FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2017


10th Annual “Handbags for Hope” News Conference


The Travis County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Texas Advocacy Project will conduct a News Conference regarding “Handbags for Hope”, an annual drive that provides donated handbags to domestic violence survivors.
LOCATION: 5555 Airport Blvd.


DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM.


TCSO Chief Deputy, Anthony Johnson, Texas Advocacy Project Executive Director, Heather Bellino, members of the project’s Board of Directors, local business leaders and domestic violence survivors will be in attendance to explain how the project works and showcase survivors who have benefitted from it.


The drive will take place February 22 - March 31, 2017. In its ten years, the “Handbags for Hope” project has distributed over 35,000 handbags and assistance resources to women in need.
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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 318-5669

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