Join the Kitchen Table Collective

By joining CAWC’s monthly giving community, the Kitchen Table Collective, you can impact the life of a domestic violence survivor or a child who witnessed domestic violence.

What could your monthly gift mean to a family in crisis? 

A monthly gift keeps the Greenhouse Shelter running.
Your monthly gift of $35 helps buy the essentials a mother and baby need during their stay at Greenhouse shelter.

A monthly gift provides consistent counseling for a child.
A monthly gift of $50 per month pays for four hours of counseling for a survivor who has experienced
domestic violence.

A monthly gift keeps the phone lines open at the CAWC domestic violence helpline.
Your monthly gift of $40 helps keep phone lines open and cover the cost of
additional demand.

A monthly gift helps prepare a survivor for cold Chicago winters.
Your monthly donation of $35 helps
provide hats, gloves, scarves, and other winter essentials for domestic violence survivors.

A monthly gift gives transportation fare to survivors, allowing them to appear in court and seek legal protection.
Your monthly gift of $25 per month pays
for transportation expenses for 12 survivors to access court services.

A monthly gift makes education a priority. Each month, your donation of $25 provides much-needed school supplies for a child staying a Greenhouse Shelter

Gifts by check or credit card

Many individuals make donations to CAWC at various times throughout the year. Checks can be sent to:
CAWC – Attention: Development
1116 N. Kedzie Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60651

Or you can make a gift online.

Attend an Event

Every March, CAWC hosts its signature fundraiser, Sounds of Silence. Through sponsorships, ticket sales, silent and live auctions, and donations, funds are raised to support CAWC’s programs and services.

Throughout the year, CAWC’s Associate Board hosts fun and unique events.

Plan a Fundraiser

You don’t have to be an experienced party planner to create an event that benefits CAWC – energy and enthusiasm go a long way! And the CAWC development team will help you plan an event that will assist survivors and their children on their journey to heal from abuse.

Other Ways to Donate

Planned Giving

A gift to CAWC in your will or trust is your legacy to ensure happier tomorrows for domestic violence survivors and their children.

Honoring Someone’s Special Day

If you make a gift to CAWC in honor of someone, we will notify the recipient of your thoughtfulness. Many individuals ask friends and family to donate to CAWC in lieu of gift for a special occasion.

Memorial Gifts

If you make a gift to CAWC in memory of someone, we will notify the family of your thoughtfulness.

Stock Gifts

Contact Stephanie Love-Patterson, Executive Director, at 773.489.9081, for information about how to donate stock to CAWC.

Donor Advised Fund

If you have created a Donor Advised Fund, you can recommend making a gift to CAWC.

Matching Gift

Contact your employer to determine if they will match your gift to CAWC. If they have a matching gift program, your gift could double or even triple in value. If you send a form from your employer to CAWC, we can complete the paperwork and initiate the matching gift process.