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The Downtown Women’s Center
The Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) is the only organization in Los Angeles focused exclusively on serving and empowering women experiencing homelessness and formerly homeless women. DWC envisions a Los Angeles with every woman housed and on a path to personal stability. Its mission is to end homelessness for women in greater Los Angeles through housing, wellness, and advocacy. Founded in 1978, DWC was the first permanent supportive housing provider for women in the U.S. Learn more at www.DowntownWomensCenter.org.
The Downtown Women’s Center will be on-site at the LA Convention Center for Internal Medicine Meeting 2020:
Location: South Lobby near Registration
Dates: Thursday, April 23 and Fri, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Help the Downtown Women’s Center by:
Items to Donate On-site:
- $10 or $20 gift cards to:
- Food 4 Less
- The 99 Cents Store
- Unused, *travel size*:
- Body Wash or Small Soap Bar
- Face wipes
- Comb or Small Brush
- Hair Elastics
- Socks – new only
- Adult Diapers and Pull-Ups – all sizes
- Underwear/bras – new only, mostly sizes 14+ but anything helps!
*DWC is not in need of tampon donations at this time
**DWC cannot accept razors