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Weʼre raising £250 to To ensure women who have experienced domestic abuse who are currently staying in West Mercia’s Women’s Refuge receive a Christmas gift!

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A plea for help from my lovely friends and family....

During my midwifery career, I have been involved in providing care to women who have experienced being a victim to domestic abuse. This included physical, emotional, financial, controlling and sexual abuse.

No matter what type of abuse women suffer, no woman, no matter what, deserves to be mistreated.

I have witnessed countless times that West Mercia Women’s Refuge have supported these women and their children with providing them a safe place to live, ensuring they have the mental support required to help them heal. The team are always finding ways of making the time these women spend at the refuge as pleasant and homely as possible!

I sometimes find myself thinking of the families I have been involved with and how they have had to flee their homes, leaving their belongings, friends and any finances just to keep themselves and their children safe.... I suppose this time of year I think of them a little more than usual....

1:4 women experience some form of domestic abuse during their lives.... and there will be women and children in the Women’s Refuge this Christmas with little or no family and gifts...

This is where I need your help!!! I have been assured by the Women’s Refuge that the children there will have Christmas gifts but unfortunately the mum’s of the children will have nothing on Christmas Day....

Therefore I am asking for any donations for these vulnerable women who have been through such tough times in life to ensure they have a little surprise on Christmas Day!!

Please please help me!!

Thank you

Candice

0800 783 1359

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    26

    • Joyce Warburton

      Joyce Warburton

      Dec 12, 2018

      From the WVT Speech & Language therapy department.

      £60.00

    • Leigh

      Leigh

      Dec 12, 2018

      Good luck Cand!! ❤️

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 11, 2018

      Brilliant idea

      £10.00

    • Janine Powell

      Janine Powell

      Dec 8, 2018

      Well done cand x

      £5.00

    • Casey Evans

      Casey Evans

      Dec 8, 2018

      Xx

      £5.00

    • Anna Slabejova

      Anna Slabejova

      Dec 7, 2018

    • Lucy Stonehouse

      Lucy Stonehouse

      Dec 6, 2018

      A fantastic cause well done Cand xx

      £5.00

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