Casa Myrna

Rating: 4.89 stars   18 reviews

Issues: Civil Rights, Homeless & Housing, Human Services, Women

Location: PO Box 180019 Boston MA 02118 USA

Mission: Casa Myrna delivers solutions to end domestic and dating violence.
Target demographics: The women we serve tend to be young, low-income, minority, and live in the Greater Boston Area. Over three-quarters of the women in our residential programs bring children, the majority of whom are six years old or younger.
Direct beneficiaries per year: In 2011, Casa Myrna provided shelter to 69 women and 65 children, including one residential program reserved exclusively for pregnant or parenting teenagers who are survivors of domestic or family violence. More than 300 women from the community access our comprehensive range of supportive services every year.
Geographic areas served: Casa Myrna provides shelter and supportive services in the Greater Boston Area and hotline services throughout the state of Massachusetts.
2011 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 04-2625710
617-521-0100
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

To Whom It May Concern, For many years my husband and I have supported the brilliant work of Casa Myrna, inspired by the brave and fearless work of this organization which aids women who have been victims of domestic violence, providing shelter for them and their children when they most need it. Equally important is Casa Myrna's leadership in making the taboo subject of domestic violence part of our national dialogue, lest we forget. Not a day passes where Casa Myrna and their devoted staff are not engaged in providing resources for those who need them most. We cannot emphasize the importance of their work strongly enough and urge all who can to support them however small the donation.

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

As New England’s leading provider of shelter and services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, Casa Myrna has changed the lives of thousands of women and children. As a funder, I am impressed by the organization's full menu of services for victims (counseling, legal assistance, housing, food, etc.) and also its educational work with teens to help end domestic violence in our comminities.

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I first learned of Casa Myrna when a family member needed their assitance. Casa Myrna's staff stayed with her until she and her children were safe!

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Rating: 5 stars  

Domestic violence is an act of inflicting pain, whether physical or mental, on one or several people who are closest to us. The victims are infants, children, men, women, the elderly... There is no discrimination. The victims' fear of a new episode leaves them helpless and isolated. They "live" in a dark tunnel.
Casa Myrna and its outstanding, dedicated staff bring the light back into the lives of these women, young girls and children.

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Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

I have been in a situation of domestic violence.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

Every little bit helps, no donation to such a worthy cause is too small.

What would you tell others about this organization?

It deserves their time and their donations.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 4 stars  

My daughter volunteers on the board and has made me aware of the good works done by Casa Myrna. I am impressed with its length of success and the scope of the work for women and families in crisis. I especially like that they list the services provided to families for a certain dollar amount.

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My personal experience with the agency is via my daughter, who uses her skills in nonprofit administration as a member of the board,

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