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Womanspace Giving Tuesday Update

May 8, 2020 –  As a result of Giving Tuesday Now, Womanspace is pleased to announce an outpouring of community response. In 48 hours, Womanspace raised over $5,000 from individual donors, board members, and businesses. The Womanspace board had 100% participation and matched donor gifts.

Womanspace is also pleased to announce that it has been the recipient of a number of grants in the recent weeks. Womanspace has received grants from the Lawrence Township Community Foundation as well as the Princeton Area Community Foundation. Additionally, Amazon has donated $2,500 worth of gift cards.

Womanspace is still fully operating its Emergency Safe House, Transitional Housing, and hotlines. The money raised will be used for these programs and more. We are unable to accept physical donations at this time but encourage individuals to donate on our website (www.womanspace.org)  if possible.

In compliance with Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 138 extending New Jersey’s “Stay at Home” order, Womanspace’s Administrative and Counseling Offices will remain closed. For administrative matters, phone messages will be checked regularly and emails can be sent to info@womanspace.org, which will be checked regularly. For more information, we encourage individuals to follow our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages (Womanspaceinc) and website. We will continue to monitor the situation and take directions from the Governor’s office.

ABOUT WOMANSPACE

Founded in 1977, Womanspace is a leading non-profit organization serving the greater Mercer County area and the state of New Jersey by providing a comprehensive array of emergency and follow-up services to individuals and families impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. Womanspace is dedicated to improving the quality of life for domestic and sexual violence victims, survivors and their families. Bilingual services and programs include 24/7 crisis intervention, safe, short-term emergency shelter, short and long-term transitional housing, individual counseling and therapeutic support groups for adults and children, court advocacy and the 24/7 crisis hotline (609) 394-9000. Womanspace also operates the 24/7 New Jersey Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 800-572-SAFE. To learn more about Womanspace please visit www.womanspace.org.