International Legal Assistance for Abused Women

by Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
Vetted
Nov 21, 2012

A legal victory for Terry and you helped!

Playing in Leaves
Playing in Leaves

Terry fled Greece, a Hague Convention country, with her kids knowing that her abusive husband would file kidnapping charges against her at home in the USA. Because of donations like yours, Terry was able to get an attorney that successfully proved Terry and her kids had been abused and would be safer at home. Today the kids are having fun playing in leaves and getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas, instead of living in fear of being sent back to Greece where they would have had to endure horrific abuse once again.

Because people like you care, Terry and her kids are safe.

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Thank you for all you do to help victims in need with legal assistance! Warmest wishes, Paula

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Organization Information

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.866uswomen.org
Project Leader:
Paula Lucas
Founder
Portland, OR United States

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