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Closed 07/12/2017

31%
£470
raised of £1,500 target by 28 supporters

    Weʼve raised £470 to give a gift to each child who may be in a domestic abuse refuge over Christmas, as well as some treats for the adults too.

    Chelmsford, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 7th December 2017

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    As the nights are drawing in, the excitement of Christmas is starting to surface.

    However, not every family will be feeling excited about Christmas with some spending the festive period away from home, upset or frightened.

    This year we are asking ECC employees and the wider community to spread a bit of Christmas magic by donating a gift to families in domestic abuse refuges in Essex this Christmas.

    During the Christmas period, police see a rise of reported domestic abuse incidents- meaning families and children move into refuges, often quickly with very few of their personal possessions with them.

    We would like to give each child who may be in a refuge over Christmas a gift as well as some treats for the adults too.

    Anything you can give will make a real difference, thank you.

    Info- jenna.gordon@essex.gov.uk

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      Supporters

      28

      • Maria Dixon

        Maria Dixon

        Dec 6, 2017

        £10.00

      • Caroline Tandy

        Caroline Tandy

        Dec 5, 2017

        £30.00

      • Karen

        Karen

        Dec 5, 2017

        Wishing everyone a little Christmas happiness and feeling safe not just now but for always

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 5, 2017

        A small gift to support our children and families in Essex. Happy Christmas

        £20.00

      • Gillian  Furlong

        Gillian Furlong

        Dec 5, 2017

        Hope you reach your target.

        £10.00

      • Phil Harrison

        Phil Harrison

        Dec 1, 2017

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 29, 2017

        £10.00

      Great people make things happen

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      Essex County Council Christmas Appeal

      Essex County Council Christmas Appeal

      Chelmsford, United Kingdom

      We are a team from Essex County Council who work within the Communications department. One of the areas we work with is domestic abuse and have worked with victims and survivors so know what a difference a kind gesture would make to them while in a refuge, especially at Christmas

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