Urgent Help Needed for Women's Shelter

By Retreat for Kids

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"The Sanctuary Women Children and Pet's Refuge Retreat For Kids Inc." is struggling financially and need our urgent help. Situated in a secret location in the Gold Coast Hinterland, this is a retreat for victims of domestic violence with a difference. Not only do they take in women who have been injured through violence, but they also take in their children, and their pets. Some of the rooms are fully equipped to take in babies and children, and currently there are babies in care at the facility.

A relaxing atmosphere surrounded by animals such as goats, pigs, ducks and chickens, where the women are encouraged to interact with the animals who reside there by way of animal therapy. A professional team of Doctors, Psychologists and Social Workers are on hand to assist these women in their recovery at the Sanctuary, who are suffering both physical and emotional damage. This is a place for healing women and children, on the Gold Coast which currently has the highest rate of domestic violence in Australia.

They need your help to continue.

Many women will not leave a home situation because they fear leaving their pets behind, but at the Sanctuary, they are equipped to also take in their pets. Currently the Sanctuary is turning away approximately 15 women per day, and are calling on donations to add another 5 rooms to the property to house more women. This is an extremely important project, and it cannot be completed without some financial assistance. We are hoping to raise $40,000 to get new housing in so that we don't have to turn away so many women needing our help. Please make a donation towards this urgent fundraiser by clicking the GIVE NOW button

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Anonymous 2019-03-22 18:54:18
Dear Simone Team, We hope this donation helps with the amazing work you do! Happy International Womens Day from all of us at The Australian Red Cross Blood Service at Robina. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for making a difference to the lives of many. Kind regards, Lisa, Dean All the Robina Team
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Anonymous 2019-03-05 10:06:42
For concrete this sat fight like a pro working bee... can t make it in person
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Leader House House 2019-02-28 11:49:38
My friend Simone Tapp asked me to donate 50 to your organisation instead of receiving a birthday gift.
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Karen Kahu 2019-02-26 13:48:03
Keep up the great work!
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Simi SIMMONDS 2019-01-17 21:46:53
 
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Tarin B 2019-01-16 10:25:42
After seeing you on Compass on Sunday night I wanted to show my support for the wonderful thing you re doing.
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Laura Wasley 2019-01-07 10:29:12
Given to me from a customer Melanie Gardie to pass on.
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Simone Torti 2019-01-01 07:17:28
Merry Christmas!
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Anonymous 2018-12-25 18:35:14
 
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Anonymous 2018-12-20 13:24:52
We are donating on behalf of the team at Stockland Burleigh Heads and Benowa for this great cause.
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Queensland Terrazzo Repairs Terrazzo Repairs 2018-12-18 18:21:43
Merry Christmas. Thank you for all your hard work in providing safety, dignity and hope for these women, children and their pets.
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Anonymous 2018-12-18 08:28:04
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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Stephanie James 2018-12-15 08:56:25
Sending lots of love and blessings to you all.
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Tarin Braganza 2018-12-12 18:35:14
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays x
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Anonymous 2018-12-09 11:54:15
With love from our Girls Xmas gathering, our gift to you! We love your work
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Heidi Bartholomew 2018-12-09 08:44:04
From all the team at Gold Coast Airport
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Hot Tomato Tomato 2018-11-07 16:37:55
Keep up the great work Will donate more when I can x
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Courtney Wood 2018-11-07 12:59:31
Hi I have heard your incredible journey via Kathreen and wanna help your cause. As a father I love kids and applaude you on your work
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Ehsan Kashanchi 2018-11-03 20:26:34
 
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Anonymous 2018-11-02 06:54:04
you guys are doing an amazing job,
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Marte Pjetri 2018-10-31 20:48:31
 
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Emma Grainger 2018-10-31 17:18:36
KEEP UP THE AMAZING WORK. Nothing is better than the sisterhood ! xx
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