Abe's Wish - Funding for ICASA

$7,275 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 55 people in 13 days
Zach Bright
on behalf of Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
 SAN DIEGO, CA
As some of you may know, my aunt, Polly Poskin, is the Executive Director of the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA.)  ICASA is a non-profit organization, and receives the majority of its funds from federal and state grants.

And for those of you who don't know of the state budget situation in Illinois... it isn't great. Time and time again, the state has slashed funding for ICASA, effectively crippling the organization's ability to keep rape-crisis centers open and fully-staffed. These centers provide a confidential space for sexual assault victims to receive counseling, as well as advocacy at hospitals, and 24/7 hotlines for crisis intervention.

That's where this campaign and you come in. We need your help to keep the centers open and phones working!

With slashed budgets, it's more important than ever for donors and the community to support the vital work that ICASA provides to Illinois residents. 

In honor of Illinois' most notable citizen, we're starting  this campaign on Abe Lincoln's 208th birthday, February 12th, 2017. A great occasion to give a gift.

I've named ICASA as the beneficiary of this campaign, so the funds will be sent directly to them.

And as an added incentive, if this fund raises $20,000, I'll get a tattoo of Honest Abe. ;)

To learn more about ICASA, you can check them out here: Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Thank you for your support of sexual assault victims and ICASA.

Much love,
Zach
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Wow! Thank you for the support, everyone! Let's keep it going! Remember, by sharing the campaign with your family and friends, this allows more donations to come in. Together, we can raise so much more for ICASA and sexual assault victims in Illinois. Thanks everyone! -Zach
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Happy Birthday, Abe! Be sure to share the campaign with family and friends. :)
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$7,275 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 55 people in 13 days
Created February 9, 2017
Zach Bright  
on behalf of Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
WC
$100
Wendy Cohen
1 hour ago
SB
$50
sean black
5 hours ago
$200
Barbara Engel
13 hours ago

In honor of Polly Poskin who has been a great leader and friend for 30+ years

HA
$25
Harrison Anderson
17 hours ago
JM
$100
John Millner
19 hours ago
BS
$100
Brad and Marcie Sheridan
1 day ago
LO
$50
Laura Otten
1 day ago
EO
$50
Elisabeth Otten
1 day ago
BL
$100
Beth Lagomarcino
1 day ago
SP
$100
Sharon Poskin
1 day ago (Offline Donation)
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