BENEFITING: Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
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.
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
• 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.