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“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
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.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.
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.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
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