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£829raised of £1,500 target by 16 supporters

    Weʼve raised £829 to help a friend with meeting legal costs that they would otherwise not afford.

    Cardiff, UK
    Funded on Tuesday, 14th August 2018

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    Story

    Due to a breakdown in marriage and domestic abuse, my friend had become homeless for 6 months and as a result of having no job, no savings, and no legal representation, her ex has won custody of their child. After having time off work to raise her child at home before leaving her ex, her CV has had an 8 year gap and so, finding a job has been difficult, although she has been successful in getting part time work for a few hours a week. Low income and lack of appropriate accommodation has meant her case to have her child is also more difficult.

    The money we raise will go towards the final hearing, to get decent representation and to give my friend the best chance of getting her daughter back and some more of what she has lost. The legal costs are £1000 plus vat. The extra £500 is to help ease their cash flow which is limited due the difficulty of finding full time employment.

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      Supporters

      16

      • Carol Bain

        Carol Bain

        May 12, 2018

        Keep strong xx

        £20.00

      • James Kronrod

        James Kronrod

        May 12, 2018

        Good luck from Gony.

        £30.00

      • Alan Liao

        Alan Liao

        May 12, 2018

        All the best

        £380.00

      • Gemma Hill

        Gemma Hill

        May 7, 2018

        Good luck tonight! X

        £10.00

      • Sissie Wong

        Sissie Wong

        May 6, 2018

        £114.00

      • Cara Lewis-Watts

        Cara Lewis-Watts

        May 4, 2018

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 4, 2018

        £50.00

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