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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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Alyssa’s Story

Alyssa’s Story

Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.

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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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Verizon’s Story

Verizon’s Story

A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.

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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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Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.

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Doreen Davis’ Story

Doreen Davis’ Story

Doreen Davis is a longtime supporter of Women Against Abuse who has used her expertise in traditional labor law to assist WAA for over two decades.

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Justine’s Story

Justine’s Story

Justine got to know Eric in college, while working part time at a Virginia-based home improvement store. They began casually dating in 1999, eventually marrying in May of 2006. Looking back, her sister, Lauren, can see the red flags.

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

1.866.723.3014

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