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Women Against Abuse
in FY2015, due to limited space in its two 100-bed emergency safe havens.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.
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.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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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