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Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh's Fundraiser:

Purple Purse Pittsburgh

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One hour left!!
October 31, 2017

We have one hour left in the Purple Purse Challenge-- Let's finish strong...we're about $1000 away from $20,000 and helping 400 women flee domestic  See more

THE STORY:

Can you help the next woman fleeing abuse?  

Can YOU be her hero, while she finds the strength, with support, to find her inner hero again?

Domestic Violence cripples even the most confident, powerful woman. Unsure of even herself, she may not know HOW to leave. Too overwhelmed to plan, find resources, or even hope for her future, she needs help. NOW.

Every nine seconds a woman is abused. 

Every 

Nine 

Seconds

Financial abuse: Domestic Abuse’s silent partner, together 99% of the time.

Financial abuse may be subtle or overt but is designed to control and manipulate the victim by limiting the partner's access to money/assets. Financial abuse leaves women with few choices but to either stay or return to abuse they fought so hard to leave.

Every year, Women’s Center & Shelter provides intervention and support to more than 6,000 victims of domestic abuse and their families in the Pittsburgh area.

SOME OF OUR SERVICES:

•         24-hour crisis hotline

•         Individual crisis counseling

•         Financial coaching and resources to 

          rebuild their lives

•         Legal and personal advocacy

•         Support groups for women, children 

          and men

•         Emergency Shelter and housing assistance 

          for a new life

Be a HERO – END FINANCIAL ABUSE NOW.

Your contribution – to her new life- so she has access to EVERYTHING she needs, NOW.

$25 One hour on the hotline- to receive critical emotional and practical support

$50 Her FIRST NIGHT OF SAFETY sheltered from physical, emotional or financial abuse

$100 Five hours of structured Children’s Program while our moms search for housing, employment etc

$250 Emergency Shelter for a family

$500 TWENTY Women with one hour of Economic Empowerment advocacy and safety planning over the phone. Help is there even if she can’t get to us.

We are counting on you. Be a hero now; help secure a brighter future for domestic violence survivors In the Pittsburgh area.


$19,400

MONEY RAISED
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  • Neth Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Bill & Susan Cercone

    $250

  • Blaine LeRoy

    $250

  • Angel Baney

    $50

  • Stacey and Bill Stanzel

    $25

  • Finn, Bronwyn & Rowan

    $30

  • Pittsburgh Magazine Women & Business Attendees

    $625

  • Shawna Dodds

    $50

  • Laura Herlands

    $50

  • Tom Allenburg

    $150

  • Shirl Regan

    $100

  • For Kit

    $25

  • The Maveros

    $50

  • Jack and Anna Cantlin

    $100

  • Ashleigh Deemer

     

  • Sara and Jay Buss

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Polas Family

    $25

  • Mary Anne Papale

    $100

  • Tina Wettengel

    $50

  • Renee

    $50

  • William Concilus

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Laurie Blair

    $50

  • Jennifer Nastasi

    $20

  • Shayna

    $25

  • Mary Wagner

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Ljudevit Bauer

     

  • Ruth & Andy Wnuk

    $50

  • Margaret and Ken Bell

    $250

  • Peggy DeTillio

    $50

  • Richard DeCecco

    $100

  • Keith & Gina Davis

    $100

  • Bunny Wolff

     

  • Jacqueline Conomikes

    $250

  • Joanne Letcher

     

  • Barbara Gundy and Marcia Smith

    $100

  • Sheila

     

  • Jerzy Wieczorek

    $100

  • Skip and Katie Addison

     

  • William Concilus

    $25

  • J & Beth Mahood

    $100

  • Todd Stawartz

    $50

  • Mamar Gelaye

    $100

  • Brian Ricco

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Barry Kerzin

    $250

  • Brittney Schultz

    $25

  • Colleen M Rekowski

    $50

  • Peter & Sylvia Leo

    $250

  • Paul Del Vecchio

    $50

  • Cara Pinto

    $20

  • Rachel Moule

     

  • Ali Parker

    $50

  • georgette widmer

    $25

  • SUSAN RENEE JOHNSON

     

  • Michael & Susanna Finke

     

  • Ashley Todd

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Megan Wotherspoon

    $50

  • Chuck and Jill Brodbeck

    $1,225

  • John Sylvester

    $100

  • Kristi Reesman

    $50

  • Lorraine Bittner

    $100

  • Cheryl Zarewicz

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Karissa'a Army

    $4,100

  • Anne and Tom Orlando

    $50

  • Evan Glover

    $25

  • Kathleen Williams

    $50

  • Marcia Bandes

    $100

  • Rhonda Fleming

     

  • Toll Gate Revival

    $50

  • Mary Wagner

    $25

  • K&L Gates LLP

    $1,500

  • Anonymous

     

  • Douglas Spencer

    $150

  • Katie Katilius

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Saul Williamson

    $25

  • Party Proceeds

    $465

  • Pauline Dishler

    $125

  • Ron Brown

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Aaron Morris

    $25

  • Norma Hajduk

    $100

  • Carol B.

     

  • Allison Kacmar Richards

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Joy

    $25

  • Dawn and Richard Moody

    $1,000

  • Sabrina Korbel

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Mark McGuigan

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $500

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49% Raised of $40,000 Goal

The Team: $19,400 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Women's Center and Shelter of Great...

Amount Raised

$6,365

 

16% Raised of $40,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristin Brown

Amount Raised

$4,375

Fundraiser Title

Ali Parker

Amount Raised

$2,095

Fundraiser Title

Shirl Regan

Amount Raised

$1,600

 

160% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kit Needham

Amount Raised

$970

Fundraiser Title

Cindy Donohoe

Amount Raised

$900

 

90% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Catherine Orlando

Amount Raised

$890

Fundraiser Title

Laura Miller

Amount Raised

$480

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

4 months ago

Mark McGuigan

Mark McGuigan

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

4 months ago

Sabrina Korbel

Sabrina Korbel

4 months ago

Dawn and Richard Moody

Dawn and Richard Moody

DONATION: $1,000

4 months ago

Joy

Joy

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

Bill 4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

4 months ago

Carol B.

Carol B.

4 months ago