Race Against Violence

For over 35 years, the Houston Area Women’s Center has worked relentlessly to help survivors affected by domestic and sexual violence build lives free from the effects of violence. Beginning in 1977 with 9 volunteers, today the center has 115 paid staff, a counseling and administrative building, a residential shelter for 120 women and children, a state-of-the-art hotline call center and over 1,000 active volunteers.

On a recent gorgeous Spring morning, a record 2,700 people (included 500 survivors) attended the  26th Annual Race Against Violence Day to raise funds for the center. Uptown Diamond is a proud sponsor of the event. The company came to know the organization and their mission through Caressa Hughes, a close friend of the Antona family, who volunteers with the organization.

Online donations for the Race against Violence are accepted through March 31st,  and can be made at hawc.org. To date, the organization has raised $229,000.

In the words of one race participant (show below), “I wish I could write everything that coming to this center has brought to my life. I know I am not alone and I can be free.”

RAV client

Join Our Email List

Join our email list, and get regular updates from Uptown Diamond on new jewelry, company news and exciting promotions. We value your privacy, and will never sell or rent your email address.

Find Us!

5151 San Felipe, Suite 150 Houston TX 77056

Our office is located in the Sage Plaza building at 5151 San Felipe Suite 150 Houston, TX 77056 (behind Ciao Bello restaurant in between S. Post Oak and Sage). From the front entrance we are immediately to your left in the lobby.

Parking Directions
Uptown Diamond is the absolute best place to find the perfect item to make anybody’s day. When it comes to custom jewelry, they are completely unmatched. My favorite part of the experience was how comfortable Grayland made me feel. He made sure I understood what the jargon means and... Read More »

Justin K

Yelp Review

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This