SUPPORT

CHICAGO

Refuge for Women is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization financially supported by the generous and committed giving of individuals like you. Thank you for helping us continue to build upon our mission to rescue women from the sex industry.

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Become a monthly hope builder!

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 continues offering more women the opportunity to create a new life and have a hope-filled future.

Become a Hope Builder Today! Refuge for Women has a monthly giving program, Hope Builders, to provide unrestricted revenue for the organization as we accomplish our mission to empower sexually exploited women to live a life of freedom through faith-based, residential healing programs.

This program is about building hope and restoring lives. Join us in supporting HER month by month. 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 and housing expenses
  • Around the clock care by professional staff
  • Counseling Services
  • Medical Treatment
  • Life Skills Training
  • Employment preparation and placement
  • Equipment and supplies such as curriculum
  • House needs and stocks the pantry
  • Clothing for residents
  • Hope for a brighter tomorrow

Contact Refuge for Women Chicago

Connect with our team to learn more or get involved
620 Dakota Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

House Needs

Often our residents will arrive with only the clothes on their back. Items on this registry will help us provide for her daily needs!

We do our best to update our needs list frequently. You can order directly from our Amazon Wish List to be shipped to our office.

Donate Stock

Are you interested in donating stock to a specific Refuge for Women location? It’s easy. Just contact your financial advisor, decide on the shares you want to donate and ask him/her to reach out to Giovanna Swisher, CFP® with Robert W Baird and Co.  She will provide the transfer instructions so your advisor can process the stock transfer.

For additional information on donating stocks, please contact:

Giovanna Swisher, MBA, CFP®, CDFA®, Robert W. Baird & Co.,
gswisher@rwbaird.com
979-299-3287

donate gift cards

Gift cards give us flexibility for our on-demand and unexpected needs at the house. We appreciate gift cards to: Amazon, Walmart, Target, Walgreens, gas stations, craft stores, and chain restaurants. Contact crystal.boterorand@refugeforwomen.org for more info.

be a supply partner

Supply Partners help provide household items for our program home like food, toiletries, cleaning supplies, and other necessities. This is a great way for church groups, businesses, and families to get involved! Contact crystal.boterorand@refugeforwomen.org for more info on becoming a Supply Partner.

YOU MAY ALSO SEND YOUR DONATION TO: 620 DAKOTA STREET, CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60012

View the Refuge For Women 2022 990 Form here.

Let’s Rally Together to Provide Refuge to More Survivors

We have a fundraising tool that helps you share your heart to help sex trafficking survivors. Your social media, emails, or awareness events can quickly rally your community together to provide Refuge and freedom to more women.

STEP ONE:

SELECT YOUR TEAM GOAL

  • $250: Provides life skills training for one month
  • $500: Provides a full month of trauma-informed care
  • $1,000: Provides a full week of a resident’s healing journey
  • $4,000: Provides a full month of residential and program support

STEP TWO:

PROMOTE

Promote your personal link via Social Media, Email, In-Person, etc.

STEP THREE:

THANK YOUR FRIENDS

You’ll see all your campaign responses.

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