Safe Haven for Young Child

A cabin bed going to a child who has been through an horrific ordeal. We hope this helps provide a safe haven to recover from this, and try to move on. We are also providing a carpet, bedroom items, new cd player, new bedding, clothing, family day out etc.

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Moving on from Domestic Violence

A set of bunk beds, nappies, toys, clothes, Primark Voucher (to buy much needed clothing), cot bed and mattress, 3 x Ashley Teddy Bears, toiletries and cleaning equipment – all gone to a mum who has been re-housed following domestic violence. We hope this helps them all start to move forward

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Shocking Domestic Violence Figures

It is so sad reading some of the heartbreaking reasons for referrals to our charity. Sadly a lot of them are domestic violence related (being left in poverty after leaving the relationship, fleeing in the night with only a bag of personal possessions, having to start again in a different County with no family/friends for support, children and parent left mentally and physically bruised, ex partner still trying to control them withholding rent/mortgage payments, changes to benefits from joint to single claim). Shocking that this goes on around us – and the destruction of lives that goes on for many years.

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Weekly Update

Firstly, a huge thank you to Lynn for covering on her own last week while I was on holiday!! We had referrals for and provided maternity clothes for a mum-to-be in the refuge, a microwave and bedding for a young mum who was homeless and is currently staying in temporary accommodation, 3 x birthday gifts – for the refuge and a family in poverty, 5 x scooters to the refuge, 2 x weekly food shops for families in poverty, cot bedding and toddler bedding for a family who have been in temporary accommodation and are struggling, a new fridge for a mum in poverty, bike locks for a family in the refuge and ladies clothes for the human trafficking refuge.

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