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About Refuge

On any given day, Refuge supports over 2,000 women and children to escape domestic violence and rebuild their lives.  Since opening the world’s first refuge London in 1971, Refuge has grown to become the country’s largest provider of specialist services for abused women and children, and the leading voice in the campaign against domestic violence. Refuge’s work saves lives and changes lives.


Domestic violence is a huge problem. In fact, it’s the single biggest issue affecting women in this country. One in every four women will experience domestic violence at some point in her life. Two women a week are killed by a current or former partner. And almost 30 attempt suicide every single day due to domestic abuse.


We all have a responsibility to speak up and do our part to help end the shocking and endemic problem of domestic violence. Please show your support and donate now.


 £5 could provide an ‘emergency pack’ for a woman who has had to flee her abuser in a crisis situation and arrives at a refuge with nothing but the clothes she is wearing.  These packs contain basic items such as toiletries, nappies and food.


£25 could help pay for child support workers to work with 12 children, helping them to overcome the trauma of experiencing or witnessing abuse.


£100 could allow a woman to be support be an independent domestic violence advocate to help her press charges against her perpetrator .


 Marie* escaped an abusive partner and came to Refuge for support. She said:


“I have been welcomed with open arms. The refuge has been my home, and it has changed my whole life. I have changed my outlook on life, the refuge has made me look at things positively. I can’t explain how grateful I am for being here.”


Domestic violence affects everyone.  With one woman in four experiencing abuse at some point in her life, someone you know – a sister, daughter, mother, friend or colleague – could be at real risk.  Support Refuge’s vital work by making a generous donation today and help a woman take the first steps towards a life free from fear.  Thank you. 


Please do feel free to email or call Jessica Madeley from Refuge on 0207 395 7713.


 Thank you very much for your kind support.


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Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in West London in 1971. Since then we have grown to support over 3,700 women and children every day, experiencing domestic and sexual violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, stalking, trafficking, prostitution and so-called ‘honour’ based violence

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Donations 278

Donating on behalf of Stephen and Anne-Claire on their wedding day. John and Cori

Donation by john mcintosh on 16/01/13


+ £10.00 Gift Aid

Donated by the staff at St Peters FPC, in Memory of Mark Maynard

Donation by athanasia maynard on 12/01/13


+ £25.00 Gift Aid

A donation has been made on behalf of Anne-Claire and Stephen on their wedding. Claire and John. xx

Donation by Claire Boyce on 31/12/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Adam Watson on 29/12/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation on behalf of Stephen & Anne-Claire, on their wedding day.

Donation by Johan & Sarah on 29/12/12


Donating to a great charIty on behalf of Stephen and Anne-Claire on their wedding day. X

Donation by Donald Phillips on 29/12/12

Donation by Anonymous on 15/12/12


It wasn't your fault, no matter what he made you believe.

Donation by Emma Bell on 14/12/12

Donation by Anonymous on 14/12/12


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Elliot Cowan on 14/12/12


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Matthew, Angela, Poppy and Annabelle on 14/12/12

Running the Brighton Marathon for Refuge in 2013!

Donation by Joe Fowler on 13/12/12


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anna-Marie Dolan on 13/12/12


+ £37.50 Gift Aid

Running the Adidas Half Marathon @ Silverston For all but most of all my best friend whos life was taken by the hands of there partner

Donation by Mary Socratous on 12/12/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

No one deserves to fear for their safety -life can be so much better- be brave & you will find some peace eventually x

Donation by christine donnelly on 12/12/12

Best wishes

Donation by James Register on 12/12/12

Donation by Marco Capocci on 12/12/12


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Someone might have made you forget you are awesome but, this Christmas I hope you remember again. Sending all my love.

Donation by Natasha Devon on 12/12/12

Merry Christmas

Donation by rowan davies on 12/12/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

My bauble message ~ "Because you're worth it" Wishing you a peaceful and happy Christmas.

Donation by Cathy McCluskey on 12/12/12

Donating as a birthday present to my best friend Catherine Redford. Keep up the good work.

Donation by Elinor Landeg on 11/12/12

Donation by Georgina Titchener on 11/12/12


+ £35.50 Gift Aid

Merry Christmas! Always remember that 'perfect love casts away fear' Keep safe and remain strong. God bless you.

Donation by Sade Solaru on 11/12/12

Have a peaceful Christmas. Hope you can find strength again, given to you by nature and taken away by those who have no right to do it x

Donation by Katerina Zherebtsova on 11/12/12


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Sending you smiles and hugs this Christmas

Donation by Kim Boylett on 11/12/12


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£18,745.21
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£18,745.21
  • Gift Aid£3,600.06

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