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Domestic violence is not just an issue that affects survivors and their children, but one that affects the entire community. Domestic violence perpetuates gender inequalities within a community, has been show to increase criminal behavior in children who witness abuse, and has ramifications for the economy, resulting in more than $1.8 billion in lower productivity, staff turnover, absenteeism and earnings lost each year. By supporting the work of the NYAWC, you touch the lives of individual women who are survivors of abuse, and help the entire community.
How Donations are Used
Donations from individuals are vital to the work of the NYAWC. They allow us to empower battered women to break the cycle of abuse and start their lives anew.
To donate online, give through NY Charities , a secure online donation service.
To donate by mail, send checks addressed to the New York Asian Women's Center to:
For inquiries about monetary donations and donation of goods for upcoming fundraisers, contact Development Manager at (212) 732-0054 ext. 105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYAWC accepts gifts of new items, which we can distribute to our clients or use in our shelters.
We are currently accepting donations of:
Note: Because we have received so many generous donations recently, NYAWC
lacks the storage space to accept donations of used clothing, used toys,
or used furniture. We are not accepting
these items at this time.
Donate through the ING NYC Marathon
Twenty runners will run over 25 miles through the 5 boroughs of NYC on November 4, 2012 on behalf of NYAWC. In addition to this inspiring feat, Team NYAWC will raise over $60,000 for the abused women and children we serve. Help our team achieve its goal by making a contribution. To learn more, please visit our ING NYC Marathon page.
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