Domestic Violence Action Coalition
Alice Slaughter and Kim Plater
(See the sidebar for our history.)
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Our next meeting is February 18. Meeting starts at noon - we always provide snacks but if you want to come early - 11:30 with your lunch you are welcome to do that.

Below are items that DVAC collects to distribute. Cash donations are always welcome to help us help others.

New Items
Toys (ages 1 – 18)
Books (0 – 18)
Diapers
Toiletries
Colorful Socks
Slippers and/or decorative flip flops
Games
Puzzles
Coloring Books
Colored Pens/Pencils/Crayons
Stationary
Calendars

Key Chains
Gum
Baby Items (Clothes, Blankets, Lotions, Wipes, Bottles, Bibs)
Mother’s Gifts (Perfumes, Powder, Makeup, Brushes/combs)
Household Items (Paper towels, Toilet paper, cleansers, soap, kitchen towels, sanitary items)

New or Slightly Used Items
Purses
Wheeled Suitcases
Alarm Clocks
Wallets/Coin Purses
Scarves
Jewelry

Cash Donations
You are welcome to donate cash. You can designate that DVAC purchase particular items for the families or you can designate that the money be shared with the agencies we service. Checks should be made to CWC DVAC.

Agencies receiving assistance from DVAC
Project Sister Family Services (Child Abuse and Sexual Assault)
House of Ruth (Domestic Violence Shelter)
YWCA WINGS (Domestic Violence Shelter)
McGill House (Homeless/Domestic Violence)
Crossroads (Shelter from Women from Prison/Domestic Violence)
GFWC (Domestic Violence Scholarships)
Emergency Assistance for victims and survivors
Covina Woman’s Club

DVAC also provides items to other shelters and agencies as they are requested, depending on need. They also provide training opportunities for DVAC members.

All items and cash donated are distributed to victims, survivors, and service providers. There are no overhead expenses for DVAC.