W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has been selected again to participate in The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge! Last year, this campaign raised nearly $3.1 million for DV organizations across the nation & we’re going to be apart of that effort for the 2nd year in a row.
So here’s the deal: The Purple Purse Challenge is a fundraising campaign launched by The Allstate Foundation where DV organizations compete to raise the most money during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The top team wins a grand prize cash donation of $100,000 from The Allstate Foundation. We are one of 250 agencies selected throughout the U.S., so this is a pretty cool opportunity!
It starts on September 28th at 9am PST and, this year, more than $650,000 will be given away to participating organizations in the Challenge. We’d get big monetary prizes for placing in the top 5 and opportunities to win prizes during the weekly bonus challenges that happen throughout the month. On top of all of that, we get to keep 100% of all the funds we raise in the process. Pretty dang sweet.
How You Can Help: Join Our Team, Become a Fundraiser!
Please consider joining our team as a fundraiser. By reaching out to your network of supporters, you can help us make an even bigger impact. You’d be helping us increase our visibility, raise awareness for domestic violence and fund our awesome programs!
It takes less than five minutes to set up a fundraiser. All you have to do is Go Here and click ‘Fundraise for This Campaign.’
Once you join the team, you have the option to personalize your page with a story and photos to illustrate why our cause is important to you. Then, when the Challenge starts on September 28th, share it with your people and start garnering support! Just the simple act of joining our team, gives us the opportunity to qualify for the first bonus challenge. Not only would this be a much appreciated effort to support us, there will be donation incentives and/or giveaways as the challenge progresses, so stay tuned!