October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Fresh Start provides counseling, support groups, legal assistance and education to women that have been affected by domestic violence. Please help us keep these programs in place by donating to Fresh Start - even $5 will cover the cost of one class for a woman to attend.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Did you know that one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime? Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting women in every community, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background. At our Women's Resource Center in Phoenix, Fresh Start Women's Foundation sees new cases every week. We have visits from approximately 25,000 women every year and almost 40% of the women we see have experienced some kind of abuse. The ones that make
How will this project solve this problem?
Fresh Start Women's Foundation offers counseling, support groups, career services, legal services, wardrobing services and education for women affected by domestic violence. All of these services are offered free of charge or for a nominal fee. Fresh Start works with these women on a long-term plan to turn their life around.
Potential Long Term Impact
The women Fresh Start can service, the more women in Phoenix will be empower and self-sustaining. Funding services at Fresh Start will help end the vicious cycle of domestic violence.
Total Funding Received to Date: $505
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $505 . The original project funding goal was $1,000.