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Opportunities for Giving
Thanks to your generous response to the 2012 Holiday Card appeal, the Centre County Women’s Resource Center raised more than $20,000 to impact the lives of women, children, and men in the Centre County region who have experienced domestic and sexual violence.
Your gift this year of. . .
$25,000 will fund teen dating violence prevention programs in middle and high schools for one year;
$15,000 will pay for one year’s transitional housing for a victim of domestic violence and her children;
$10,000 will allow 10 families to relocate to safe homes;
$5,000 will provide 70 elementary school prevention programs;
$3,000 will fund the children’s support group for one year;
$2,000 will provide 75 hours of legal assistance for victims;
$1,500 will provide 30 days of emergency shelter and support;
$1,000 will fund 5 classes of Counselor/Advocate training;
$500 will provide holiday gifts for two families in shelter;
$250 will provide advocacy and support in the filing of a Protection from Abuse Order;
$100 will provide an Advocate to the hospital in response to a sexual assault;
$50 will fund two-hours of hotline counseling by volunteer Counselor/Advocates.
In 2012-13, more than 1,000 women, men and children used the CCWRC services after being victimized by domestic or sexual violence. During that same period, the Sylvia Stein Shelter provided safety to over 100 women and children. However, our ability to provide the services so desperately needed depends on your financial support.
Please give generously this holiday season!
The Centre County Women’s Resource Center (CCWRC) provides free and confidential services for people who have experienced dating or domestic abuse, sexual violence, or stalking. Counselor/advocates are available to help 24 hours a day.