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iPledge®

Join us for the 2018 Campaign!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

NOON TO 1 PM

OUTSIDE OF PHILADELPHIA CITY HALL, NORTH PLAZA

More info coming soon!

Take a stand during Domestic Violence Awareness Month through our iPledge Campaign! iPledge is Women Against Abuse's public awareness campaign that calls on everyday Philadelphians to speak out when they see or hear domestic violence in the community. The pledge is 4,500 signatures strong - and counting!

Get Involved!

1. Be a part of the movement by signing our pledge against violence.

2. Then, take a selfie, holding our #iPledgeBecause speech bubble template & share the image on your social media channels. 

3. Download the iPledge Toolkit for everything you need to take action against domestic violence!

Special thanks to our generous sponsor

iPledge History

iPledge first started in 2008 and has been gaining momentum ever since. Learn about the impact iPledge is making!

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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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Sara’s Story

Sara’s Story

Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.

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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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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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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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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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Lucia’s Story

Lucia’s Story

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

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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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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

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

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