casinos Unlimited for providing the games and gambling experience! RCC would also like to extend a warm appreciation to Tremont House for housing this event!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change Starts Here – United Way Campaign Video

The Resource & Crisis Center was honored to be included in this year’s United Way Galveston County Mainland Campaign Video, “Change Starts Here.” A brave young lady who received services from RCC as a child shares her powerful story, along side other community members who have received aid from United Way organizations. Be sure to watch the video to learn more about how the Galveston County community has come together to support our neighbors in their time of need with the help of United Way.

Thank You to All Who Made Casino for a Cause Possible!

The 4th Annual Casino for a Cause event was a huge success! On July 27th, 160 of the Resource & Crisis Center’s supporters gathered together to enjoy good food, casino gaming, and live music, while raising funds for the mission of RCC. The Resource & Crisis Center is thankful for each and every sponsor, guest, and individual who contributed to making this event a success!

Of course, the Resource & Crisis Center would be remiss if we did not acknowledge the generous donations made by individuals and companies to make the Casino for a Cause event possible. The Tremont House generously discounted the use of the Davidson Ballroom and the cost of the talented catering team.

The Tremont House catering team, led by chef Michael Jacobson, created a scrumptious menu

The Tremont House catering team, led by chef Michael Jacobson, created a scrumptious menu

 

Downtown Blooms kindly donated the centerpieces and floral decorations for the event, completely transforming the space with their creativity and ingenuity.

Downtown Blooms' beautiful centerpieces

Downtown Blooms’ beautiful centerpieces

More floral decorations from Downtown Blooms

More floral decorations from Downtown Blooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Similarly, Bob Ford generously donated his time and expertise to our event as the emcee, while his wife, Pam Ford, spent her hours capturing the event through photography.

Executive Director, Bonnie Martin, with Bob Ford, "the Voice of the Astros" and the Casino for a Cause emcee

Executive Director, Bonnie Martin, with Bob Ford, “the Voice of the Astros” and the Casino for a Cause emcee

 

Two Bit Karma also contributed to the event by playing a wide range of upbeat music to keep the crowd engaged.

Two Bit Karma performing at Casino for a Cause

Two Bit Karma performing at Casino for a Cause

 

Last, but certainly not least, Dreyfus Printing generously donated the Casino for a Cause programs this year.

Once again, thank you to the many donors and contributors who made this event possible. We could not have done it without your support!

Back to School Drive

Each year, with the help of our community, The Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County (RCC) provides age appropriate school supplies to the children residing in our shelter.

Sometimes the only difference between an A+ student and a failing student is having basic supplies to do homework and participate in class. Because the children served by RCC live within our shelter and their mothers are trying to rebuild, providing school supplies is the least of their worries.

You can help in several ways…

  • Create a drive and collect new school supplies to donate
  • Make a financial donation to The Resource and Crisis Center
  • Volunteer to help with school supply and uniform inventory and packing backpacks

School Supply Wish List

  • 3 Ring Binders
  • Backpacks
  • Colored Pencils
  • Construction Paper
  • Dividers
  • Pocket Folders
  • Glue
  • Glue Sticks
  • Highlighters
  • Index Cards
  • Crayons
  • Pencil Colors
  • 1” binders
  • Subject Dividers
  • Kleenex
  • Manila Paper
  • Washable Markers
  • Lined Notebook Paper
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Writing Tablets
  • Watercolor Sets
  • # 2 Pencils
  • Pink Erasers
  • Pencil Case
  • Blue Pens
  • Red Pens
 

 Uniform Assistance

  • Khaki pants/shorts/etc (all sizes)
  • Red, Blue, Gold, White polo shirts (all sizes)

Calling all Companies…

Does your company want to run your own Back to School Drive benefiting the Resource and Crisis Center? Just collect supplies and/or monetary donations for a few weeks at your office and deliver them to the RCC Administration at 1802 Broadway #122 by August 30.  Questions? Contact Shannon Samuelson at 409-443-0511 or ssamuelson@rccgc.org.

Donations will be accepted from August 1st and 30th.

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