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Ways to Advocate

There are many ways to get involved in the effort to end domestic violence. Here are a few suggestions that will make a big impact.

ADVOCACY IN ACTION!

Distribute hotline cards

Raise awareness to the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline at your local grocery store, church, health clinic and coffee shop. We are always happy to send you hotline cards free of charge. Request them by emailing Emma Godfrey at egodfrey@womenagainstabuse.org.

 

Advocate

Urge your elected officials to ensure funding and supportive policy for critical domestic violence interventions. Check our out latest advocacy alert.

 

Give

Make a gift to support Women Against Abuse’s life-saving services. You can also send a check, made payable to Women Against Abuse, to 100 S Broad St., Suite 1341, Philadelphia, PA 19110.

 

Sign the Pledge

Learn about Women Against Abuse's iPledge® Campaign and sign the pledge.

 

Spread the Word

Tell us why you are committed to standing up against domestic violence on Facebook and Twitter, using #iPledgeBecause

 

Attend Dish It Up!

Our annual fundraising event is filled with food, fashion and fun. For tickets and sponsorship information, visit our Dish It Up section.

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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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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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Beth Huffman’s Story

Beth Huffman’s Story

When a survivor's child was in trouble, Beth Huffman helped organize a press conference to get the story out on behalf of Women Against Abuse's Legal Center.

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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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Lucia’s Story

Lucia’s Story

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

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Overbrook Presbyterian’s Story

Overbrook Presbyterian’s Story

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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Sheila’s Story

Sheila’s Story

Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.

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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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Verizon’s Story

Verizon’s Story

A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.

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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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If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline:

1.866.723.3014

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