Troy Vincent’s keynote address during Mending Broken Hearts with Hope

Troy Vincent, Vice President of NFL operations, presented the keynote address during the 2017 Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon, Feb. 20, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, FL. Vincent grew up in a home with domestic violence and has been instrumental in raising awareness and calling on men to stand with women to stop and prevent domestic violence.

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Suncoast Foundation grant supports Shelter Child Care

The Suncoast Credit Union has been a wonderful partner to The Shelter, providing a variety of grants through its Suncoast Credit Union Foundation since 2008. This year, The Shelter received a $5,000 grant to support the purchase of supplies and materials for our Onsite Child Care Program which serves families in our emergency shelter. Thank you!  

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Warehouse/Floor Assistant

Title: Warehouse/Floor  Assistant  Reports to: Manager, The Shelter Options Shoppe Status: Full-time, Non-exempt Description:     Assist and provide support to the warehouse organization, sales, and operations of the store with responsibility for merchandise handling and the delivery of excellent customer experience to donors and customers. Organization and donation support specific to the warehouse. Requirements & Skills:         High school degree or equivalent Bi-lingual (Spanish) ...

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Apple Pie Day set for Tuesday, April 25!

What’s better than a slice of fresh apple pie? A free slice of fresh apple pie! The public is invited to come celebrate Apple Pie Day from 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, at The Shelter Options Shoppe, 968 Second Avenue North in Naples. Options is the fashionable support arm of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. Apple Pie Day is held in memory of Jack & Lue Harris for their countless hours of volunteer service at Options and their very generous financial gift that enabled The Shelter to purchase The Shelter Options Shoppe building. Because apple pie was ...

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Windstar Foundation supports Bayshore area youth

The Windstar Club Charitable Foundation recently presented The Shelter with a $10,000 check to support at risk kids in the Bayshore area. From left, Kathleen Pinizzotto, Richard Dobson, David Slobodien, Shelter Executive Director Linda Oberhaus and Robert Eitel from the Windstar Club Charitable Foundation.

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Planned Giving Breakfast – Find Out How to Leave Your Legacy

Want to leave a legacy and make a difference? Join us at The Shelter to learn how! Speakers will include: Executive Director Linda Oberhaus, Adam C. Kerlek, Esq. of Bond, Schoeneck & King. Please RSVP by Friday, March 17 as space is limited - Tamika Seaton, 239.775. 3862 or email tseaton@naplesshelter.org

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Seventh Annual Fashion Show at Options

The Shelter Options Shoppe held its Seventh Annual Fashion Show, Sunday, Mar. 5, 2017, at the store, 968 Second Avenue, North in Naples. Chairs of the event were Lori Fell and Cara Martin. Enjoy the video.

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Darby Against Domestic Violence

I’m Darby, FCADV's new mascot and I'm on a mission to raise awareness about domestic violence and the interconnection of animal abuse. Even though I'm still a puppy, I want to make a difference in the lives of domestic violence survivors, their children and their pets. So, FCADV and I have teamed up to launch Darby Against Domestic Violence.

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Luck o’the Irish tree

Happy Everything! Participants continue to decorate the tree in emergency shelter to celebrate many holidays! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Warner & Patti Blow awarded Beau Venturi Peace Award

The Shelter honored Warner and the late Patti Blow with the Beau Venturi Peace Award, Feb. 20, 2017, during the 17th Annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon. On hand to help accept the gift was their daughter Tracy Pospect.

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Troy Vincent on Bob Harden Radio Show

Naples radio host and journalist Bob Harden interviewed NFL Vice President Troy Vincent, Jan. 17, prior to Vincent's keynote address during the Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon, Monday, Jan. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort.

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NFL executive: Men must lead to end domestic violence

Naples Daily News Guest Editorial, Sunday, Feb. 19, 20 CLICK to view print version By Troy Vincent, Executive Vice President of the NFL As young boys in Trenton, New Jersey, my brother and I grew up behind the closed doors of a home often engulfed with the haunting cries and unspeakable images that predictably come with horrific acts of domestic violence. Huddling together, we would squeeze our eyes shut, muffle our sobs and, without a sound, wordlessly agree that during those frequent occurrences of violence, our best survival plan was to blanket our pain and ...

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NFL’s Troy Vincent speaks out at MBH Luncheon

WINK News reporter Nicole Papageorge interviews NFL Vice President Troy Vincent prior to his keynote address at The Shelter's Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon, Monday, Feb. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. NBC-2 Sports reporter Nate Foy interviews Troy Vincent. ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida

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Forgive and forget? NBC-2 News report

NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Linda Oberhaus and survivor Christy Carpenter where recently interviewed as part of an NBC-2 news report on domestic violence and returning to abusive relationships.

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Shelter Welcomes Four New Trustees

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children recently welcomed Jane Borchers, Maegan Evans-Dustin, Diane McCaw, and Judi Embrescia to its Board of Trustees.

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Retail Associate

Print full job description Title: Retail Associate Reports to: Manager, Options Status:   Part-time, Non-exempt Description:   Assist  and  provide support to the sales and operations of the store with responsibility for POS transactions, merchandise handling and the delivery of excellent customer service to donors and customers Requirements & Skills:       High school degree or equivalent Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred Retail experience preferred Basic POS and computer skills Excellent ...

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NFL Vice President Troy Vincent to speak at Mending Broken Hearts Luncheon

NFL Executive Vice President and former football great Troy Vincent will deliver the keynote address during the Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Vincent’s message, “Leadership over Violence,” will include his personal story of growing up in a home with domestic violence.

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Students build labyrinth at The Shelter

Linda Johnsen and Trang Burney from the Office of Student Engagement at Florida SouthWestern State College led a group of about 30 students to build a labyrinth at The Shelter on Jan. 28, 2017. The labyrinth will offer a quiet place for participants to find peace.

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GADV Men’s Tailgate Party 2017 – Casino Royale

Nearly 200 men attended the 6th Annual Gentle'men Against Domestic Violence® Men's Tailgate Party, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The theme for the evening was Casino Royale and attendees enjoyed a variety of casino-styled games, dinner, presentation and a Cigar & Scotch lounge.

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Healing Arts advocate Aimee Boglio featured on D’Latinos

The Shelter's Healing Arts advocate Aimee Boglio discusses the services provided by The Shelter for Abused Women & Children during the Jan. 13 edition of D'Latinos.

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