8th March 2016 Shannon Kovacs

thortful partners with Refuge

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Refuge is an incredible resource for women and children who are experiencing domestic violence. They provide a wide range of thoughtful tools to support women in difficult times, helping them gain confidence and build new lives.

Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day are days when we celebrate the important women in our lives and here at thortful we wanted to do a little more.

For that reason we donated 30p from every Mother’s day card sold and 30p for EVERY card sold on International women’s day. That way a kind thought for someone you love goes to help another woman in need!

To give you some idea of how your donation helps here are a few of the ways that Refuge work:

They campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence – for many women speaking out is taboo or they are too scared. Refuge make it easier to tell their stories and in doing so show other women they are not alone and there is help and support out there for them.

They have a network of refuges, spaces where women can feel safe but also having the time and support to make important decisions and plan for their futures, advised by caring, trained staff.

They provide expert guidance for women in legal matters, helping them obtain injunctions and increase conviction rates.