Turning Point Capital Campaign

Turning Point

One in three women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.

The United Way of Delaware County  and the Women's Leadership Network (WLN) have a strong partnership with Turning Point in Marion to provide critical domestic violence advocacy and shelter services for individuals and families residing in Delaware County. On average, 30% of clients served are Delaware County residents. See video of Paula from Turning Point.

The WLN and United Way of Delaware County take a stand on tough issues; we advocate for those who are forgotten and/or are vulnerable; and we demonstrate our concern for others with our actions. We have proven that when we all pull together our collective strengths we are able to tackle what seems impossible.

WLN's Commitment to Turning Point

Currently, Delaware County is the largest county in Ohio without a domestic violence shelter. We are not “OK” with that. Last year WLN provided $128,000 to assist Turning Point with the purchase of 7 acres and 3 buildings in Delaware. With the support of our community and with Turning Point’s leadership, our goal is to establish a safe place for individuals and families affected by domestic violence. Lives are at stake. We can’t afford not to provide children, families, and individuals the opportunity to escape violence and abuse.

Turning Point Delaware Shelter DrawingThe Women’s Leadership Network has set a goal to raise $225,000 over the next 3 years for Turning Point’s capital campaign. Beginning July 2016, the WLN will provide $75,000 for the next 3 years to assist with the renovation of the Delaware location. We invite you to join us as we work hard to fulfill this pledge.

We would also need community advocates and capital campaign volunteers. Please contact Barb Lyon to learn more.


Make a donation:

1. By giving HERE. Designate your donation by writing in the special instructions box, WLN & Turning Point.

2. Or send in a check made payable to United Way of Delaware County, designate in the memo line: WLN & Turning Point. Then mail the check to United Way of Delaware County, PO Box 319, Delaware 43015.

We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in domestic violence services and other essential programs for Delaware County residents. Thank you for your continued trust in our work.

If you have any questions, please contact Barb Lyon at 614-436-8929 or blyon@uwaydelaware.org.

Warm Regards,

Dana Ullom-Vucelich, Chair, WLN
Barbara Matta, Honorary Chair, WLN