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Call Yvonne Harding at 416-364-4144 x236 or email at yharding@awhl.org. 

 

 

Naeela Designs to donate 10% of all sales to the Assaulted Women's Helpline
 
Toronto, ON - While shoppers are becoming more conscious of their purchases, Toronto-based handbag line Naeela Designs is making gift-giving decisions easy by announcing a new charity partnership with Assaulted Women's Helpline. The new partnership will see 10% of the sale of each purse go to fund the 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women across Ontario who have experienced abuse.  

"The Assaulted Women’s Helpline is delighted to partner with Naeela Designs in support of women who are experiencing or have experienced any form of abuse," says Yvonne Harding, Manager of Resource Development at AWHL. "50% of all Canadian women have experienced one incidence of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16, only a handful will report.  AWHL counsellors are available 24/7 to help identify the options available, to provide a connection and offer a safe space to where she can be fully open without judgement."

Every woman has a wheelhouse of strengths and many tend to hide them from the world.  MarKa Designs Art draws on these hidden strengths and encourages women to express themselves and be brave.

The charcoal on wood pieces are inspired by the things women hide from the world yet yearn to set free. 

Women are resilient, strong, and beautiful creatures. One of the true callings for MarKa Designs is to support and help other women who like herself have suffered or are suffering from domestic violence and abuse.  

Marka will and have agreed to donate $17.00CAD of each sale in this line. Donations will be given to Assaulted Women’s Helpline and to the organization, Women on the Move, which aims to empower and support women.    To purchase one of these beautiful designs go to: https://designermarka.com/shop?olsPage=products%2Fcharcoal-on-wood-artwork  Thank you Karen for your support and generosity.

 

Morgan Dax 

Author of the Stripped Trilogy will publish "How to Grow a Stripper" in late September 2019.  Proceeds from her book sales will be donated to the Assaulted Women's Helpline. 

Read a chapter from Morgan's story here: http://www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca/…/morgan-s-story…

For more information visit https://www.morgandax.com/

 

 

 

 

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