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2018 Annual Report

We are pleased to share with you Women Against Abuse’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018 - a look at how we gained ground for survivors of intimate partner violence over the past year, as well as our priorities for the future.

Click here to download our 2018 Annual Report!

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 continue to Gain Ground for survivors of intimate partner violence.

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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 12,500 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 2019 event will take place on March 21st in Center City Philadelphia. More info and tickets are available here!

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Mike’s Story

Mike's Story

Mike, a former police detective with the Philadelphia Police Department, has been working as the police liaison for Women Against Abuse, so that he can help survivors in ways he couldn’t as a detective.

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Lonnie & Jordan’s Story

Lonnie & Jordan’s Story

The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.

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William’s Story

William’s Story

William Spratley flicks through the text messages on his phone until he finds the one he’s been looking for. It’s from his 27-year old daughter, Ameya, and it’s the last words he will ever exchange with her.

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Overbrook Presbyterian’s Story

Overbrook Presbyterian’s Story

The Women’s Dining Circle of Overbrook Presbyterian Church knows how to make fundraising down right fun. In January, the Dining Circle hosted a dinner that raised over $1,200 for Women Against Abuse.

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Beth Huffman’s Story

Beth Huffman’s Story

When a survivor's child was in trouble, Beth Huffman helped organize a press conference to get the story out on behalf of Women Against Abuse's Legal Center.

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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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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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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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LATICIA’S STORY

LATICIA'S STORY

“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.

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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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