#GivingTuesday Campaign Update:
Help us Reach our Goal!
We Want to Make an Impact Today! We launched our campaign a week early, and are thrilled to be close to our goal thanks to the generous support of our community. With your support, we can make even more impact for survivors!
Now that Giving Tuesday is here, we've set a "home stretch" goal of $3,000, and we have until midnight tonight to make this happen!
Donate Now! You can donate through our Give Gab page or directly through Facebook (links below). If you'd like to start your own fundraiser on our behalf, you can easily do so through both of these channels! We've been thrilled at this year's peer-to-peer fundraisers ... and again thank you.
At the Advocacy Center we help children, teens and adult victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse in Tompkins County, NY. This year we again heard the voices of survivors speaking out--from very public to very private moments of courage, sharing, and healing.
“I never would have gotten this far without the Advocacy Center…. Calling the Hotline saved my life!” -Domestic Violence Survivor
On this year's #GivingTuesday, we ask you to help us meet the historic increased demand for services in our community that we’ve seen in the last two years. We ask you to help us serve the 1,600 children, teens, and adult victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse we supported in Tompkins County last year. We ask you to help us make sure that all 8,760 hours (24/7) our hotline is staffed. We ask you to help us so we can continue to provide education programs to over 5,400 youth and adults.
“She helped me through it all and explained that none of it was ever my fault.” -Teen Survivor
Your gift in any amount helps us to continue providing these unique and necessary services.
Thanks to a Friend of the Advocacy Center, you can maximize your gift through this year's challenge match. Here’s how it works—our anonymous donor will match new or increased donations, up to $2,000. Which means if you give a first time gift of $100, your gift will immediately double, for a total of $200! Or, if you increase your gift compared to last year's donation, your increase amount will automatically doubled. For example, an increase of $50 compared to last year will become $100.
“I started to share my story because of the Advocacy Center. It is amazing to have someone who understands and is on your side.” --Sexual Violence Survivor
JOIN US! Help us ensure that these critical services are available to all victims and that we can continue our work to prevent future abuse. Please make a tax deductible donation and be a part of helping victims create safer futures for themselves and their children.
And if we exceed our goal of $2,000 … this greatly helps to sustain the increased need for our services in our community!