Together Housed

The Downtown Women’s Center is on the front lines protecting at-risk women who are experiencing homelessness as our community faces new challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Last year, Dinner with a Cause, our annual gala, raised over $900,000 to help women move out of homelessness. This year, we are shifting gears and launching Together Housed, a three-week campaign to raise much needed funds to support women experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our community is encouraged to donate directly or raise funds for DWC. On this site, you can set up your own fundraising page and encourage your family, friends, and colleagues to support our campaign throughout the month of September. You can register to raise funds as an individual or as part of a Team.

With your help, we can meet the increased demand for the critical services we provide daily such as meals, hygiene, and mental health services, while continuing to connect women with permanent housing and employment.

Check out the campaign's schedule and sponsors below!


Angie, one of DWC's resident managers

This week, we’ll highlight how DWC’s health and wellness programs continue to support women by providing essential day-to-day resources and services during this challenging time. 

We'll encourage our community to begin setting up their fundraising pages to contribute to the campaign! 

Make sure to follow us at @DWCweb on all platforms.
 


  Shirley, DWC's donations and inventory associate

This week, we’ll highlight how DWC’s employment programs are continuing to connect women with safe economic and employment opportunities available during the pandemic.

We'll kick off the campaign with a virtual community meeting on Wednesday, September 16th at 6pm PST with special guests. Join our livestream on DWC's Facebook or Youtube page! 

 

For the campaign’s last week, we’ll highlight how DWC’s housing programs are continuing to get women housed in the midst of the pandemic and providing safe emergency spaces for women to shelter-in-place.

Join us for a virtual community celebration on Wednesday, September 23rd at 6pm PST where we’ll highlight our online auction! Join our livestream on DWC's Facebook or Youtube page! 

If you have any questions about the Together Housed campaign, please contact Grace Woodward at Events@DowntownWomensCenter.org or 213-706-5559.

Together Housed Sponsors

Together Housed Partners

The Otis and Bettina Chandler Foundation

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Together Housed Champions

Robert & Eileen O'Leary

Soo Koo

Hope Warschaw

Jean & Lewis Wolff Family Foundation 

 

 

 

Together Housed Leaders

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Joseph Bagby

Bradford Family Fund

Alisa Do

James & Heather Johnson

Elyse Klein

Kiana Ledé

Marylouise Oates & Robert Shrum 

Herb & Heather Rim

 Lynn Hall Russell & L. Michael Russell 

Terri Murray

The Weingarten Family

Together Housed Friends

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Josefina Leon Johnson

Steve & Christy McAvoy

Eleanor Padnick 

Amy Turk

Donella M. Wilson & Peter Barnett

Additional Sponsors

Susan Allison
Rachel Capoccia
Michael Caren

Catherine Collins & Craig Eggers
Vicki Curry

John DeFazio
Gensler

Karin Gold
Green Hasson Janks
Shelli Herman
Julianne LaMarche

Sonae Lee
Carol Leif

Erin B. Mills
Steve Milovich
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Analia Saban
Heidi H. Schulman
Lee Stobby

Anneli Stone
Ann-Sophie & Krystin Weaver-Morrissette
Casey Wilson
Maryellen Zarakas