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Friday 7th April

Thank you to the lovely people from Wilds Chartered Accountants in Radcliffe for kindly donating Easter Eggs for the women and children staying in our refuges this Easter.  The team at Wilds regularly support Salford Women’s Aid with gifts and donations for the refuges and we are so grateful for their support!

Friday 7th April

Thank you once again to the team from the Frost Foundation for so kindly donating Easter Eggs for the women and children staying in our refuges this Easter.  There’s so many we couldn’t fit them all on the same picture!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 23rd March 

Thank you to Katie and the lovely team at Kids Planet who have very kindly chosen to support Salford Women’s Aid from their lovely new nursery that has recently opened on Salford Quays!  Thank you for choosing us Kids Planet – we look forward to working with you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 21st March 

We got a lovely surprise today from the fantastic people at Salford & Districts Football League – a delivery of over 100 Easter Eggs!!  Thank you so much to all who were involved in this project – we will distribute them amongst the families accessing our outreach services!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 20th March

Thank you to these lovely ladies from Salford Angels Women’s Institute for inviting us to their meeting last week and so kindly donating 263 items of underwear for Salford Women’s Aid. We really appreciate your support!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday 2nd March

Thank you to these fantastic people from the Co-op for volunteering with us yesterday and helping us to get our shop ready for spring!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 13th February

We had a great time bag packing this weekend at Tesco. We raised a brilliant £296.40! Thank you to all of the volunteers who came along – if any of our supporters are interested in helping us with future bag packs please inbox us with your details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 16th January

Join our A-Team! We have FREE Great Manchester Run and Half Marathon places. For more info please inbox or contact fundraiser@salfordwomensaid.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 13th January

A big Friday thank you to all of the wonderful supporters of FC United today – we were delighted to accept a MASSIVE VAN LOAD of women’s clothes this afternoon. Thank you so much for your support!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 23rd December 

We would like to say a BIG Christmas Eve thank you to the lovely Wendy and the trustees of the Frost Charitable Foundation! The Frost Foundation have been a huge support to SWA this year, having donated the majority of the funds we needed to purchase our picnic tables this summer. We were also delighted to receive such wonderful toys for all the children staying in our refuges and also a BEAUTIFUL dolls house for one of our playrooms. In addition to this the FCF have provided a special Christmas party complete with presents for all women and children in a local restaurant which was thoroughly enjoyed by our families as well as donating clothing, toiletries, soft furnishings and essential items for babies and younger children all year round. Thank you so much to all at The Frost Foundation, we really appreciate your support MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 22nd December 

Thanks to the lovely team at Andrea’s Hair Salon in Swinton for: Donating Christmas Pyjamas, Slippers and Presents for all of the women staying in our refuges this Christmas, Providing Christmas Eve bags and presents for all the children, Delivering CHRISTMAS DINNER for all the families, Collecting Clothing, baby essentials, blankets, bedding, toiletries, soft furnishings and Christmas Decorations, Supporting our events by selling raffle tickets to staff and clients, Promoting the work of SWA in the local community AND doing all of these things FOR THE LAST 10 YEARS!! We think you are fantastic and we are so grateful for all you do for us. THANK YOU to all of the Staff and customers of Andrea’s Hair Salon and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 20th December 

Thank you to the wonderful people @ Bibby Financial Services for collecting and donating toys, gifts and essential items for our families!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 19th December 

Thank you to the fantastic team @ Key 103 Mission Christmas 2016 for donating so many lovely toys for the children staying in our refuges!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 13th December

Thank you to these lovely volunteers from Worldpay, who came along to our head office to help wrap all of the presents for the children who came to our Christmas parties – with over 200 parcels to wrap, label and bag, we REALLY appreciated the extra support!! Thank you!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 6th December

Thank you to the lovely team at Europia who very kindly donated gifts and chocolates for the children staying in our refuges this Christmas!

 

 

 

Friday 18th November 2016

Thank you to our fantastic supporters at the Unique Ladies Network for these fantastic donations!! This is not even half of the items received, we couldn’t fit them all on the photo. We really appreciate your support!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 3rd November 2016

We were delighted today, to welcome a team of volunteers from Worldpay who came along to help make one of our refuges a little bit brighter!  These lovely people worked tirelessly to transform our playroom and garden spaces, paint the downstairs shower and even managed to complete a bedroom in just 8 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 10th October 2016

Can we just say a huge thank you to a FANTASTIC and very special couple who called in today to drop off not one but FIVE massive bags of festive shopping supplies for the families who will be staying in our refuges over the winter period. This is not even a quarter of the shopping they donated – we couldn’t fit it all in one photo!! They would be terribly embarrassed if we named them on here, but they know who they are and we are completely overwhelmed by their kindness!

Thursday 6th October 2016

We met with our friends from the Buddy Bag Foundation today, who kindly donated Buddy bags for the children entering our refuges. These lovely bags contain pyjamas, a soft toy, books and colouring sets along with many other useful items to help make children feel more secure as they adjust to their new surroundings. Thank you Buddy Bag Foundation!

Saturday 17th September 2016

What a fantastic time we had at our 40th Anniversary Ball at the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Manchester!  130 guests joined us for a night of fundraising and fun. Guests were treated to a sparkling reception, followed by a delicious four course meal and a chance to win some fabulous raffle and auction prizes before dancing the night away to our amazing party band – Bamboo Fontaine! A tremendous £7,924 was raised on the night, which will help to fund our refuges.  Thank you to all who supported us, including Polka Dot Design & Print, Slattery’s, Hotel Gotham, The Lowry Hotel, Mu Fitness, Salford 41 Club, Tattu Manchester, The Frost Foundation and of course the Radisson Blu Edwardian.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 19th August 2016

A Tremendous Tuesday thank you to the wonderful people at the Frost Foundation for very kindly supporting our families with lovely new school uniforms! Thank you so much for your support!

Friday 5th August 2016 

Thank you to the lovely people from the Vine Cafe, Irlam O’th Heights for their lovely donation today. The Microwave will be given to a family leaving the refuge and moving into their new home. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Monday 18th July 2016

We were delighted to take delivery of our Crowd Funded Summer picnic tables last week and already they have been put to good use.  Our families will be able to enjoy picnics and games in the safety of our secure gardens this summer – thank you to all who donated!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 24th June 2016

We have FREE places in the UkFast Salford 10k! If you want to take part and you think you can raise a MINIMUM of £75 for Salford Women’s Aid please email fundraiser@salfordwomensaid.org

 

 

Wednesday 8th June 2016

We’ve been out collecting our weekly food donations today from our local Morrison’s Store to be delivered to the women and children staying in our refuges.  Every week we collect fantastic fresh produce to be made into delicious meals for our families.  Thank you Morrison’s Eccles!

 

 

 

 

Sunday 22nd May 2016

We had a FANTASTIC time today at the Great Manchester Run! Well done and thank you to all of our amazing runners!  If you’re feeling generous and you would like to support our SWA Superstars you can find some of their online fundraising pages here: https://www.justgiving.com/s-w-a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 29th April 2016

In addition to a brand new LaserJetPro printer – we are delighted to have taken delivery of 20 phones (complete with credit) this week for some of the women accessing our services! Thank you to the team at Recycle and Reward for your support!

 

 

 

Tuesday 19th April 2016

We had a lovely time meeting the marvellous people from Salford with Swinton Rotary Club last night – thank you for inviting us and more importantly; thank you very much for the very generous donation you made to our cause! We’ll look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Friday 18th March

Our new safety posters are ready! We need Shops, Businesses, Community Centers, Churches, Medical Centers, Pubs, Bars and Restaurants to display these posters so we can reach the women who need us most! If you can help please email: fundraiser@salfordwomensaid.org.

 

Thursday 4th February 2016

Another Food partnership! Today we have been confirmed as the Charity Partner for Morrison’s Eccles.  The fresh goods donated by Morrison’s, combined with the dried/tinned items from Sainsbury’s will mean that the 14 families staying with us will have access to a good supply of food all year round.

 

Friday 29th January 2016

We are delighted to have been chosen as Sainsbury’s Food Partner!  From the beginning of next month, customers of Sainsbury’s Gilda Brook Road, Eccles will be able to support the families staying in our refuges with donations of tinned/packet foods!

 

Friday 11th December 2015

A great big thank you to Steven Lindsay and all of the wonderful musicians who performed so beautifully this evening at Sacred Trinity Church on behalf of Salford Women’s Aid and Amnesty International.  “Acoustic Amnesty” raised over £600 for the two charities and we are so grateful for such fantastic support.

Tuesday 8th December 2015

A great big thank you to the lovely Chris & Roy Jackson for organising a fantastic fundraiser for Salford Women’s Aid and raising over £1200!! The gorgeous hamper below is just one of the fabulous prizes that was won on the night. Well done and thank you!

 

Tuesday 1st December 2015

Thank you so much to Wendy and all of the team @ The Frost Charitable Foundation for the fantastic gifts and decorations we collected today!

We struggled to fit them all on the picture – what you can see is only half of the wonderful presents donated for the children staying in our refuges this Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Tuesday 17th November 2015

We have Morrison’s Great Manchester Run places! For more information please email fundraiser@salfordwomensaid.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 10th November 2015

We are delighted to have met with the  lovely supporters from “Helping Handbags” today.   This fantastic organisation provide handbags filled with essential toiletries for women who have fled domestic abuse.

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