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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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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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Catherine’s Story

Catherine’s Story

When I first met my abuser, I was just 14 years old and he was 20. I thought I was in love, so I ignored the disapproval of my mom and sister.

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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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Renee’s Story

Renee’s Story

Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.

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Doreen Davis’ Story

Doreen Davis’ Story

Doreen Davis is a longtime supporter of Women Against Abuse who has used her expertise in traditional labor law to assist WAA for over two decades.

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Sara’s Story

Sara’s Story

Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.

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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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LATICIA’S STORY

LATICIA'S STORY

“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.

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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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Justine’s Story

Justine’s Story

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.

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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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