Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children

 
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children 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...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    2010 Updates
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Thank you for your generous support and donations. Between January 1 and March 10, 2010, the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center received a total of 494 crisis calls, emails, and live chats. • January- 181 crisis calls, emails, and live chats, • February- 188 crisis calls, emails, and live chats, •...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children has received 89 donations
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children 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...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Thank you
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development Associate
    Thank you for your support during the Give More, Get More challenge. This project received 38 donations with a cumulative value of $6,058. Global Giving matched the donations with $1,955, resulting in $8,013 towards assisting American domestic violence survivors in foreign countries. Thanks to all of your support this...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    August Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development Associate
    Thank you for your support and donations! We are very grateful for your assistance in serving American domestic violence survivors abroad. From January, 2009 to July, 2009 the American Domestic Violence Crisis Line received 600 crisis calls and emails, assisted 149 families and 121 children from 46 countries. In...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Organization Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development Associate
    Thanks to your generous support and donations, the American Domestic Violence Crisis Line was able to provide advocacy and services to 31 survivors through 118 crisis calls and emails. ADVCL was able to serve 17 new callers and 12 new families, from 14 different countries during the month of May. In June, ADVCL was able...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Organization Update
    By - Esra Khalil - Development and Policy Director
    Thanks to your generous support and donations, ADVCL was able to provide advocacy and referrals to 33 survivors (21 of whom were new callers) from or on behalf of 28 different families (19 of whom were new) in March 2009. We received 93 calls, emails and faxes from 14 different countries. In March 2009, ADVCL also...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    March Numbers and quarterly report
    By - Esra Khalil - Development and Policy Director
    In March 2009, ADVCL received 93 calls, emails and faxes from 33 different people (21 of whom were new callers) from or on behalf of 28 different families (19 of whom were new) from 14 different countries. ADVCL also received calls from three new countries in the first quarter: Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, and Nicaragua. In March,...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    New Projects!
    By - Esra Khalil - Development and Policy Director
    ADVCL has created two new projects: the first is to assist American survivors of domestic violence overseas with relocation assistance. Battered American women who are abused in foreign countries by their partners often feel they have no choice but to flee back to the U.S. for the protection of themselves, and their...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Volunteer training
    By - Esra Khalil - Development Associate
    We just completed our first 30 hour international crisis line advocate training of 2009! After completion of the training, advocates commit to a minimum of 1 year, six hours per week on the crisis line, or 312 hours. Most of our crisis line volunteers provide over 500 hours per year. The crisis line received 1182 calls or...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children has received 113 donations
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Statistics for 2008
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    With your valuable help in 2008 we received 1182 crisis calls & emails from 363 families (with 239 children) in 56 different countries. These crisis contacts came from: 45% from Europe 18% from the Middle East 9% Asia 26% Americas 2% Africa In addition, we provided danger to safety relocation back to the USA to 7...
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Guyana, Romania and Minutes for Moms
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder
    We are gearing up this month for our Minutes for Moms Campaign. Every phone call we receive on the international toll free hotline costs the organization between $1.00 to $4.00 per minute just in toll charges. Donations to our Minutes for Moms Campaign will go directly to pay these crisis line bills which are so critical to...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Iceland & Bosnia - now 77 countries served
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    With the addition of crisis calls received from battered American women in Iceland and Bosnia in July, we have now received calls from victims in 77 countries around the world. We have come a long way, but have so far to go. Thank you for your continued support in helping us expand and reach those in need in places as far...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    1/2 year statistics
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    It is my pleasure to update you on our ½ year progress in serving abused American women & children overseas. From January through June 2008, our advocates received 643 crisis calls & emails from 193 different families (123 of these families had 229 children) in 40 countries. We helped relocate 3 families back to the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    May training completed
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    We just completed our 30 hour international crisis line advocate training. After completion of the training, advocates commit to a minimum of 1 year, six hours per week on the crisis line, or 312 hours. Most of our crisis line volunteers provide over 500 hours per year. Without their support, we would not be able to do the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children posted a progress report
    Callers from new countries
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    First we would like to thank all of our donors for choosing to support the American Domestic Violence Crisis Line. We have received calls from abused American women in four new countries so far this year, Niger, Czech Republic, El Salvador & Aruba. We are excited to see our outreach efforts yielding results as we...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children has received 35 donations
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  • Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Paula Lucas

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Portland, OR United States

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