Pillars of Change

Celebrating Sanctuary’s volunteers


View Photos from the 2019 Pillars of Change

For any questions regarding the event, please contact Jessica Francois Jessica Francois, Manager of Volunteer Relations (212.349.6009 x285).



On June 11th, we recognized six volunteers for their remarkable contributions and celebrated the thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time, energy, and resources to support Sanctuary for Families and survivors of gender violence.

Our 2019 Honorees: 

Valencia Edwards

Jennifer Escobar

Gail Friedman

Joy Harris

Rita Pascarella-Ronk

April Wilson

Read more about our inspiring honorees on our blog!