Help Raise Money For a Family With Nothing

Please help us raise funds for a woman and her family who escaped domestic violence with literally nothing. Their story is heartbreaking.

The six children don't had beds to sleep in.

They only have one table and some chairs for furniture.

Their car is about to break down. 

They need clothes, school uniforms and books.

They are losing their home and need to find a place to rent.

They can barely afford to pay even for basics such as  food.

Every day is a challenge.

In a time when many are struggling, it's heartbreaking to hear of a family who literally have nothing to even draw from during such a tough time.

Anything you can contribute will make a difference.

Their identity is being kept private due to the nature of their circumstances and to protect her dignity during such a traumatic time. I hope you understand the reason for this.

After having gone through all that she has had to cope with, to be living with so little...

Anything you can do to help will be greatly appreciated.

Domestic Violence and Covid
The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research data showed a 4.1% rise in domestic violence over a two-year period.

To make matters worse, the Covid-19 social isolation and stay-at-home measures significantly reduced victims’ options and ability to seek help. Australian experts fear coronavirus spike in domestic abuse.
How exactly will the fund be used and distributed?
All money raised (minus Go Fund me fees) will be given directly to the family. No intermediaries or organizations are involved.

Depending on how much is raised,  your donation will help the family buy groceries, clothing, school books and pay for utilities such as gas and electricity. It could potentially go towards furniture and a car for much-needed transport.

Who Am I?
My name is Lisa Rubinstein, I live in Sydney, Australia,  am a mother of two and an entrepreneur. My husband and I started Arnies Recon ( to provide free pick up and recycling of electronics to the community. In the course of our work, we found out about this woman. Her story was so heartbreaking that I decided to raise funds to see if we can help her get back on her feet.


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Lisa Rubinstein 
Rose Bay, NSW
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