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

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Alice Vilma

THE STORY:

I am on the board of FreeFrom, an incredible nonprofit organization competing to win $100,000 from the Allstate Foundation this month.

FreeFrom came 2nd in last year's challenge and used the prize money to 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


$5,250

MONEY RAISED
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  • A. Vilma

    $3,000

  • Anonymous

     

  • Grace Chionuma

    $250

  • Derek McNeil

    $250

  • Anisha Chopra

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Paula Campbell Roberts

    $250

  • Kathy Bergsteinsson

    $250

  • Xinmei Wang

    $200

  • Alice Vilma Superfan

    $300

  • Susan Portelli

    $275

  • Karlene Wint

    $100

  • Najjiyya Perry

     

  • D. Harris

     

  • Farrah Holder

     

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105% Raised of$5,000 Goal

The Team: $179,586 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

FREEFROM

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

Farrah Holder

Farrah Holder

2 years ago

D. Harris

D. Harris

2 years ago

Najjiyya Perry

Najjiyya Perry

In Memory of Marsha White 2 years ago

Karlene Wint

Karlene Wint

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Susan Portelli

Susan Portelli

DONATION: $275

Well done Alice 2 years ago

Alice Vilma Superfan

Alice Vilma Superfan

DONATION: $300

2 years ago

Xinmei Wang

Xinmei Wang

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Kathy Bergsteinsson

Kathy Bergsteinsson

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Paula Campbell Roberts

Paula Campbell Roberts

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago