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YOUNG WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION YWCA OF KAUAI

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

www.ywcakauai.org Tax ID 99-0073504

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BENEFITING:  YWCA OF KAUAI

THE STORY:

Join us in making a difference. Domestic Violence crosses all boundaries and affects everyone. The YWCA of Kaua`i offers the only Family Violence Shelter on Kaua`i. Our program offers a 24 hour hotline, counseling, referrals and advocacy, support groups, assistance with protective orders, emergency shelter and safety planning. This year we are launching another component, financial knowledge and education. Lacking financial knowledge and resources is the number one indicator of whether a domestic violence victim will stay, leave or return to an abusive relationship. The Purple Purse was chosen because a purse represents the center of a woman's financial domain and purple is the national color of domestic violence awareness. We are working together with The Allstate Foundation to campaign for more funds for our programs.