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PAAR ROCK'S THE GREAT RACE!

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THE STORY:

10 years ago I bcame a victim of sexual violence. Today, I am survivor, and look to support those who have ecounted it, and educate those who do not understand it. I hope to close the gap between culture and sexual culture. There are many organizations out there but PAAR hits close to home for me, not only being a resident of Pittsburgh but because PAAR was there for my 10 years ago in my time of need. Please help me in supporting their organization. Your donation will help so many people.

 

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape aka PAAR wrote -

PAAR's Mission is to respond, advocate and educate to end sexual violence.

PAAR was founded in 1972 by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Organization of Women (NOW) in response to a series of rapes. This group of lawyers, health professionals and activists believed victims of sexual assault should have expert assistance directly following the commission of the crime. During PAAR’s first two years, the organization was a membership and volunteer driven.

In 1974, PAAR was incorporated as a 501-c-3 organization providing sexual assault hotline services and medical/legal advocacy. Volunteers with professional skills in social work and psychology staffed PAAR and provided victim services. In 1977, as funding became available, PAAR hired coordinators to supervise its adult victim service and education programs. In 1979 PAAR expanded from only working with adult victims, and hired staff to work specifically with victims of child sexual assault.

Today, PAAR is one of the oldest, and largest rape crisis centers in the country. PAAR remains the only organization in Allegheny County dedicated exclusively to victims of sexual violence. We provide comprehensive, cost-free services to child and adult victims of sexual abuse throughout Allegheny County. These services include: crisis intervention, including a 24-hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, and crisis counseling; group counseling and individual counseling; education/prevention programming for children and community groups; and clinical training for mental health professionals.

$743

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jill Chiesa

    $50

  • Gary and Tina Honkus

    $100

  • Julie Miller

    $25

  • Kalee Neal- Origami Owl Independent Designer

    $568

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The Team: $10,578 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Julie Evans

Amount Raised

$1,510

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chatree sangpachatanaruk

Amount Raised

$865

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Amount Raised

$743

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Cassie Farkas

Amount Raised

$705

 

141% Raised of $500 Goal

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Robert Yauger

Amount Raised

$550

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Shannon Wojnar

Amount Raised

$375

 

188% Raised of $200 Goal

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Lisa Kadlecik

Amount Raised

$350

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Caroline Zieth

Amount Raised

$325

 

163% Raised of $200 Goal

Donor Comments

Kalee Neal- Origami Owl Independent Designer

Kalee Neal- Origami Owl Independent Designer

DONATION: $568

I am so blessed that I have gotten to meet such an awesome person like Kristine and I am so happy to able to help her have raised this much money for such a great cause! :) Kalee Neal- Origami Owl Independent Designer 3 years ago

Julie Miller

Julie Miller

DONATION: $25

Proud to support one of the bravest, strongest and most amazing survivors that I've ever had the opportunity to become friends with. 3 years ago

Gary and Tina Honkus

Gary and Tina Honkus

DONATION: $100

In support of our amazing daughter. Love Mom and Dad 3 years ago

Jill Chiesa

Jill Chiesa

DONATION: $50

You go girl! 3 years ago