You can help BWA combat domestic abuse in a number of ways.
Make a financial donation
See the section Funding and Donating
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New Refuge Building
We are looking for NEW bedding for our new refuge building:
Bedding Sets (duvet covers and pillow cases – colours: teal, sky blue, plum or neutral colours).
If you can help with any of the above please contact Helen on 0118 9500182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently looking for new household items for our new refuge building. If you are interested in donating please check out the below link for the items we require:
Collect ‘Welcome packs’
Often women arrive with nothing more than the clothes they stand up in, or they may arrive out of normal working hours. BWA provide a ‘Welcome Pack’ in each room for new families arriving. These welcome packs enable families to come in, have a bath or a shower, make a cup of tea, get something to eat for them and their children and ensure that they can feed their families until they are able to access benefits.
These packs include such things as:
- shower gel,
- pants and vests and
- some basic groceries.
You could organise to collect items to use in the packs either yourself, or you could organise a group of friends to do it together.
Donate your time, become a volunteer
Depending on your skills, what you are able to offer, or what you would like to do, there are a number of tasks you could help BWA with:
- office administration,
- assisting in the refuges,
- accompanying women to appointments,
- helping women when they move into their new homes,
- assisting with support groups, or
- helping to co-facilitate groups
If you are interested, please download an application form.
Thank you to everyone who donates to BWA for your support and generosity.