Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors

 
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 2 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 1 donation
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 5 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 8 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Vanessa and Anna Are Home Because Of You!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Vanessa first contacted us in October 2013. She and her daughter Anna were being abused by Vanessa's husband in a South American country. Vanessa's AODVC case manager Ava helped Vanessa for months with safety planning and resources. When Vanessa was ready to flee to safety to the USA with Anna in June, we were able to get...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 7 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 5 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Kara and Olivia Are Home!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    When Kara first called our international hotline in January, she was crying so much, Ava, one of our case managers, couldn't even understand her. Ava spoke to Kara almost every day since. It took time for Kara to open up and trust Ava after all of the abuse, but, earlier this week Kara arrived safely to the USA with her...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 7 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 8 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 8 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    16 battered mothers plus their children relocated back to the USA in 2013 because of you!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Last year you helped provide 16 battered mothers and their children life-saving danger to safety flights back to the USA! That is one relocation almost every three weeks. Our case managers work hard to navigate victims to safety from foreign countries, but it is your donations that make these flights possible. Here is part...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 8 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 10 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Lives Saved Because Of Your Support in 2013
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    When a domestic violence victim leaves the abuser it is the most dangerous time of a victims life; the time when a lethality is most likely to occur. Getting victims out of homes quickly and to a secure place is vital to their safety. Without your support, this would not be possible. Here is a quote from a victim you helped...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 3 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 4 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Memoir gives deep insight into why Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center was founded
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    First I want to personally thank you for your support of our Danger-To-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors program. This program is critical to the safety of the American victims we help get back to the USA. As a supporter, I also wanted to let you know that I have published my memoir, Harvesting Stones, An American woman's...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 60 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Marie and her child are safe!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Getting out of Egypt is difficult these days if you are not being abused.When Marie called and said she had a window of opportunity to get out of her home, we faced multiple challenges just getting her and her child to the airport safely. After three months of safety planning, advocacy and case management, Marie and her...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Safe and sound at home because of you!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    When Alisah moved overseas with her husband James she never thought she would need help. As James became more and more violent she looked desperately for resources. In April of this year Alisah found the Danger to Safety Relocation for DV Survivors on GlobalGiving and called us. Within six weeks we were able to get Alisah...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Your donations helped 21 families in 2012!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Because of your generosity, 21 families were able to get from danger to safety back to the United States in 2012. That is a record number! These families are now at various stages of re-establishing their lives free of violence after seeking safety at home. Here is a quote from one family:"I didn't think anyone cared. When...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    2012 Gratitude, 2013 Vision
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    We are grateful to our expanding team of staff, volunteers and board members who use their talents every day, often under very stressful conditions,  to impact the lives of  thousands of American women,  children and men abused in foreign countries. Our team of three case managers six advocates work 24...
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has made updates to their project page.
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Thank you from Karen
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder and Executive Director
    Because of your donations to our Danger to Safety Relocation for DV Survivors, Karen and her baby daughter Kyra, will spend Thanksgiving and Christmas with their family in the USA this year. Safe and away from abuse. Karen and her daughter fled abuse from Australia. We can't thank you enough for believing in our mission and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has made updates to their project page.
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has made updates to their project page.
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Seeking Safety At Home
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Fourteen families are at home so far this year, in the USA, safe, away from the chaos of the violence they have suffered for years in foreign countries. And you helped! It is hard to explain the desperation of a domestic violence victim wanting to return home to the USA for safety. Danger to Safety relocations take months,...
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 36 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    6 Month Progress Report
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC, During the first 6 months of 2012, the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center has helped 254 survivors of domestic violence. We have received 1,101 crisis communications from 44 countries worldwide and provided the following services: 7 Danger to Safety Relocations 14...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Happy Mother's Day!
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, let’s take a moment to honor all the mothers in world. They give life, love, and support. One of the biggest crimes against humanity is abusing these incredible women. This Mother’s Day, please make a donation to mothers that are victims of domestic...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    AODVC Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC, The first quarter of this year has been extremely busy. The phones are ringing off the hook and our case managers and international advocates are working tirelessly providing safety planning, advocacy, case management and connecting survivors with legal resources and counseling. Since...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Happy New Year!
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC,   Happy New Year! While we are excited about the incoming new year, we wanted to take a moment and look back at how you have helped American survivors of domestic violence overseas in 2011.   Because of your support, AODVC was able to serve 477 families, including 173 new...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    The Gift of Empowerment
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Supporters and Friends of AODVC, Season’s greetings from the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Between January 1st and December 17th, 2011, we received 2,249 incoming crisis communications from 479 families. AODVC was able to offer case management, danger to safety relocations, legal...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    A Time of Thanks
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many people take this time to reflect on what and whom they are thankful for. Survivors of domestic violence and the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center are thankful for your generous support. In the past two years, crisis communications have nearly doubled. Between...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    A Time of Thanks
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many people take this time to reflect on what and whom they are thankful for. Survivors of domestic violence and the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center are thankful for your generous support. In the past two years, crisis communications have nearly doubled. Between...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Help Us Help Children Exposed to Family Violence When most people hear about domestic violence, they think about abuse against an adult. Many people fail to remember that domestic violence is family violence affecting everyone in the household, including children. Children exposed to domestic violence are also victims...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 31 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Record number of Danger-to Safety relocations
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Exeucutive Director
    We have reached a record number of services provided at all levels at the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center this year. We are hoping this means more American domestic violence victims in foreign countries are finding the strength and courage to leave abusive relationships for the sake of themselves and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    AODVC- Letters From Survivors
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Thank you friends of AODVC Dear Friends of AODVC,    We cannot fully express our gratitude for your support and assistance on Global Giving throughout the years. Your encouragement and help has enabled the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center to fulfill it’s mission of providing a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    2010 Overview
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support serving American overseas survivors of domestic violence. In 2010, the crisis center received 2,289 calls, emails and live chats from 481 families in 68 countries. Of the families who contacted us for assistance, 210 of them had 383 children. The Hague Convention on...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Home for the Holidays
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Amy has been surviving horrific domestic violence in France for the past seven years. She is desperate to return home to the US to live her life free of abuse.   Samantha fears for her life and the life of her children on a daily basis. She wants nothing more than to escape the domestic violence she and her children...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Domestic Violence Awareness Month Campaign
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Aubrey was an American citizen living in Chile. She was forced to live in terror and had to endure horrific abuse at the hands of her husband. Her husband also abused their two young children. Aubrey’s husband threatened to kill her and the children if she ever tried to leave him. Aubrey reported the abuse to the...
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors has received 96 donations
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    AODVC Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support serving American overseas survivors of domestic violence. In July of 2010, AODVC received 187 crisis calls from 63 families in 61 countries around the world. Our year to date number of incoming crisis calls is 1,376 serving 317 families. In an email message sent to...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Crisis Services Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support serving American overseas survivors of domestic violence. After analyzing our crisis services statistics we discovered that we have received almost as many crisis calls in the first 6 months of 2010 as we received in the entire 12 months of 2009. Our International...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    Matching Day- June 16
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Supporters of AODVC, June 16th is matching day! Global Giving is matching at 50% up to $1,000 per donor per project! Since the launch of our Global Campaign, our crisis calls have increased more than 300%! With the increase in calls comes the need for the increase in direct services, including danger to safety...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    National Crime Victim Service Award
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    On April 16th the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center received the National Crime Victims Service Award from the US Department of Justice in honor of extraordinary efforts in direct service to victims of crime. The award was presented by US Attorney General Eric Holder While we are both humbled and proud...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Danger-to-Safety Relocation for DV Survivors posted a progress report
    2009 Overview
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development Associate
    Thank you for your generous support and donations! In 2009, the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center received 1,424 crisis calls and emails serving 273 families from 64 different countries. In addition to providing support to all of our clients, AODVC provided legal assistance for 10 families, assisted 11...
    • 5 years ago
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Paula Lucas

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Portland, OR United States

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