You have made a young woman's dream come true. Laura is so excited to begin classes at her local community college for the winter term! Laura is sad that she had to leave her family but she is developing a new support network and feels safe.
Here is a note from Laura: "There was a time when I did not want to live. I couldn't take the abuse of my parents, and I couldn't leave. I thought my only way out was to kill myself. Now, my world has completely changed. I have a new life and I am determined to be successful. Thank you for caring and giving me hope again."
We help hundreds of victims a year like Laura. If you like the work we are doing, please consider becoming a recurring donor between December 20th and December 31st to our parent project. Help Rescue 500 Battered Women And Their Children, and Global Giving will match your December donation 100% as long as the recurring donation lasts four months.
If you give $25 a month for four months, your $100 becomes $125!
Here is the link to the parent project: https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/provide-global-abuse-support/
We sincerely thank you for your support and wish you and your loved ones a happy holiday.
The AODVC Team
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