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A Mary Kay Foundation Grant Recipient

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Mary Kay Foundation awarded $2 million in grants to 100 domestic violence shelters across the country.

With more than 1,100 domestic violence shelters from across the country applying for The Mary Kay Foundation shelter grants this year, DASH has been named a 2019 recipient!

DASH will receive a $20,000 unrestricted grant to further the organization’s efforts to combat domestic violence and provide services throughout Washington, DCthat will allow DASH to continue its transformational work throughout the region.

The Mary Kay Foundation was established in 1996 with the overarching purpose of supporting issues impacting women. In 2000, The Foundation expanded to include ending domestic violence as part of its mission. The Foundation is committed to funding the life-saving work of women’s shelters, and the annual shelter grant program has helped finance critical needs including emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling and legal aid. All of these resources support women and children as they seek refuge and relief on their journey to an abuse-free life.

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