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Help FreeFrom win $100,000 by making a donation before October 31st!

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YOU DID IT
November 01, 2017

We won! We were the youngest, smallest organization competing but with the help of 3,109 donations, we won by just $1,000. That means that every  See more
Sonya Passi

THE STORY:

FreeFrom is incredibly grateful to be competing in the Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse campaign to win $100,000 this month.

With your help, FreeFrom came 2nd in last year's challenge. Your donations and the prize money we won helped FreeFrom open its doors, hire 5 staff members, and help survivors in more than 18 states gain economic justice and financial independence.

We are so excited to see what we can do with your help this year! 

FreeFrom was founded to fill a gap: there are no resources readily available to survivors of domestic violence to help them build long-term safety for themselves and their children. 

Here are a few things we are working on:

We are currently working with 30 survivors of domestic violence in 3 cities to build their own small businesses and achieve financial independence through self-employment. 100% of our clients make a profit in the first month of their businesses being operational. None of our clients have returned to their abuser. In 2018, we want to expand our program to serve 180 survivors in 5 cities. 

We are building an online self-help compensation tool to help survivors across the country win economic justice. Survivors will be able to learn what their compensation options are (e.g. small claims court, criminal restitution, victims of crime funding, civil suit) and how to pursue them in their state.

We are building a program to help survivors repair their credit through financial coaching, credit-building loans, and policy reform. 

Thank you for supporting our work and believing in our vision of a world in which everyone can afford to be safe. 

Learn more about our work at www.freefrom.org


$179,586

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sandra Suminski

    $10

  • Tom Chen

     

  • Anna T Hickner

     

  • tracey wright

    $10

  • Melody Leppard

    $10

  • Julia Mendoza

    $10

  • Leigh

    $10

  • Ashley W

    $10

  • Jemma Lester

    $10

  • Elizabeth Morton

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Mary Pless

    $10

  • Yolo Akili

     

  • Austin Gray

     

  • ATHENA HONORE

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Dana Gingras

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Kim Passidomo

    $25

  • Dragan Daubenmier

    $23

  • Dana Gingras

    $10

  • Annabelle Hendricks

    $25

  • heather love

     

  • Dana Gingras

    $10

  • Suzana Carlos & Frank Mitchell

    $100

  • Anne Pollack

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rode Malone

    $25

  • Amy Lembcke

    $25

  • Jessica Zweng

    $10

  • Robin Wolaner

     

  • Sara Arends Haggith

    $10

  • Moriah Simmons

    $10

  • Leann Dameron

    $15

  • Andrea van Duren

     

  • J&Y Samuel

    $100

  • Lily Brooks-Dalton

    $10

  • Carrie Seitzinger

    $10

  • Kate

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Dena Acosta

    $20

  • erin

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • June Etheridge

    $50

  • Claudia Escobar

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Christina Murdock

    $10

  • Nora Silver

    $15

  • JEFF AYEROFF

    $100

  • Francine Bonjour-Carter

    $25

  • Sarah Hagerman

    $10

  • Brooke

     

  • Sears

     

  • Astatula Candle Co.

    $78.20

  • Kat Hunt

    $10

  • Shannon Brown

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $11

  • Nicole DiPaolo

    $10

  • Heather Sheppard

    $10

  • Kathryn V.

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Alexandra

    $10

  • Ariel M Stallings

    $25

  • Peggy Li

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Sheila A. Williams

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Quinn Emanuel Partners

    $5,450

  • Joshua Reitzenstein

    $18

  • Miriam Brodersen

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Samantha

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Julia Hsieh

    $10

  • Jess Van

    $40

  • Colin Cabral

    $5,000

  • Candice Ammori

     

  • Jessica Barrilleaux

    $10

  • Sit Mulligan

     

  • Ellen Ginsburg

    $100

  • Sarah chepkirui

    $10

  • JD Rose

    $25

  • Rachel Kassabian

    $3,000

  • Moya Bailey

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Ellen Etten

     

  • Anonymous

    $3,500

  • Jennifer Spivak

    $1,000

  • Erin

    $40

  • Katherine misch

     

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Helen barber

     

  • ToshaJo

    $10

  • Lena Robinson

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $666

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Anonymous

     

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138% Raised of $130,000 Goal

The Team: $179,586 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Sonya Passi

Amount Raised

$57,620

 

44% Raised of $130,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Chani Nicholas

Amount Raised

$44,105

 

103% Raised of $43,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rachel Herrick Kassabian

Amount Raised

$28,225

 

565% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Claire Lee

Amount Raised

$13,603

 

113% Raised of $12,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Colin Cabral

Amount Raised

$8,416

 

84% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Merritt Johnson

Amount Raised

$7,325

 

147% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Alice Vilma

Amount Raised

$5,250

 

105% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kat Manalac

Amount Raised

$3,600

 

72% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $1,000

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $666

4 months ago

Lena Robinson

Lena Robinson

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

ToshaJo

ToshaJo

DONATION: $10

For you and #metoo ❤️ 4 months ago

Helen barber

Helen barber

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

4 months ago

Katherine misch

Katherine misch

4 months ago

Erin

Erin

DONATION: $40

4 months ago

Jennifer Spivak

Jennifer Spivak

DONATION: $1,000

4 months ago