Support Victims of Domestic Violence in Laois

We started this fundraiser in April 2021 to coincide with Go Purple Day  a joint venture between LDAS and An Garda Siochana to raise awareness and funds to support women and children experiencing domestic abuse in our local community. The fundraiser will be left open until we reach the target.

We regularly work with women who go hungry, sometimes it's so they can feed their children, other times it's because they are denied food by their abuser. Often when they can access money they are too afraid to spend it, if they dare to it is grounds for further abuse, every penny has to be accounted for.

We support women who can't access refuge or safe housing because they don't have money for petrol, who don't have the money to buy essentials for their children. 

We know women who sit in court all day and cannot afford lunch, or a cup of tea. 
 
Many are privileged enough to never know what it feels like to experience coercive control or domestic abuse.  But for those that live with domestic abuse, day in and day out we want to be able to offer comfort to them through food vouchers, access to hardship funds, transport vouchers and clothing vouchers. 

Your help will mean the world - every single cent makes a difference, we are truly grateful for your support.
  • Angela Bey 
    • €5 
    • 8 mos
  • Marcus Moynan 
    • €50 
    • 8 mos
  • Karen Connolly 
    • €20 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • €50 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • €10 
    • 8 mos
See all

Organizer

Marna LDAS 
Organizer
Portlaoise, County Laois
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