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Where Your Money Goes

When you make a gift to Women Against Abuse, you can trust that it will be put to prudent use to transform lives. We are committed to the highest quality fiscal management, ensuring that all contributions are used with integrity, transparency and in a manner that will have the greatest impact for our clients. 

Here's a snapshot of how we allocated contributions in Fiscal Year 2017:

Funder Praise and Recognition

“Every grantee we consider must undergo a rigorous financial assessment. Women Against Abuse scored an ‘excellent’ rating on this assessment, which is very difficult to accomplish. We are pleased to support such a well-managed and mission-focused organization.”

— Connelly Foundation

 

A full listing of our recent audits and 990s can be found here.

 

Guidestar

A complete financial profile of Women Against Abuse is available on Guidestar.

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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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Catherine’s Story

Catherine’s Story

When I first met my abuser, I was just 14 years old and he was 20. I thought I was in love, so I ignored the disapproval of my mom and sister.

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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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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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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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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

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

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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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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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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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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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1.866.723.3014

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