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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.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
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.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Since it first partnered with Women Against Abuse in 2008, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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