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Contact: Kendall Hayes
New Philadelphia Non-Profit Hosts 1st Annual Gala
A Day of Peace will raise money to benefit domestic violence prevention
Philadelphia, PA - October, 2011 - The Women's Solo Project Inc., a newly formed 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, .will host their 1st annual fundraiser. The Day of Peace Gala will be held on November 11, 2011 at the Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19131. This major fundraising effort will benefit domestic violence prevention and self-sufficiency workshops that focus on education, employment, and parenting. The Women's Solo Project has already assisted over 50 women by inspiring the confidence necessary to recognize their capacity for self-reliance while helping them gain the independence needed to get out of an abusive relationship.
"Domestic violence has a stong presence and is alive in our communities. We must come together as unified people to help stop and control it. By creating The Women's Solo Project, I wanted to bring this issue to the forefront and get people talking about it. If we continue to let this issue be taboo, then nothing will get done." says Tyra Wright-Johnson, President and survivor. The organization's mission and vision stems from Mrs. Wright-Johnson's personal.experience with domestic violence.
For tickets and additional information, visit the website at www.thewomenssoloproject.org.
About The Women's Solo Project
Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, The Women's Solo Project, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, was established in 2010 with the mission to serve women and their children by giving them the ability to become independent and resourceful in making healthy and positive decisions. TWSP specializes in empowering women and children and teaching victims how to live free of violence and poverty.