• Non-profit and Community based organizations accomplish their missions by offering education, mentoring and at certain times financial support to victims. Statistics show that when survivors of domestic abuse have access to resources such as these, they are less likely to stay in a volatile situation

  • Domestic violence cost 8.3 billion in expenses annually: a combination of medical costs ($5.8 billion) and lost productivity ($2.5 billion)
  • Over 8 million children are affected by domestic violence each year

  • A woman is battered every 9 seconds

  • Battering is the single major cause of death to women, exceeding rapes, muggings and auto accidents

  • 6 million women are beaten by their husbands and boyfriends each year in the U.S., 1500 of them die

  • It’s time to give back