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Supporting Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter

The Brady Marcs team are proud to announce our continued support for the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter, with a portion of all commissions for properties purchased through Brady Marcs Buyers Advisory during July and August this year being donated to the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter. The Brady Marcs team are extremely proud that 2023 will be the third consecutive year of supporting the Shelter in this way.

The Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter is a fantastic community organisation, providing much-needed support and refuge to women in crisis. HKWS provides emergency accommodation for up to 3 months for women experiencing domestic violence and homelessness, as well as professional case management and other support services. Currently, the Shelter is in need of funds specifically to help provide some TLC to one of their locations.

“This is an issue that we as a community need to step up and do more for proactively.”
– Brady Yoshia, Founder & CEO of Brady Marcs Buyers Advisory

We will continue to raise awareness of HKWS over the coming months, and encourage everyone in our community to do what they can to join us in supporting the ongoing work of this important charity.

With thanks to the entire Brady Marcs team for their support of this initiative.

“Our new home is a place of hope, where women in need can access short-term accommodation, safe, and secure, without judgement, or obligation. It is also a welcoming home for women and their children.”
– Catherine Knox, Board Director of HKWS

According to the national advocacy group, Our Watch, Domestic Violence statistics are increasing in Australia year-on-year:

  • On average, one woman a week is murdered by her current or former partner.
  • 1 in 3 Australian women (30.5%) has experienced physical violence since the age of 15.
  • 1 in 5 Australian women (18.4%) has experienced sexual violence since the age of 15.
  • 1 in 4 Australian women (23.0%) has experienced emotional abuse by a current or former partner.
  • Almost 10 women a day are hospitalised for assault injuries perpetrated by a spouse or domestic partner.
  • Domestic or family violence is a leading driver of homelessness for women.

How you can help

There are many ways to support the Shelter. First and foremost, making a financial gift helps pay the ongoing staff costs for the shelter, and ensures that care can be provided to those who need it.

For more ways to donate time or money, visit: hkws.org.au/getinvolved

How to access help

If you are in immediate danger, call 000. If you are experiencing domestic violence and/ or homelessness and need safety and shelter now, contact Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1800 656 463 or Link2Home 1800 152 152. These services are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information, visit: hkws.org.au/gethelp