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Marshalls and the TJX Foundation generously awarded Women Against Abuse $5,000 in gift cards to support emergency shelter services for victims of domestic violence.
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Women Against Abuse (WAA), Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence agency, will provide testimony on Monday, March 19th, at 10 a.m., at City Hall about Philadelphia’s persistent emergency shelter shortage for victims of domestic violence.
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President Obama announces that February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Read the proclamation!
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A new mural at WAA's shelter commemorates the strong female leadership that has sustained our organization over time.
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Without this project, Sojourner House would have shutdown.
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William Spratley is in the running for the BME Challenge. Find out more and vote!
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The number of abused women seeking shelter in Philly is skyrocketing. The number of beds for them isn't.
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Women Against Abuse celebrates 35 years of aiding victims of domestic violence in Philadelphia. To mark the occasion, Executive Director Jeannine Lisitski and her husband John K. Carlson will bike and run 35 miles from Vineland to Sea Isle, New Jersey on July 31st.
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Philadelphia Smart CEO awards Philadelphia's top female leaders
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Virgin Mobile's ad and others like it make stalking seem like a harmless pastime.
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Philadelphia, PA – Councilman Bill Greenlee, City of Philadelphia Councilman-at-large, will present a resolution designating February “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month” at the Thursday, January 28th City Council session at 10 a.m. The resolution marks the first time Philadelphia City Council will dedicate an entire month to awareness and prevention of teen dating violence. This far-reaching issue is gaining widespread recognition, as one in three teens reports experiencing physical abuse in a dating relationship.
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KYW Newsradio's Karin Phillips reports on the Women Against Abuse Holiday Donation Drive.
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Philadelphia, PA – November 29, 2010 - Women Against Abuse, Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence service provider, is sheltering 132 women and children this holiday season. The agency is asking the public for donations to ensure these families – who have had to leave their homes to escape abuse – can enjoy a warm and happy holiday.
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Philadelphia’s strongest advocate for victims of domestic violence, Women Against Abuse, rolls out the purple carpet for the city’s top culinary women at their annual Dish It Up! fundraiser and food competition.
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Victims of domestic violence need a compassionate voice to turn to during their darkest times. That's why the Senator will host the third annual “Walk to End Domestic Violence” to benefit the main “helping hand” for victims: Philadelphia’s only domestic abuse hotline (866-SAFE-014).
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When LeAnna Washington first got up the strength to go public about her private life, all she would do was cry. Merely giving voice to her horrific story was too painful even for her to hear.
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Philadelphia, PA – October 15, 2010 Women Against Abuse (WAA), operator of Philadelphia’s only emergency shelter for domestic violence victims, had to deny nearly 6,000 requests for shelter from women and children because its 100-bed facility is consistently at full capacity.
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Philadelphia, PA – October 6, 2010 – Women Against Abuse (WAA), Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence agency, will kick off the 3rd Annual iPledge Campaign, sponsored by Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine Program, the Verizon Foundation and Drexel University, calling on Philadelphians to take a stand against domestic violence.
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The grant is for the conceptual design for the renovation of Sojourner House, Women Against Abuse's long-term housing facility.
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State Senator LeAnna Washington and Women Against Abuse former client and Board member, Sheila Armstrong, encourage domestic violence victims to speak up.
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4,671: That's how many victims Philly's only domestic violence shelter turned away last year.
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Responding to a sharp increase in homicides stemming from domestic violence, the Philadelphia Police Department announced plans this week to change how officers handle domestic abuse cases.
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Women Against Abuse, Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence service provider, will unite ten of Philadelphia's top culinary women at Dish It Up! to raise money for the agency’s life-saving services.
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