Donate to CAWC

Join in with other members of our community this #GivingTuesday as we stand with every survivor of domestic violence. Every single dollar of your gift will be matched up to a $15,000 thanks to a generous, anonymous donor. 

Will Your Employer Match Your Gift?

You may be able to make the impact of your gift go even further! Simply search for your employer below and you may be able to double or triple your gift! For any questions please feel free to contact the Development Team at

Gifts by check

If you would prefer to donate via check,  please  make your donation out to Connections for Abused Women and Their Children and mail to:
CAWC – Attention: Development
1116 N. Kedzie Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60651


Gifts of Stocks

Gifts through stocks or Donor Advised Funds are greatly appreciated! Please contact Joanne Walsh, Development Director for more details at 

Start you own fundraiser

Create your own fundraising page and invite your family and friends to make a contribution to you personally. Share your fundraiser on your social media or via email for maximum reach. To create a personal page visit here.

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.