STEP 1: CHOOSE A GIFT AMOUNT * Required $25 - There is nothing more essential than safety and shelter. Keeping the families who have found safety at our emergency domestic abuse shelter healthy is just as important. $25 helps cover the cost of items like disinfectants, latex gloves, hand soap, and paper towels. $50 - Helps provide one hour of safe, supervised parenting time for families with a history of abuse. $100 - For a child who has been sexually abused, their parents are critical to their healing. $100 helps cover the cost of one hour-long family therapy video session. $125 - Helps cover the cost for the YWCA to offer legal services like preparing and filing Personal Protection Order applications for victims.
$150 - For the parents and children participating in supervised parenting visits, their time together is precious. $150 helps cover the cost of providing two weekly supervised video sessions for a parent and child working to build a healthy and safe relationship. $200 - In uncertain times, young people need stability and support. $200 helps cover the cost of one, interactive video session for the teens in the YWCA’s Helen Claytor Center for Girls’ Leadership where they can talk about their feelings, stay connected to YWCA staff and one another, and continue planning the impact they will have on our community. $250 - The YWCA’s helpline connects victims to expert advocacy services. $250 helps cover the cost of providing our 24-hour helpline for one month. $500 - When a victim is isolated from family and friends, their pet provides desperately needed comfort. $500 helps cover the average monthly cost of providing safe shelter and care for the pets of YWCA clients so they aren’t forced to choose between fleeing their abuser or leaving their pets behind in danger. $1,000 - For survivors, finding a community of people who share similar experiences can be especially healing. $1000 helps cover the cost of providing online support groups for one month. $1,500 - Locally, sexual assault victims have long had an alternative to busy, crowded emergency departments: the YWCA Nurse Examiner Program. That continues to be important as hospitals meet other demands. $1500 helps cover the cost of the expert care and medical-forensic exams (rape exams) provided by YWCA Nurse Examiners to victims during a typical weekend shift. Other Amount * Required
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STEP 2: GIFT DETAILS * Required Select one Where it's needed most In memory of someone In honor of someone YWCA Pet Project WLAM Sponsorship Helen Claytor Society & Endowment Fund None of the above (Please note details of your gift in the field below.) This gift is Name of person who is being honored or remembered Tell us more about your gift. (e.g., Name/ address of who should be notified of a memorial gift; If gift should be directed to something specific; Who invited you to attend an event or to donate; If you are arranging a matching gift from your employer, etc.) STEP 3: PAYMENT STEP 4: DONOR INFORMATION * Required This is a personal contribution This is a corporate contribution Donor/s Name * Required Corporate Contact Name Address Line 1 * Required Address Line 2 City * Required State * Required Zipcode * Required Email * Required
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