1 in 4 Women; 1 in 9 Men

Sandra is a 43 year old woman with a good job and a promising future. She recently started back to college to get a degree in accounting and from the outside, her life looked good. However,Sandra is one of the 1 in 4 women experiencing domestic abuse. Today it got bad enough that she had to leave. She called her brother in San Francisco and fled her home with nothing but the clothes on her back. With no money to buy a bus ticket, she came to St. Francis House. Thanks to your donations, Sandra is on to California where a new life waits, one that is safe from being abused!

Domestic violence effects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men in the United States. Many stay because they don’t know where to go or who to talk to. You can help! Keep this number in your phone; you never know who you will meet who needs it!