CAWC Leadership Gathering

 Leading for the Future – Launch Event
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022
In person / Virtual

CAWC has been guided and strengthened by courageous individuals willing to advocate and honor the voices and needs of those among us that are vulnerable.

Solid in our foundation, confident in our purpose, CAWC has an ambitious goal for the future: build the preeminent space for healing, trauma-informed care, and services. To achieve this mission, we have launched The Open Door Project and we’re excited for you to take part.

Join us, either in-person at the CAWC office at 5:30pm or remotely at 6pm on Tuesday, March 8th  to learn more about this special opportunity.

Can’t make it but would love to learn more? RSVP anyway and we will send you details. Alternatively, email Joanne Walsh at with any questions.

Date: March 8th 2022

Virtual – Our live online event will kick off at 6pm
In Person – please arrive at 5:30pm for refreshments

Virtual – A Link will be provided prior to the event
In Person – Association House, 1116 N Kedzie Av

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.