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Get the guidance you're looking for.

Whether you're a nonprofit looking to get involved, an individual wanting to provide guidance to survivors, or are experiencing abuse yourself, these resources are here to help.

Empower those who've been affected by abuse.

Whether you're a nonprofit looking to get involved, an individual wanting to make a difference for survivors, or student leader on a college campus, these resources are here to help.

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Financial Empowerment Curriculum For Trainers: Moving Ahead

Take control of your finances and regain your freedom.

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College Curriculum: Healthy Relationships

Teach student groups on campus about financial empowerment.

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Career Empowerment Curriculum

This valuable resource will help with job skills, training and employment opportunities.

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See how your nonprofit can get involved.

Purple Purse works with nonprofits to help support their efforts. Learn more about how your organization can participate.

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The Purple Purse Challenge

Learn how your organization can compete in the next Purple Purse Challenge for a chance to win funds.

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Allstate Foundation Purple Purse grants

Learn about the grant programs offered by invitation only to national, regional and local domestic violence nonprofits.

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Get the help you need.

Purple Purse does not provide direct help or financial resources to those experiencing domestic violence. This site is not a hotline and is not staffed 24/7. If you are in danger, please call 911. If you are in need of immediate response or local referrals, call a local hotline or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224.

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Financial Empowerment Curriculum For Survivors: Moving Ahead

Learn how to take control of your finances and your freedom.

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Career Empowerment Curriculum

Get valuable assistance with job skills, training and employment opportunities.

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Learn the ways you can help.

Whether you're a nonprofit looking to get involved, an individual wanting to make a difference for survivors, or student leader on a college campus, these resources are here to help.

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Donate.

Your donation could help rebuild the life of a domestic violence victim.

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Purchase an item.

Buying a charm or a pair of socks is just one of the many ways you can help.

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Resources to help you better understand abuse

Purple Purse can help you better grasp the magnitude of both domestic violence and financial abuse.

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The statistics are staggering.

Studies show 99% of all domestic violence situations include financial abuse, making it difficult for victims to break free and stay free.

See the research
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See financial abuse from a new perspective.

Experience life as a victim, and make life-changing decisions with this interactive tool.

See how it escalates

See real stories from domestic violence survivors.

For a domestic violence survivor, the light at the end of the tunnel is not always easy to see. Read their hopeful stories of finding freedom from abuse.

 

"I'm proud to be the Chairman of the Board of YWCA Evanston North Shore. I'm a wife, mother, consultant, and a professor. And a domestic violence survivor."

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