‘March’ing forwards for Women
With International Women’s Day falling on the 8th of March and Mother’s Day on the 26th, YOU has decided to make March all about women and we’d love for YOU to be involved.
BE BOLD FOR CHANGE
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘Be Bold for Change’, a message true to our hearts as an organisation. On average 2 women every week in England and Wales are killed by a current or former partner (Office of National Statistics, 2015). Our domestic abuse support services in Hampshire and Dorset support and empower women into safer, independent lives free from fear and violence. We believe that it is everyone’s responsibility, be they male, female, young or old, to help build a safer and more inclusive world. We’ll be taking part in pledging to be Bold for Change as part of the International Women’s Day campaign and asking people ‘what does being bold mean to you?’
Yesterday our Chair and Trustees kicked things off by pledging their support. The best thing about this campaign is we can all be involved! Visit the website, spread the word and pledge your boldness.
SUPPORT OUR CAMPAIGN
We’re currently in the process of opening a new refuge provision in Dorset (read more about it here). We’re thrilled to be opening new support for women in a time when refuges all over the country are under threat from funding cuts. We’ve got the rooms and the roof, but we need some help in getting the place ready for living in. Can you spare some pounds to help us buy essentials like white goods for the kitchen? Check out our Total Giving page here:
Buy With Confidence – New Accreditation for our Care Services
We’re very pleased this week to announce that we’ve been accredited with Buy With Confidence + Care membership for our Hampshire care services. This means we are officially ‘Trading Standards Approved’. It’s a great way for future customers to know they’re in safe hands.
We’ve always known our care packages are exemplary, and prize Excellence and being Trustworthy as core values to the way we work…but now you no longer have to take our word for it! You can find us on the Buy With Confidence website here.
We provide domiciliary care in Hampshire to people of all abilities. For more info on what we offer and how to enquire, check out our service page.