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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

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Laura Sayen

THE STORY:

While living in Kalamazoo, Michigan I volunteered as a Victim Advocate for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assualt with the Kalamazoo YWCA. These experiences had a profound impact on my life, my understanding of these issues and my respect for the indvidiuals who are survivors of these crimes.

When I moved to Chicago, I knew I had to remain involved with the YWCA in some form. The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago proved open and welcoming and I have remained involved in various capacities since. The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago is the largest provider of sexual assault support services in the state of Illinois, offering crisis intervention, counseling, prevention education and medical and legal advocacy services. They also offer career, financial management and business services to help women achieve financial stability and obtain training to enter non-traditional careers and provide young women STEM education in our TechGYRLS program.

Over the past two years I have had the distince privelege of serving as a member of the Futuer Leaders Council. In this position I have helped fundraise to support the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago's work, as well as volunteered directly to support their various programs. I have seen firsthand the postitve outcomes of their involvement in people's lives and the broader communities in which they serve. Their staff and volunteers are tireless advocates and I can confidently say that the work they do is priceless. That said, their ability to continue to do this work and expand their services is encumbent on the financial support of those who support their efforts and that is why I am writing you today.

Please help support the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago in our efforst to win the grand prize of the 2015 All State Foundation's Purple Purse Challenge. The organization that raises the most during the Challenge will get a $100,000 donation for their cause. Second place gets $75,000, third gets $50,000, fourth gets $25,000 and fifth place gets a $20,000 donation. I am ready to raise as much money as I can for the YWCA so we can win the $100,000 grand prize. Please join me and thank you, sincerely, for your support.

To learn more, please visit www.ywcachicago.org and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

$855

MONEY RAISED
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  • Laura Sayen

    $100

  • Leigh Ann

    $50

  • Jeff and Flora Crapko

    $100

  • Andy Carpenter

    $20

  • Cathleen & John Hammerschlag

    $100

  • Alex Cheng

    $20

  • Michaelyn and Sean

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Leanne and Matt Berry

    $100

  • Katie and Tom

    $30

  • Amelia

    $50

  • Ron and Margaret Sayen

    $100

  • Susan and Kyle

    $50

  • Mollie

     

  • Lisa and Gooch

    $25

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155% Raised of $550 Goal

The Team: $129,278 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

2016 Sponsors Leader Luncheon

Amount Raised

$109,100

Fundraiser Title

YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago

Amount Raised

$5,510

 

2% Raised of $250,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dorri McWhorter

Amount Raised

$2,000

 

40% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Laura Sayen

Amount Raised

$855

 

155% Raised of $550 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Chelle Finkler

Amount Raised

$729

 

146% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Trinity Dishmon

Amount Raised

$600

Fundraiser Title

Lawrence Brown

Amount Raised

$556

Donor Comments

Lisa and Gooch

Lisa and Gooch

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Mollie

Mollie

2 years ago

Susan and Kyle

Susan and Kyle

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Ron and Margaret Sayen

Ron and Margaret Sayen

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Amelia

Amelia

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Katie and Tom

Katie and Tom

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Leanne and Matt Berry

Leanne and Matt Berry

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago