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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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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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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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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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Georgina O’Hara’s Story

Georgina O’Hara’s Story

Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.

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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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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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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.

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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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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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Alyssa’s Story

Alyssa’s Story

Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.

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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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