As one of the leading agencies in Texas advocating for victims of domestic violence, FVPS can help with media inquiries.

Please direct all inquiries to:

Blanca Uribe
(210) 930-3669 ext. 2217
blanca.uribe@fvps.org

Stories/ News

2019:

Getting Ready for Purple Run: https://www.kens5.com/video/news/community/run-to-raise-awareness/273-85aa9ae0-1ec9-4362-9a91-348b4fbe3ba1 

October Marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/local-organization-prepares-for-domestic-violence-awareness-month-09-29-2019

$20,000 Purple Leash Project Grant from Purina and RedRover to help build pet shelter: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/purina–redrover-continue-national-mission-to-expand-number-of-pet-friendly-shelters-with-four-new-purple-leash-project-shelter-grants-300917188.html

“Pets to be Allowed to Stay with Abuse Victims at Battered Women and Children’s Shelter” https://www.ksat.com/news/news-at-9/pets-to-be-allowed-to-stay-with-abuse-victims-at-battered-women-and-childrens-shelter 

“San Antonio Could Add $1 Million in Domestic Violence Prevention Funding” https://www.kens5.com/article/news/community/san-antonio-could-add-1-million-in-domestic-violence-prevention-funding/273-324f20ee-e4d2-4d53-a600-26a3e7e84cff

“Local, State Leaders: Culture Shift, Better Organization Needed to Address Domestic Violence” https://therivardreport.com/local-state-leaders-culture-shift-better-organization-needed-to-address-domestic-violence/

“City Council Members Strategize to Combat Intimate Partner Violence” https://www.ksat.com/news/domestic-violence/city-council-members-strategizing-to-combat-intimate-partner-violence

“Domestic Violence is a Critical Issue in San Antonio” https://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/editorials/article/Domestic-violence-is-a-critical-issue-in-San-13895217.php

Interview with Directors Cortnee Wright and Blanca Uribe on FVPS services and Honoring Mothers Luncheon: https://foxsanantonio.com/news/focus-on-south-texas/honoring-mothers-luncheon

“City Councilwoman Pushes for Huge Financial Commitment to Fight Against Domestic Violence” https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/city-councilwoman-pushes-for-huge-financial-commitment-to-fight-against-domestic-violence

“Family Violence Deaths Reach an Unprecedented High in San Antonio, Victim Advocates Say” https://www.ksat.com/news/domestic-violence/family-violence-deaths-reach-unprecedented-high-in-san-antonio-victims-advocates-say

“Domestic Violence Spikes During Fiesta in San Antonio” https://www.kens5.com/article/entertainment/events/fiesta/domestic-violence-spikes-during-fiesta-in-san-antonio/273-514297f6-86d7-4009-8ece-eba1dbe9993d

“Domestic Violence Determined to be Involved in South Side Stabbing” https://ktxs.com/news/texas/domestic-violence-found-to-be-involved-in-south-side-stabbing

“State Lawmaker Files Bills to Further Protect Victims of Domestic Violence” https://www.ksat.com/news/domestic-violence/state-lawmaker-files-bills-to-further-protect-victims-of-domestic-violence

“How is San Antonio Facing Addressing Issues of Family Violence?” https://www.tpr.org/post/sa2020-how-san-antonio-addressing-issues-family-violence-child-abuse

“Local Leaders Headed to Women’s United Nation Meeting” https://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/san-antonio/news/2019/03/02/local-leaders-heading-to-women-s-united-nation-meeting

Interview with CEO, Marta Pelaez, on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: https://www.kens5.com/video/news/teen-dating-violence-awareness-month/273-8993b706-58dd-4911-9f4e-09461582da07

Interview with John Marshall High School students on Can’t Beat Love Film Festival: https://www.kens5.com/video/news/cant-beat-love-student-film-festival-awards/273-d89f0afe-7bb1-48d9-9e88-8bca7d4236ba

“Loving in Fear” KSAT answers viewer questions about domestic violence:https://www.ksat.com/news/domestic-violence/loving-in-fear-ksat-answers-viewer-questions-about-domestic-violence

“Held Hostage in Another Country”: https://www.ksat.com/news/domestic-violence/held-hostage-in-another-country-financial-abuse-kept-her-trapped

2018:

http://www.kens5.com/news/local/volunteers-hit-the-streets-to-count-the-homeless-in-bexar-county/511657531

http://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/battered-women-and-childrens-shelter-sees-increase-in-calls-to-hotline

http://foxsanantonio.com/news/focus-on-south-texas/8th-annual-san-antonio-film-contest

2017:

http://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/october-is-domestic-violence-awareness-month-10-10-2017

https://www.ksat.com/news/two-iconic-sa-spots-will-go-purple-for-domestic-violence-awareness-month

http://m.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Bexar-County-has-one-of-the-highest-numbers-of-12295076.php

http://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/more-women-entering-batterers-intervention-program

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