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October 19, 2012
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October 19, 2012
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I have been involved with No More Tears since its inception, first as a volunteer and now as Board Chair. Having worked with and at other domestic violence organizations, I can say with confidence that No More Tears is truly unique. Its founder, Somy Ali, personally coordinates all the services for victims and does so with an incredibly gentle touch and a warm smile. Incredibly, she does all this for no pay. A team of volunteers and interns helps ensure that victims receive all the help they need, making No More Tears a sort of "one stop shop." Services are individualized so that each person gets the precise help he or she needs, whether it be housing, legal advocacy, medical assistance, transportation, childcare, support for continued education, or other. To date, No More Tears has helped 237 victims of domestic violence and more than 600 children. As a true measure of the organization's success, only two survivors have returned to their abusers, a remarkable rate for domestic violence victims.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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August 10, 2010

In August of 2006, I had a woman knock at my door with blood dripping down her forehead and tears coming down her face. She asked me for help as she had been beaten badly by her husband. She could not speak English well at all to approach anyone for help and she knew that I could speak her language, thus decided to finally reach out to someone. That lady is now a registered nurse thanks to the help she received from No More Tears and above all, she is safe and free of abuse. No More Tears was initiated primarily to help women that were brought to the U.S. from various countries and then abused physically, sexually and verbally. Soon we started getting calls from not only immigrant women but also women born in the U.S. and decided to help everyone. Thus far, we have rescued 47 women and their children, all of whom were physically, sexually and verbally abused. We provide immediate care as we don't believe that a victim of domestic violence should be on a waiting list. We work with attorneys that are attentive very quickly to their cases and take immediate action required to free the women and children of abuse. We work with Nova Southeastern University's psychology department that provides free cognitive therapy to all the women we help. We are partners with Women in Distress that have had the same mission since 1973. We provide help 24 hours through our crisis hotline and IMMEDIATE help.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Since our inception in September of 2006, we have rescued 47 women and their children. We have provided them with a safe space, an opportunity to pursue an education, free attorney services (no waiting lists),cognitive therapy, and free transportation.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

That they provide IMMEDIATE help. THEY HAVE NO WAITING LISTS!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Kind, compassionate and can empathize with the survivors. There is no disconnect that you often see with big non-profits between the survivors and the board of directors. At No More Tears all are equally and all truly care!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Save many more lives and build shelters in many more states all over the U.S.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 26, 2010

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May 26, 2010

No More Tears is a wonderful organization! Everyone involved is caring, compassionate and works extremely hard to fulfill the organizations mission of providing immediate assistance to women and children that have been victims of domestic violence.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen victims come out of horribly abusive relationships into lives where they have been empowered to go back to school, find jobs they love and most of all feel free and safe from abuse.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 26, 2010

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May 26, 2010

No More Tears is an AMAZING, all volunteer non-profit. We provide indidivualized assistance for victims and their children. We offer immediate and personalized attention to each victim, helping not only make them safe but allowing each woman to work towards fulfilling her dreams.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

All 40 women (plus their children) No More Tears has helped are safe and free from abuse.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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