Weʼre raising £10,000 to begin a charity (Broken to Breakthrough) for victims of domestic violence and abuse in order to help them recover and live fulfilled lives.
- London, United Kingdom
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Domestic violence and abuse is a cause very close to my heart . An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 years experienced domestic abuse in the last year, according to the year ending March 2017 Crime Survey for England and Wales (1.2 million women, 713,000 men).However the system constantly fails victims in many ways, one in particular being through a lack of support and counselling. Waiting lists for counselling across the country begin at a minimum of 42 weeks on a waiting list before you even get a call to assess if you are eligible to a mere 6 sessions of counselling. This is far too long a wait and too insufficient of a number of sessions for anyone to recover fully and be able to thrive going forwards in life. I would like to be able to raise enough money to be able to have counselling easily accessible to victims for whenever and however long they need it. On going support when having been through any time of abuse.
Secondly many people who are abused are left with life changing physical injuries which are not always covered by NHS to heal, therefore i would like to be able to fund any type of treatment required by survivors, in order for them being able to heal properly from their trauma.
Finally the whole aim of the charity is to help survivors build their lives again, in a structured way and to give them support so that they know they are not alone in their journey, there is life after abuse and they are loved.
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- 6 months ago
Broken to Breakthrough6 months ago
March is already upon us and I am well on target for my 1,000 miles. To date i have covered a total of 162.55 miles ( a mixture of running and cycling mainly), despite being struck done with a mysterious illness the last few weeks! Please keep donations coming as still a long way to go to reach my target!
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Jan 19, 2018
GOOD LUCK FROM EVERYONE AT RIVER PROFILES (A SUPPLIER OF ADVANCED FABRICATIONS)
Darren Bradford (c/o National Tube Stockholders Ltd)
Jan 10, 2018
Good luck with your fundraising Manpreet!
Jan 10, 2018
a worthy cause, are you running the 1000 miles this month?
Jan 9, 2018
Happy to help.
Jan 9, 2018
What a noble act Manpreet - and that is so you. These gestures never get lost in signification. All best wishes,R x
Jan 3, 2018
Good luck with it Manpreet
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Broken to Breakthrough
London, United Kingdom
2018 is all about giving and it is my goal to set up a charity and help others. In order to motivate people to donate to raise enough money to set up my charity I will also be taking part in the 1000 mile challenge. This year i pledge to walk/ run/cycle 1000 miles to raise money!
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