According to Texas Council on Family Violence, in 2011 in Texas 120 women and 6 children were killed because of domestic violence. 76 were shot, 17 were stabbed, 12 were strangled, 9 were beaten with hands and 5 were killed by some other weapon or means of death. There were a total of 177,983 family violence incidents in the year of 2011. There were 11,833 adults sheltered causing 14,578 children to be sheltered.
For the fiscal year September 2012-August 2013 First Step has assisted 689 victims of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault. First Step has a new campaign called “Rescue Me from the War Zone of Violence.”
Rescue Me from the War Zone of Violence
Donation Goal: $25,000
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