So excited to be running the 2017 Chicago Marathon for Apna Ghar (Our Home).
Apna Ghar is dedicated to providing holistic services and conducting advocacy across immigrant communities to end gender violence.
Primary programs and services include a 24 hour crisis line, emergency shelter, counseling, legal advocacy, supercised child visitation and safe exhchange centers, and education and outreach.
Just to give some stats from 2016, Apnga Ghar was able to:
- respond to 1800 calls for assistance on crisis line
- provide 55 women and 36 children with emergency shelter
- provide 143 women and 61 children with counseling services
- provide 196 women and 27 children with case management services
- provide 164 women and 27 children with legal advocacy
- provided surpervised visitaiton and safe exhange services to 192 adults and 147 children
- reached 3813 people through 429 outreach events and activities
THEIR IMPACT IS HUGE. PLEASE HELP ME SUPPORT THIS AMAZING ORGANIZATION.
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