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Purple Purse Pittsburgh

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THE STORY:

Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh wrote -


Can you help the next woman fleeing abuse?  

Can YOU can 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.


$890

MONEY RAISED
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  • Wrecking Crew Media

    $250

  • Katharine Otto

    $25

  • Brittney Schultz

    $25

  • Anne and Tom Orlando

    $50

  • Toll Gate Revival

    $50

  • Saul Williamson

    $25

  • Party Proceeds

    $465

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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

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Cindy Donohoe

Amount Raised

$900

 

90% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Catherine Orlando

Amount Raised

$890

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Laura Miller

Amount Raised

$480

Donor Comments

Party Proceeds

Party Proceeds

DONATION: $465

1 year ago

Saul Williamson

Saul Williamson

DONATION: $25

Way to go Angie for mobilizing people and raising money for this cause! 1 year ago

Toll Gate Revival

Toll Gate Revival

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Anne and Tom Orlando

Anne and Tom Orlando

DONATION: $50

Proud of the great work you are doing Catherine 1 year ago

Brittney Schultz

Brittney Schultz

DONATION: $25

Great cause! Good luck! 1 year ago

Katharine Otto

Katharine Otto

DONATION: $25

Proud of you, Cat! 1 year ago

Wrecking Crew Media

Wrecking Crew Media

DONATION: $250

1 year ago