Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Name of Non-Profit Organization *
Today’s Date: * Thursday, February 2, 2023
Organization’s website
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number *
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? *
Address *

2937 West 25th Street 2nd Floor
Cleveland, OH 44113
United States
County *
Your Name * Wendy Leatherberry
Your Title *
Director, Grants & Contracts
Your email address *
Your Phone Number (216) 658-2991
Executive Director’s Name *
Sondra Miller
Executive Director’s email address *
What is the mission of your organization?
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse, promotes healing and prevention and advocates for social change.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • [5] Education
  • [7] Equality & Social Justice
  • [8] Health
Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
Established in 1974, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) is the only organization in a four-county footprint dedicated to supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their non-offending family members. As an integral part of Northeast Ohio’s Health and Human Services safety net, CRCC reaches more than 60,000 individuals yearly through direct service, community-based prevention, and outreach.

CRCC’s main strategies in combating sexual violence include 24-Hour Services (which includes our Crisis Hotline), Prevention Education, Outreach, Advocacy, Individual and Group Therapy, and services to serve survivors of human trafficking.

Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? *
Yes, Grades 6 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web.
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s (CRCC) Youth Advisory & Leadership Alliance, or Youth 360 for short, is a group where young leaders gain skills to become change agents and activists in their community.Youth 360 Ambassadors will get the chance to learn about sexual violence prevention education and other related topics such as cultural humility, gender identity, and media literacy. Participants will build skills such as program design, community activism, team building, peer communication and leadership!In addition to leadership development and character building, Ambassadors (grades 8-12) will help guide insight toward youth initiatives and educational content as well as recruitment and training objectives for future youth ambassadors within CRCC’s 4-county service region.

Ambassadors will receive a $25 stipend for their participation in each of the sessions. More information can be found on CRCC website:

Volunteer coordinator Megan Williams
Volunteer coordinator’s email address
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (216) 973-2370