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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 at mslattery@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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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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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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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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Lonnie & Jordan’s Story

Lonnie & Jordan’s Story

The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.

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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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Mike’s Story

Mike's Story

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.

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Doug Schoenberg’s Story

Doug Schoenberg’s Story

Doug Schoenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of SofterWare, Inc., recently provided a challenge match through the Schoenberg Family Charitable Fund as an incentive to help Women Against Abuse gain new monthly donors.

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

1.866.723.3014

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