Saheli raises $5,391 from the Purple Purse Challenge!

Thanks to your support, Saheli raised $5,391 as part of the Purple Purse Challenge against Domestic Violence!

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Message from AllState Foundation:

Congratulations to each of you on an absolutely incredible Purple Purse Challenge. Together, we raised nearly $2.5 million for life-changing domestic violence services. Unbelievable. I hope you took the weekend to celebrate an amazing month of important conversations about domestic violence and impressive fundraising for your incredible programs.

You kept the leaderboard in constant flux until the very end of the Challenge. It is my great pleasure to announce to you the 2014 Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge Grand Prize Winners:

  • 1st Place $100,000 grant prize: YWCA Evanston/North Shore
  • 2nd Place $75,000 grant prize: Wings Program
  • 3rd Place $50,000 grant prize: YWCA of Northwest Georgia
  • 4th Place $25,000 grant prize: YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago
  • 5th Place $10, 000 grant prize: Jewish Women International
  • 6th Place $10, 000 grant prize: Jenesse Center
  • 7th Place $10, 000 grant prize: House of Ruth
  • 8th Place$10, 000 grant prize: Jersey Battered Women’s Service
  • 9th Place $10, 000 grant prize: New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • 10th Place $10, 000 grant prize: Harbor House of Central Florida

As you know, this was the first time Allstate Foundation Purple Purse has embarked on an online fundraising campaign. Even our boldest hopes didn’t match up to the astonishing successes you achieved. You brought Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to every corner of this country. Each of your communities joined together in a critical national conversation about domestic violence and financial abuse – raising incredible amounts of money for your organizations along the way.

Even if your organization didn’t make it into the top ten, you will still keep all the funding you raised in the Challenge and any Bonus Challenge grant prizes you won along the way. You can use the attached template press release to publicly announce the results of your hard work on the Purple Purse Challenge.

Thank you all for making this first-ever Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge a fantastic success. We are absolutely in awe of all that you were able to accomplish.

Best wishes,

The Allstate Foundation

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