YWCA Receives Gift To Help Sexual And Domestic Abuse Victims

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- A major gift will help a Topeka organization help victims of sexual and domestic violence.

The YWCA of Topeka received a $25,000 grant from the Payless Showsource Foundation.

The gift will go to the organization's Center for Safety and Empowerment, which provides support services for survivors of domestic violence in Shawnee, Jackson and Wabaunsee counties.

A national sexual violence survey found that one in three women and one in ten men have been affected by rape or physical violence.