SAHELI INC wrote -
Saheli is proud to partner with Macy’s Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge.
Saheli’s free services in the South Asian American community are enabling thousands of families to live safe and healthy lives in New England
We are dedicated entirely to addressing the difficult issues of domestic abuse.
For over 20 years Saheli has taken significant strides to end domestic and intimate partner violence in Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepali and Sri Lanka community in New England.
• Assisted 182 women and 300 children with free domestic violence and crisis management, abandonment, divorce and child custody and support issues
• Provided financial aid to women to gain economic independence through continuing education to gain career skills and professional certification
• Provided 1,350 hours of counseling with the help of senior advocates and a licensed social worker
• Provided referrals to family law and immigration attorneys ; physical and mental health professionals.
We need friends and supporters like you right now to sustain Saheli and support its operating expenses.
□ $1,250 Provide 1 month of office rent so survivors can meet in a safe place
□ $1,000 Make available 50 hours of support services to survivors of violence
□ $750 Provide 10 families counseling for abuse, physical and mental health
□ $500 Support 12 weeks of computer literacy classes for low income people
□ $250 Train one volunteer to become an agent of social change
□ $100 Buy a subway pass for a survivor
□ $75 Make available one month phone service on the Saheli crises helpline
□ $50 Provide food to a woman in a shelter for one week.
To help us get off to a great start, please give what you can. Any donation you make tomorrow between 12 p.m. ET and 11:59 p.m. ET in August will help us win up to $2500 in Bonus prizes.
If you want to go a step further, join our fundraising team so that you can reach out to your network about Saheli’s work. To donate or to join the fundraising team, please click Join Team.
Thank you for your ongoing support.