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Our Mission: to build communities with underserved women and children where they  
are safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and domestic violence.  

    Click here to view our Holiday Wish List. Each year, hundreds of community members,
    faith groups,schools, and service clubs come together to help make the holidays bright
    for those we serve at the San Leandro Shelter, Sister Me Home safe house, Midway
    Shelter, Bessie Coleman Court, and our domestic violence outreach and housing
    assistance programs. Give! It's a great feeling!

    We're seeking individuals with commitment and enthusiasm to help make our
    life-changing programs possible. Click here to view current openings.


"Little by little I got myself out of the nightmare. You helped
me get my life back. I'll never forget you all."

We're glad to share this message of thanks. After all, donations from caring community members makes possible life-changing services for 2,000 women and children each year.

Some have deep needs like mental health challenges, substance abuse issues, and unaddressed medical ailments. Others can regain their lives after a short shelter stay or help with a security deposit.

In the coming months, temperatures are predicted to dip below freezing. Tough times and budget cuts for safety net services mean your gift has never been more important.

It really does take a village. Please use the button below to make a simple online gift today-or make it a monthly pledge.



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