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What's Cooking on 1060: Sky Brunch, Wine Week, and a Competition For CharityA cooking competition by female chefs for the Philadelphia-based "Women Against Abuse" is among the events on tap in the next couple of weeks.
A Philadelphia Police Dept. Toy Drive Goes Viral, Netting a Thousand ToysAnd it's about to bring Christmas joy to some of the city's most vulnerable and desperate residents.
Phila. Police Reminder: Donate Old Cell Phones for Domestic Abuse VictimsPhiladelphia police say they get about 100,000 calls each year related to domestic abuse -- more than 300 a day.
Philadelphia Safety Summit Tackles Abuse In A Cyber WorldThe summit at the High School for the Future broke down into sessions on fighting abuse and taking care of children in a cyber world.
Phila. Police Again Collect Used Cell Phones To Benefit Domestic Abuse VictimsThe program, called "Hopeline," is a joint effort among the Philadelphia local of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Philadelphia Police Department, Verizon, and the organization "Women Against Abuse."
Philadelphia Group Renews Annual Effort Fighting Violence Against WomenThe event was sponsored by Women Against Abuse.
Local Advocate Working Against Domestic Violence Weighs In On Roger Goodell's News ConferenceJeannine Lisitski is executive director of Women Against Abuse. She says Goodell's comments were welcome.
Ray Rice Abuse Incident Fueling Robust Victims' Conversation on TwitterA common response to revelations of domestic violence -- and, specifically, the video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée in an elevator -- is, "Why didn't she leave him?"
In Light Of Ray Rice Video, Local Reps From Women Against Abuse Try To Explain Why His Wife Is Lashing Out At The MediaIt's clear to see in the video who is the abuser and who is the why is Janay Rice blaming the media rather than her husband?
Owners of Obsolete Cell Phones Urged To Donate Them For Abuse VictimsFor victims of domestic abuse, "These cell phones really are a lifeline," says Katie Young-Wildes with Women Against Abuse.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off At LOVE ParkCity officials, as well as those who work to serve those who face this heartbreaking situation, gathered at LOVE Park Tuesday afternoon.
$3M In Funding Helps Renovate, Expand Housing For Victims Of Domestic AbuseA Philadelphia non-profit that advocates for domestic abuse victims is on track to complete a $3-million renovation and expansion project for its transitional housing program.
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