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Meadows Foundation Will Double Your Generous Donation to CST

The Meadows Foundation of Dallas, Texas has awarded a grant of $100,000 to Center for Survivors of Torture and will match $1:$1 for funds that we are able to raise up to $50,000, between February 6 and October 31, 2013. This … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day, Through the Eyes of a CST Volunteer

“Certainly, for the refugees attaining their US citizenship at the ceremony and for the numerous other refugees who have been here awhile or who aspire to become citizens, the World Refugee Day celebration at the Texas History Museum has a … Continue reading

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CST In the Press

Make sure to check out our Matching Campaign from The Meadows Foundation coverage from the Dallas Morning News HERE and our involvement with World Refugee Day in the Austin American Statesman HERE.

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From The Executive Director – June 2013

Dear CST supporters, Every day, women, men, and children are tortured or ill-treated with the intention of destroying their sense of dignity and human worth. In too many countries, people’s legitimate demands for freedom and human rights are met with … Continue reading

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Monthly Learning Luncheons for Torture Treatment Providers to be Hosted by CST

Join CST Executive Director, Celia VanDeGraaf and staff on May 1, 2013 for an open discussion regarding the provision of services to torture survivors at our “Brown Bag Learning Luncheon”. All providers who would like guidance in order to work … Continue reading

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Meadows Foundation Will Double Your Generous Donation to CST

The Meadows Foundation of Dallas, Texas has awarded a grant of $100,000 to Center for Survivors of Torture and will match $1:$1 for funds that we are able to raise up to $50,000, between February 6 and October 31, 2013. … Continue reading

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The Hammill Foundation Awards $7,500 For Disabled Survivors

The Donald D. Hammill Foundation in Austin, Texas has awarded $7,500 to Center for Survivors of Torture to assist disabled torture survivors. This grant will enable CST to provide services to a growing population in our community that would otherwise … Continue reading

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From the Executive Director – April 2013

Dear Friends and Supporters, In May, I will celebrate eight remarkable years at CST. As I review the past eight years, I can say without reservation that each year’s accomplishments surpass those of the previous year. I attribute these impressive … Continue reading

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Where to Donate This Spring?

Remember to think of CST as you begin spring cleaning this year! We are always in need of in-kind donations and they are always tax-deductible. Our Wish List: Bus Passes (Austin and Dallas) Clothes and shoes Blankets, bedding Household goods … Continue reading

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Learning Luncheon Hosted by CST

Join CST Executive Director Celia VanDeGraaf and Clinical Director Samantha McGrath for an open discussion regarding the provision of services to torture survivors at our first “Brown Bag Learning Luncheon”. Both Celia and Samantha will be available to answer your … Continue reading

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