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WHO ARE WE FUNDRAISING FOR?

Profits raised from Dangerous Females fundraising activities will be donated to Australian services that prevent and support women who are victims of abuse, assault and domestic violence. These services provide a range of support to our communities from women’s shelters, advocacy, domestic violence counselling and community education, emergency safety planning and re-homing from violence situations.

Dangerous Females selects Australia services every six months, with 100% of profits raised being donated to these services. We have written authority to fundraise for our past and current fund recipients. From July - December 2021 profits will be donated to the following service - 

Yemaya Women’s Support Service

Yemaya Women’s Support Service (TAS) Yemaya Women’s Support Service has been providing counselling & support to women in Launceston, Tasmania for over 30 years. Yemaya offers a free and confidential service for all women inclusive of religion, identity, ability, sexuality, social background, or culture who are experiencing, or have experienced, abuse from an intimate partner.

 

Inner City Legal Centre

 

Inner City Legal Centre (NSW) The Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) opened in 1980, a service that was established by local private solicitors who saw the need for a legal centre in the area. More than 40 years later, ICLC is still providing free legal services to people in the Sydney inner city. As well as a generalist local service, ICLC delivers a state-wide specialist legal advice service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or asexual (LGBTIQA+) people throughout NSW. Their award-winning Safe Relationships Project (SRP) also continues to be a key part of their service, along with the Trans and Gender Diverse Legal Service, in partnership with Dentons.​

Previous Fundraising Recipients

July - December 2021 - Total raised $33,423

 

Funds were raised for RizeUp and WWILD. Rizeup’s mission is to drive awareness of domestic and family violence within society by generating life-changing, practical support for the families affected, giving them the hope and empowerment to move on to a life free from violence. Based in Brisbane, WWILD supports people with intellectual or learning disabilities who have experienced sexual abuse or have been victims of crime. They also work with the families, carers and services who support them. 

 

January - June 2021 - Total raised $70 000

Funds were raised for WRISC Family Violence Support Service and inTouch. inTouch are a state-wide specialist family violence service that works with women from migrant and refugee backgrounds, their families and their communities in Victoria. WRISC is based in Ballarat Victoria, and is a Family Violence Support Service. They exists to change the lives of women and children affected by family violence.

July - December 2020 - Total raised $41 574

Funds were raised for Lou's Place in Sydney and Brisbane Domestic Violence Service. Lou's place is a unique community based refuge for women in crisis. BDVS provide a range of services, including information and referral, crisis support, practical assistance, advocacy and emotional support.

January to June 2020 - Total raised: $60, 340 

From January to June we raised fund for Macleod Accommodation Support services on the Gold Coast and Djirra in Melbourne. 

 

July to December 2019 – Total raised: $18, 976

 

From July to December 2019 we raised funds for Waratah in South Australia. Waratah provides free, specialised and therapeutic intervention, counselling and support services for people who have experienced sexual assault and/or sexual abuse and/or family domestic violence.

 

In our first year of fundraising - June 2018 – June 2019 - Dangerous Females raised a total of $52 047 that was sent directly to the following services:

 

From January – June 2019 funds were raised for Georgina Martina Inc. - Victoria and Ruby Gaea in the Northern Territory. Georgina Martina Inc. operates a state-wide family violence support and accommodation service via two high security refuges - Georgina and Martina. Ruby Gaea is the sole non-government provider of specialist post-initial trauma sexual assault counselling, education and training service in the Northern Territory. They provide free & confidential counselling for women and children who have been affected by sexual violence. 

 

From  July to December 2018 funds were raised for DVConnect Womensline in Queensland and Dawn House in Darwin. DV Connect is a state wide telephone services for domestic and family violence 24 hours a day. They provide practical assistance for women and their children who are in danger from a violent partner or family member. Dawn House provides services to women and children escaping violence, including a women's shelter, counselling and domestic violence prevention community education.