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A WOMAN'S PLACE

The Only Domestic Violence Organization in Bucks County.

As the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, PA, A Woman's Place (AWP) provides comprehensive free, private, and confidential service, support, education, outreach, and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children and the community. We are committed to the empowerment of women and to ending intimate and domestic violence for all. To learn more, explore the menu items at the top of the page, or, for general information, please email or call 215.343.9241.

Ooka Doylestown AWP Sushi Roll Fundraiser All of April

Ooka has created a special AWP Sushi Roll for the month of April. The roll includes: smoked salmon, avocado, shrimp, tempura Fuji apple, topped with seared scallop, garlic aioli, masago, and a beet pomegranate puree. Each is $15 and all proceeds go to AWP. Please visit one of Ooka's three locations often this month and order this one-of-a-kind and very delicious roll by its name, AWP Sushi Roll (not on the menu). You'll eat good and feel good, too!

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