Help Empower Women Who are Homeless in Chicago

by Sarah's Circle

Summary

Women struggling with homelessness often face considerable challenges, such as mental illness, domestic violence, and substance abuse. Since 1979, Sarah's Circle has empowered women to overcome these challenges.
$35,000
total goal
$15,706
remaining
291
donors
1
monthly donor
6
years active

Challenge

Women at Sarah's Circle may face multiple challenges in their lives that inhibit them from overcoming poverty and/or homelessness. These challenges include domestic violence, mental illness, physical disabilities and substance abuse. Making matters worse, there is a lack of government-funded health services in our area, as well as a lack of agencies serving the homeless.

Solution

Sarah's Circle is the only agency in our area that provides comprehensive services - i.e. food, toiletries, hygiene, clothing, computers, personalized case management, health services and housing - that cater specifically to women who are homeless.

Long-Term Impact

By providing housing assistance, personalized case management, health services, and life necessities, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically, and ultimately realizing their unique potential.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.sarahs-circle.org
Sarah's Circle Facebook

Organization Information

Sarah's Circle

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.sarahs-circle.org
Project Leader:
Elizabeth Dunn
Chicago, IL United States
$19,294 raised of $35,000 goal
 
361 donations
$15,706 to go
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. Learn more
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser