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2017 Annual Report

We are pleased to share with you Women Against Abuse’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017 - a look  at our progress over the past year, and an illustration of our resolve to continue pressing further as we embrace the future.

Click here to view our 2017 Annual Report!

We have the privilege and responsibility of standing with survivors of abuse; of ensuring that they can find the hope and support they need to soar.

We cannot fulfill our life-saving mission without supporters and friends like you. Thank you for partnering with us. We look ahead eagerly toward what we can continue to accomplish together. 

Help us ensure survivors receive the interventions they need to soar:

Take Action

Become an advocate! Visit our Take Action Center for action alerts and pre-written letters that you can personalize and send to your elected officials—all with a few quick clicks. Click here to visit the Take Action Center.

 

Make a Gift

Join Women Against Abuse in serving an average of nearly 14,000 individuals each year by making a donation. Click here to make a gift now.

 

Attend Dish It Up

Dish It Up is Philadelphia’s only fundraising event and food tasting competition featuring all female chefs. More than 500 guests will enjoy delicious culinary delights at Dish It Up, while raising funds and awareness for our life-saving work. The 2018 event will take place on March 28th in Center City Philadelphia. More info and tickets are available here!

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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.

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Kathleen’s Story

Kathleen’s Story

Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.

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Allison’s Story

Allison’s Story

Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.

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Sheila’s Story

Sheila’s Story

Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.

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Lucia’s Story

Lucia’s Story

Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.

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Doug Schoenberg’s Story

Doug Schoenberg’s Story

Doug Schoenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of SofterWare, Inc., recently provided a challenge match through the Schoenberg Family Charitable Fund as an incentive to help Women Against Abuse gain new monthly donors.

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Renee’s Story

Renee’s Story

Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.

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Georgina O’Hara’s Story

Georgina O’Hara’s Story

Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.

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Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”

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Dick MacKay’s Story

Dick MacKay’s Story

Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.

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If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline:

1.866.723.3014

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