Become A Hope Builder


Exciting match opportunity* from a generous friend of Refuge for Women Chicago!

Any NEW Hope Builders will have their annual giving amount DOUBLED!

Any CURRENT Hope Builders will have their increased giving amount DOUBLED as well!
SIGN UP to become a new Hope Builder – or increase your gift as a current Hope Builder – and your impact will go further!

*Now through January 2025. Up to $15,000 match.

Hope Builders are a special group of monthly allies who invest in ongoing support for sexually exploited women. Recurring monthly support means the work of Refuge for Women offers more survivors the opportunity to create a new life and have a hope-filled future.

Your monthly generosity and compassion builds hope and restores lives of survivors who have endured horrific abuse and exploitation. Our residents have big dreams and goals, but we need consistent monthly givers to help Refuge for Women meet their monthly needs.

Your Monthly Gift Provides the following:

  • Safe housing, food, clothing
  • 24/7 holistic care by staff
  • Weekly sessions with licensed counselor – both individual and group
  • Medical/dental/vision treatment
  • Recovery programs
  • Life skills development
  • Employment preparation and placement
  • Hope for a brighter future

Hope Builders also receive the following benefits:

  • Your initials permanently painted by a resident on our home’s brick pathway!
  • Additional access to updates, events, and opportunities
  • Discounts on event and gala tickets
Thank you for choosing to provide HER with a safe and secure environment to support her healing; guide HER towards a healthy and resilient vision for her future; and empower HER to embrace a life defined with dignity and hope!

“Having the chance to be in a safe place to heal means someone thought I was worth it, even when I dared not believe I was.”

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620 Dakota Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60012