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YWCA Lake County's Purple Purse Campaign

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BENEFITING: YWCA OF LAKE COUNTY

ORGANIZER: YWCA OF LAKE COUNTY

EVENT: Purple Purse Challenge

EVENT DATE: Oct 01, 2015

Lydia Garcia

THE STORY:

YWCA OF LAKE COUNTY wrote -

Week 1 (Oct. 1-6): For YWCA Lake County to get entered for a chance to win $2,500, we need to raise at least $500 by Tuesday, October 6. 10 winners will be selected. We're already more than halfway there, so let's keep it up!

Day 1 (Oct. 1): That's one small step in the challenge, but one giant leap for us! Our first victory came on day one of the Purple Purse Challenge when we reached our goal of raising $250! As a reward, Purple Purse will be matching our first $250 - and there's still 26 more days to go!

YWCA Lake County joins a lineup of more than 160 Community Partners across the country to lead this year's Purple Purse Challenge - a national fundraising competition to support domestic violence programs.

We know that a lack of financial resources is the number one reason domestic violence survivors return to abusive relationships. So for the past three years, we've partnered with local shelters in training 70-100 survivors per year to achieve financial independence.

All funds raised through the Purple Purse Challenge directly benefit this program.

Here's how you can help:

  1. Join the team as a fundraiser by clicking the "FUNDRAISE for this Community Partner" button on the right -------------------->
  2. Follow us on Facebook and/or Twitter to receive updates. You can also receive e-mail updates by signing up for our e-mail list.
  3. On October 1st, when the Challenge begins, the "DONATE" button will go live. Share this page with your friends, families, co-workers and neighbors and encourage them to donate and fundraise with you.
  4. We'll keep you up-to-date on Purple Purse contests and events as well as our status in the Challenge all the way through October 27th when the winners are announced.

E-mail us at sohnj@ywcalakecountyil.org with any questions regarding the Purple Purse Challenge. We can't wait to get started!

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The Team: $3,922 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Lila Jimenez

Amount Raised

$1,191

Fundraiser Title

Cheryl Hudson-Jackson

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

133% Raised of $750 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Darlene Montano

Amount Raised

$370

 

37% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mandy williams

Amount Raised

$311

Fundraiser Title

Diane Gordon

Amount Raised

$225

Fundraiser Title

Janice Bennett

Amount Raised

$200

Fundraiser Title

Elvira Ortega

Amount Raised

$190

 

38% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

YWCA OF LAKE COUNTY

Amount Raised

$130

 

1% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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