Friends of Promise are the people and organizations that are coming together from all walks of life to commit their time, energy, and in some cases, funds to do the essential work to prevent intimate partner violence.

Did You Know?


80.9 million
men and women in the U.S. experience intimate
partner violence during their lifetime.


15.5 million
children in the U.S. live in families in which partner
violence occurred at least once in the past year.

Meet Promise

Hear her tell her story in her own words:

“My Bumblebee started an organization called
Saving Promise to help save me and girls like me.”

Change begins with a single step.

Join a growing group of people from all walks of life who are committed to making their communities safer. Between us, we can prevent intimate partner violence.

Become a Friend of Promise

From volunteering to talking about it with your friends and family, it doesn’t take much to help prevent intimate partner violence.

Host a Salon

Bring together the people you care about to connect, build community, and start the conversation around this important issue.

Make a Donation

Your one-time or monthly donation is essential to advancing our mission and bringing our work to more communities.

Watch Saving Promise founder L.Y. Marlow and Friends of Promise champion Donna Seeker share more:


Why Should I Join Friends of Promise?

To be part of a movement.
Join courageous and compassionate people and organizations from all walks of life committed to creating lasting change.

To prevent intimate partner violence and save lives.
Every year, millions of men, women, and children experience intimate partner violence. It’s time for us to take action to prevent this public health crisis.

To strengthen communities.
Intimate partner violence has proven ripple effects on our communities’ safety, health, wellness, and economy. We need to bring our communities together to help solve it.

To send a message.
The bigger our numbers, the bigger the impact we can make to bring intimate partner violence out of the shadows and into the light.

To give what you can.
Some people have time and energy to give; others have money. All we ask is for your commitment to do whatever you can to create lasting change.

To make a better, healthier, and safer world.