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The latest updates from the Bury St Edmunds Women's Refuge


Our Summer Raffle raised £1550!

Posted on 23 October 2017

Our Summer Raffle raised £1550! "Huge thanks to all our donors, sellers, & ticket buyers. Lucky winners have been contacted” Thank you again to everyone who supported our raffle

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Tickets for our Summer Raffle now on sale!

Posted on 23 July 2017

Tickets for our Summer Raffle now on sale! Ticket sellers are urgently needed. If each of our 180 Support Network members were to take just ONE book of tickets to sell to family, friends and colleagues, together they could raise £900. FIVE books each would raise £4500! If you are…

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Introducing our 2017 Purple Tea Party Campaign!

Posted on 30 April 2017

We are hoping that members of our Support Network will be the first to step forward to take part in the Purple Tea Party Campaign! Perhaps you could organise your own tea party for family & friends, or work colleagues?  Or, if you belong to a club or group, why…

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Summer Raffle raises £2,619.00

Posted on 22 September 2016

The summer raffle raised £2,619.00, that's £300 more than last year so that is a magnificent result.  A big thank you to everyone who contributed prizes and sold tickets, without your contribution this would not have been possible.

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Tickets for our Summer Raffle now on sale!

Posted on 13 June 2016

  [caption id="attachment_542" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Christina Dye, Chairman of the Board, launching our Summer Raffle on Thursday 9th June[/caption]   The Summer Raffle is our main fundraising event of the year. Tickets are priced at £1, and are on sale at the Body Shop, 17 Buttermarket, Bury St Edmunds and…

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Awareness Raising Stall at Asda

Posted on 18 January 2016

  On Saturday 21st November 2015 we set up our Awareness Raising Stall at Asda for the day, which gave us an opportunity to sell our Christmas Cards and do our usual Bucket Collection. We raised £391.00 in donations and a further £48 from the sale of cards and badges.…

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Raising money for our Child Therapy Project

Posted on 18 January 2016

Nik at the stall   On Thursday 19th November 2015, former residents Zara and Nik set up a Craft-and-Cake Stall at the Christmas Lights Charity Market and raised £166.00 for our Child Therapy Project. A huge thank you to both of them for all their hard work, and to everyone…

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This is the Sound of Sugar Town

Posted on 18 January 2016

Seymour Quigley performing On the afternoon of Saturday 14th November 2015 Judith attended the launch of This is the Sound of Sugar Town, a 12” vinyl featuring 12 local rock bands. This project was the brainchild of local music producer Seymour Quigley, who will be donating all profits to the…

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