Thank you for supporting the Downtown Women's Center!
Together, our community made the 2021 Together Housed campaign a huge success! Highlights included our first-ever DWC 7-Day Advocacy Challenge, an online auction, and peer-to-peer fundraising.
All in all, than 480 individuals, 16 teams, and 281 new donors helped us raise over $600,000 over three weeks, to support the 5,000+ women DWC serves who are dually impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and our city’s ongoing affordable housing crisis.
Thank you to everyone who participated for being part of the solution!
2021 TOGETHER HOUSED SPONSORSHIP LEVELS
TOGETHER HOUSED PARTNER $30,000
Can provide one woman with housing by covering the costs of a security deposit, staff support, counseling, moving expenses, furniture, kitchenware, and home goods for one year. Includes logo placement on DWC website, sponsor recognition via DWC social media and campaign emails, MADE by DWC products, and campaign press release stating company’s partnership with DWC.
TOGETHER HOUSED CHAMPION $15,000
Can provide 100 women technology to ensure they have access to case management and healthcare resources while practicing social distancing.
TOGETHER HOUSED LEADER $10,000
Can cover one month of meals and hygiene supplies for all women served by DWC in the midst of the
TOGETHER HOUSED FRIEND $5,000
Can employ a woman for six months and transition her from financial insecurity to economic stability.
Together Housed Schedule Recap
WEEK 1: FUNDRAISE Aug 4 – Aug 10
We kicked off the campaign with a special Zoom event for our community to learn about all the ways they could support women experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles over the next three weeks and beyond!
WEEK 2: ADVOCACY IN ACTION Aug 11 – Aug 17
We kicked off the DWC 7-Day Advocacy Challenge with an advocacy infosession, featuring LA City Councilmember Nithya Raman (CD4), CEO Amy Turk, and community advocate LaRae Cantley!
WEEK 3: ONLINE AUCTION & CELEBRATION Aug 18 – Aug 25
We ended the campaign on a high note with a live celebration of our amazing DWC community, featuring special guests and auction highlights!
THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 TOGETHER HOUSED SPONSORS
TOGETHER HOUSED CHAMPIONS
TOGETHER HOUSED LEADERS
BRADFORD FAMILY FUND
LIBBY & ARTHUR JACOBSON
MARYLOUISE OATES & BOB SHRUM
HEATHER & HERB RIM
L. MICHAEL RUSSELL & LYNN HALL RUSELL
SCOTT, DIANE, & MYRNA WEINGARTEN
TOGETHER HOUSED FRIENDS
STEVE & CHRISTY MCAVOY