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A Day of Giving: Support Women and Girls

Although Black Friday and Cyber Monday are known for grand deals and door buster sales, many of you shared that you hope to continue the sentiment of Thanksgiving onto the days and weeks ahead. Why not reinvent Black Friday as a day for giving. Or, turn December into “31 Days of Giving.”

Women’s Voices prides itself in supporting the work of organizations committed to women and girls. To get you started on your list, we’ve selected charities that focus their efforts on a variety of causes and issues, which benefit women and girls, whether locally or internationally. In addition to your gift being tax-deductible, rest assure that you can give confidently  to these organizations as they have been highly rated by Charity Navigator.

 

The Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC)

The Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC) is a student-led initiative aimed at providing high-quality and equitable health care to uninsured individuals in New York City. They offer comprehensive primary healthcare services, including preventive care, treatment for acute and chronic conditions, and referrals to appropriate and affordable specialty services. They aim to extend healthcare access to underprivileged populations, while encouraging the spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy among our medical students and faculty. DONATE HERE.

 

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood was founded on the revolutionary idea that women should have the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams — no ceilings, no limits. Today, Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. DONATE HERE.

 

The Bowery Mission

As women became the new face of homelessness, The Bowery Mission’s programs for women have now grown into The Bowery Mission Women’s Center at Heartsease Home and Women’s Center in Harlem, a residential recovery program for homeless women. As residents in this 9-to-15 month recovery program, women live together in community. Their daily curriculum includes counseling, life skills classes, spiritual disciplines and educational enrichment, along with a Career Center, which provides tutoring and resume assistance. These programs lead to employment and reconnection with faith, family, and a plan for the future. DONATE HERE.

 

Women for Women International

Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped more than 447,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. They  work with women in 8 countries offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency. With more than 20 years of on-the-ground experience, Women for Women International understands that a comprehensive program addressing the social and economic empowerment of marginalized women is the most effective approach. DONATE HERE

 

Safe Horizon

Established in 1978, Safe Horizon is the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States.  They provide compassionate and expert support for people who have experienced: domestic and intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, and human trafficking.  Safe Horizon partners with governmental and other community agencies and also advocates for policies on a local, state, and national level on behalf of those affected by violence and abuse. DONATE HERE.

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