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DVF Match

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BENEFITING: The Empowerment Plan

THE STORY:

Donate now and your gift will have double the impact. We're thrilled to announce that Diane Von Furstenberg will be matching all donations dollar for dollar up to $50,000! Through your gift and DVF’s generosity, the $100,000 raised will help us reach our goal of hiring 2 additional seamstresses, permanently breaking the cycle of homelessness for themselves and their families.

The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation is committed to positively impacting the world by improving people’s lives and strengthening communities. The DVF Awards created by Diane and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation honor and support extraordinary women who have had the courage to fight, the power to survive and the leadership to inspire. Veronika and The Empowerment Plan were awarded the People's Voice Award in 2014 and have continued to work with the DVF family ever since. 


The Empowerment Plan is a Detroit based nonprofit organization focused on permanently elevating individuals from the generational cycle of homelessness. We hire single mothers from local shelters and train them to become 
full time seamstresses so that they can earn a stable income, find secure housing, and gain back their independence for themselves and their families. The individuals we hire manufacture a durable coat that can transform into 
a sleeping bag at night or an over-the- shoulder bag when not in use. Since 2012, we have provided employment to 34 homeless individuals and distributed over 15,000 coats to those in need across the U.S. and Canada.

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To This Fundraiser

$52,697

MONEY RAISED
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  • Janis Rounds

     

  • Anonymous

    $90

  • Sam de Lannoy

     

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Bridgette Hanning

    $30

  • Sandra Collins

     

  • Anonymous

    $30

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    $100

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    $100

  • Michael Helm

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $120

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    $30

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    $60

  • Anonymous

    $120

  • Gail and Wery

    $120

  • Megan Loughmiller

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Martha MacIntosh

    $150

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  • Kim & Amy Ranger

    $30

  • Jim Wimmers

    $30

  • Samantha Clark

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Amanda S.

    $30

  • JCM

    $60

  • Roberta Slade

    $100

  • Kasey Woodin

    $50

  • Paul Von Kanel III

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Sabrina Elliott

    $50

  • Priya C

    $137

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Debra Abel

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $90

  • Vickie B Carrillo

    $120

  • Elizabeth Arnett Johnson

    $60

  • Anonymous

    $60

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    $100

  • Jeff Griswold

    $100

  • Tracy Ng

    $30

  • Fran Ng

    $30

  • Sinclair Consultants LLC

    $120

  • Candice Kiss

    $120

  • Carla C. McGuiness

    $30

  • Our family

    $30

  • Lisa and John Hawkins

    $500

  • Heather McClain

    $150

  • Lisa Miller

    $120

  • Jim Rudolph

    $150

  • Rachel Lamothe

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $30

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    $60

  • Pat D'Amore

    $120

  • Mary Hageman

    $100

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  • Deborah Lamb

    $60

  • Anonymous

    $120

  • Krista Battrick

    $120

  • Anonymous

    $300

  • Maceda A

    $127.27

  • Wyatt-Hosseinzadeh

    $100

  • Terri Steppe

    $500

  • Angelia Mirkhani

    $150

  • Erin French

    $90

  • Shelly Renea

    $90

  • Linda "Libby" Valenti

    $500

  • Lisa Huntley

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Melissa Henry

    $90

  • Katrina Lewonczyk

    $10

  • Jamie Beauchamp

    $30

  • The Badalament Family

     

  • Boran

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Gael Kaler

    $90

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    $50

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  • Sam Patel

    $120

  • Johanna

    $48

  • Makenna Henry

     

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    $120

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  • Marianne Becker

    $120

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    $500

  • Stephanie Gardner

    $150

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    $100

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    $120

  • Ruth Nubson

     

  • Kathleen Petz

    $100

  • Wendy L.

    $60

  • Linda Flake

    $20

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105% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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Double Your Impact

Donate now and your gift will have double the impact. We're thrilled to announce that Diane von Furstenberg will be matching all donations dollar for dollar up to $50,000! Through your gift and DVF’s generosity, the $100,000 raised will help us reach our goal of hiring 2 additional seamstresses, permanently breaking the cycle of homelessness for themselves and their families. Also, for every $30 donated you will also be entered for a chance to win a DVF wrap dress of your choosing.

The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation is committed to positively impacting the world by improving people’s lives and strengthening communities. The DVF Awards, created by Diane and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, honor and support extraordinary women who have had the courage to fight, the power to survive and the leadership to inspire. Veronika and The Empowerment Plan were awarded the People's Voice Award in 2014 and have continued to work with the DVF family ever since.



About the Cause

The Empowerment Plan is a Detroit based nonprofit organization focused on permanently elevating individuals from the generational cycle of homelessness. We hire single mothers from local shelters and train them to become full time seamstresses so that they can earn a stable income, find secure housing, and gain back their independence for themselves and their families. The individuals we hire manufacture a durable coat that can transform into a sleeping bag at night or an over-the- shoulder bag when not in use. Since 2012, we have provided employment to 34 homeless individuals and distributed over 15,000 coats to those in need across the U.S. and Canada.




The Team: $52,697 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Linda Flake

Linda Flake

DONATION: $20

I love this Veronika...a hand up, as well as a handout 2 months ago

Wendy L.

Wendy L.

DONATION: $60

2 months ago

Kathleen Petz

Kathleen Petz

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

Ruth Nubson

Ruth Nubson

Glad to be a part of this great initiative! 2 months ago

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DONATION: $120

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