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24 HOUR CRISIS LINE: 325-643-2699 OR TOLL FREE 888-313-2699

The mission of The ARK Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. is to provide safe shelter and comprehensive resident and non-resident services through advocacy, referrals, and education to support and empower victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault, one family at a time.

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The ARK has Three Full Time Positions Open - Counselor, Receptionist, and Legal/Sexual Assault Advocate.

Click here to see more information.

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Calling all Animal Lovers!

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By Walking your Pet, you may help save a Pet's life!

The trail at Riverside Park is one mile in length.  Your dog can particiapte and you will get a certificate for walking, a bandanna, a meal for yourself, and a doggie bag - all for just $20.  

In addition, you can sign up for free to win a trip for 4 day passes - rentals included plus lunch for 4 -  to BSR Cable Park in Waco valued at $180.00! NewAerial2 

Be sure and dress up your pet to win a prize for best dressed dog.  There will also be prizes for best behaved dog, funniest looking dog, biggest dog, littlest dog, dog that does the best tricks and dog that looks most like its' owner!  

Additional meals of hamburgers or Hotdogs with chips and a drink will be $5.

Your $20 will help pay for veterinary costs, vaccinations, food, and essentials for pets that are brought to the shelter by victims of domestic violence. Hurry and sign up today, Bandannas, and doggie bags are limited to the either pre-registered, or first come, first serve, until supplies run out.  Call 325-643-2699 and ask for Mary Silver for more information or to sign up.   

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HELP VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

WHILE YOU SHOP!

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Brownwood, Texas – April 9, 2015 - There are a couple of ways you can help, and you don't have to dig into your pockets to do it.  The ARK will receive a percentage of everything you buy at Amanzon.com and also at Kroger's.  It's easy to sign up.  Just follow a few simle steps:

For Amazon.com, you will need to go tohttps://smile.amazon.com/ and sign up.  You will need to choose your charity that you want money to go to, and we are in that list. Put in The ARK and it will come up instantly.Click on us, and then you will be able to continue shopping with absolutely no difference.  We will automatically get a percentage of your sale.  

For Kroger, you will need to get a Kroger card.  You can sign up for one online, or pick one up at the store.  

Link your card at www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com.

·      If you have an existing account, click on “Sign In”, otherwise click on “Create an Account”.

·      If you are a new online customer:

o  You will need to enter your email address, create a password, enter your zip code, click on favorite store, and agree to the terms and conditions.

o  Once you are done entering your information you will get a message asking you to check your e-mail inbox and click on the link within the body of the e-mail that was sent to activate your Kroger account.

·      Already have a Kroger.com account?

o  Enter your email address and password and click on “Sign In”.

o  Click on Community then on Community Rewards” then click on enroll now, complete personal information, click on save.

o  Enter your organization’s number or name and then click on “Search”.

o  Select your organization and click on “Save”.

o  To verify that you enrolled correctly, you will see your organizations name on the right side of your account settings page.

o  Once you are linked, you can start earning rewardsimmediatelytoward the organization you are supporting. (Note: The message saying that you are supporting an organization through the Kroger Community Rewards program will start printing on your receipt about 10 business days after you linked your card.)

This is important!  Our number to put into the form i83821.  

 Then you just use your card as usual every time you shop.  

The ARK is a shelter for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual abuse and their families  in Brown, Coleman and Comanche Counties.  It is a pet friendly shelter so that victims may also bring their pets with them when they come. The phone number to call for help is 325-643-2699.  For more information about the ARK Shelter, you can go online to www.arkshelter.org.  

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