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Bighearted Campaign

Bighearted Campaign

Wear your BIG heart on your sleeve and help us raise $235,000 to support the journeys of immigrant survivors of gender-based violence!

The Tahirih Justice Center’s Bighearted Campaign is an annual, peer-to-peer challenge for individuals, law firms, and community groups to raise critical funds for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence.

The global pandemic, as well as racist and xenophobic policies from the administration, has created unprecedented challenges for immigrant survivors seeking safety in the United States. Join us to ensure that survivors get the resources they need on their journey to safety and justice!

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Get Involved

The campaign is easy to join. Just create your fundraising page as an individual or on behalf of your firm, organization, or community group. If your firm, organization, or community group is already participating, you will soon receive details from your Bighearted Coordinator(s) about how to join as a team member.

Once your fundraising page is set up, it’s time to recruit your friends, family, and colleagues to make impactful donations, and perhaps even participate themselves! Keep an eye out for emails from Tahirih with client stories, reasons to give, and other materials to share with your networks. Also, be sure to check out the Bighearted Toolkit which includes fundraising and outreach tips, facts and statistics, and sample fundraising language.

 

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e-Learning Series

Please join our new series of free, virtual events that focus on our work for and with immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. Click below to learn more and register!

Immigrant Survivors and COVID-19: Thursday, Oct. 15 from 3-3:45 p.m. ET/12-12:45 p.m. PT 
Exploring the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on immigrant communities and survivors of violence. 

Threats to Gender-Based Asylum: Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 3:30-4:00 p.m. ET/12:30-1:00 p.m. PT 
A discussion on the recent threats to gender-based asylum and how Tahirih is fighting back with survivors of gender-based violence. 

Tahirih Justice Center Tech Access Project: Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 3:30-4:00 p.m. ET/12:30-1:00 p.m. PT  
Join us to learn more about Tahirih’s Tech Access Project – a new model that grew out of shifting legal services to a virtual environment. During this time we will share more about how we are co-designing a model for working remotely with our clients, many of whom are indigent survivors of gender-based violence.    

Torn ApartVirtual Screening: Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. ET/4:30-5:30 p.m. PT.   
A national virtual film screening fundraiser and conversation for the HBO film Torn Apart: Separated at the Border, which profiles our client Vilma and her daughter Yeisvi as they navigate the family separation crisis and their journey to safety.  

 

Spread the Word

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Social Media Posts

This fall, I’m joining the Tahirih Justice Center’s Bighearted Campaign to raise critical funds for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. I’m participating because [INSERT PERSONAL ANECDOTE]. Join me in ensuring that survivors get the resources they need on their journey for safety and justice! [INSERT LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] #IamBighearted #TeamTahirih

Happy #GivingTuesday! Today, the world comes together to make a difference and GIVE during the holiday season! This year, I hope you’ll join me in opening your heart to survivors of gender-based violence. Every dollar counts. Every person can make an impact. Together, we can make a difference. Donate today! [INSERT LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] #IamBighearted #TeamTahirih

The Tahirih Justice Center’s Bighearted Campaign is all about coming together to end gender-based violence around the world. Regardless of how much you donate, you will make a direct impact on the journeys of immigrant survivors of gender-based violence! [INSERT LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] #IamBighearted #TeamTahirih

This holiday season, I’m raising funds for the Tahirih Justice Center to ensure safety and justice for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. Join me in supporting survivors on their journey! Donate today! [INSERT LINK TO FUNRAISING PAGE] #IamBighearted

Get in Touch

Here’s who to contact at Tahirih if you have questions:

Atlanta: Sophie Leveille, Atlanta Development Associate, SophieL@tahirih.org
Baltimore: Rahi Patel, Development Strategy and Operations Associate, RahiP@tahirih.org
Greater DC: Alison Domonoske, Greater DC Development Associate and Volunteer Coordinator, AlisonD@tahirih.org
Houston: Sara Oussar, Houston Development Manager, SaraO@tahirih.org
San Francisco Bay Area: Jade Atkins, Development and Special Events Manager, JadeA@tahirih.org
Other Locations: Rahi Patel, Development Strategy and Operations Associate, RahiP@tahirih.org

Thank you for your supporting the journeys of immigrant survivors of gender-based violence!