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New Leadership at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter

keep doors open to women and children facing domestic violence and homelessness

HKWS and Bendigo Bank…

…unite to raise $200,000 in 10 days for a Safe Place.

Health professionals…

and domestic violence case managers partner amidst COVID-19 crisis.

Silent Pandemic:

Women facing domestic violence and homelessness are even more vulnerable.

More funding…

…for domestic violence services needed to cope with Christmas and New Year.

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🌟 Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Ecumenical Choir Presents Handel’s Messiah. Enjoy the beautiful symphony of an organ, trumpets, tympani and soloists all in support of HKWS 📍 Hornsby Catholic Cathedral ⏰ 7:30, Thursday 7 December Book now through TryBooking https://www.trybooking.com/CMQTD Also available for purchase at the door. Ticket prices Adult $30 Concession $20 Student $10 Free for children under 10 #HKWS #choir #fundraising #16dayofactivism

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📣 We’re up to day 8 of the #16daysofactivism! Wondering how you can take action? We have many events coming up this week where you can show support for HKWS, as we continue to provide safe emergency accommodation and support services to women facing domestic violence. 📅 3 December - visit the HKWS stall at Wahroonga Markets (Wahroonga Shopping Village) 📅 6 December - Walk the Talk at Hornsby PCYC to show solidarity and participate in important discussions 📅 7 December - Come along to Handel’s Messiah Choir event, fundraising for HKWS (Hornsby Catholic Cathedral) - tickets still available! We hope to see you at one (or all!) of our upcoming events. Links in our bio. #16daysofactivism #events #fundraising #HKWS

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🎄Come visit our stall at the Wahroonga Village Fair! 🗓 Sunday 3 December 🕗 9 am - 4pm 📍: Wahroonga Shopping Village These are afew of our favourite Christmas-ready things you'll find at our stall ✔️Present wrapping services ✔️Felt heart decorations ✔️HKWS T-shirts ✔️HKWS Christmas Cards ✔️Books and more Rotary Club of Wahroonga Wahroonga Village Fair

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NOT. EVEN. ONCE. There is #NoExcuse for gender-based abuse. Take action and learn more about this year’s #16Days campaign: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news-stories/in-focus/2023/11/in-focus-16-days-of-activism-against-gender-based-violence

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Say no to family and domestic violence. Join us for a walk and take the pledge as we continue #16daysofactivism 🗓 Wed 6 Dec 🕗 8:30 – 10:30 am 📍: PCYC Hornsby / Ku-ring-gai, 1 Park Ln, Waitara (2 min from Waitara station) Join us for a walk and participate in talking the pledge “We do not tolerate inequality and domestic and family violence” acknowledging those who have lost their lives this year to DV with a minute of silence. There will be keynote guest speakers, a video launch from Hornsby Ku-ring-gai DV network and information stalls. FREE morning tea also available. Come in the colours of orange, it represents hope and a future free from violence, have a hat and slap sunscreen. #HKWS #NoExcuse: Act to End Violence against Women and Girls #16Days @NSW Government @NSW Police Force @hornsbydomesticviolencenetwork PCYC Hornsby / Ku-ring-gai

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📣International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Saturday 25 November, kicks off 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, 25 November to 10 December. The United Nations UNiTE by 2030 initiative calls for global action to help end violence against women and girls. In 2023, the UNiTE campaign theme is Invest to Prevent Violence against Women & Girls. Please join us and act locally to prevent violence against women, to increase awareness and galvanise advocacy efforts. We all have a role to play. #HKWS #NoExcuse: Act to End Violence against Women and Girls #16Days

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