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Help me break the silence and #takeastand against domestic violence!

by Julie Ellis

Supporting: Create a Fundraiser! for Fight Against Domestic Violence

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I am raising money to support a cause that I care about deeply and have personally affected by.

I NEED YOUR HELP.

1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men will experience domestic violence at the hands of an intimate partner in their lifetime. 

I want to increase awareness and financial resources for service providers who support victims/survivors. 

DV takes on many forms and is not just physical, although most people think of physical violence. It is also controlling behaviour, financially , emotional manipulation, sexual abuse and isolation from others. 

A bit about my survivor story. 

I grew up in what appeared to be a normal, middle class, blended family from the outside. Behind closed door so it was anything but. 

My mom was being emotionally and financially abused and I was being sexually abused from a young age.  40 of children who’s parents are in an abusive situation are Alsobrook being abused. 

My mom didn’t know what was happening to me. I keep quiet until my mid 20’s after my mom ended her 22 year relationship with her abuser. 

I was lucky. Once I spoke up, I was 100% supported by my close friends and family. 

I went to the police and my abuser was found guilty of Historic Sexually Child Abuse in a court of law. He served no jail time, but that part is for another day. 

Help me help other victims of DV and make your donation today. 

FADV provides grants to organizations in your community so they can deliver front line services to victims. 

Know of a shelter doing great work that needs funds? Ask me how they can an register to recieve and FADV grant. 

Buy an FADV nail wrap, round up your M. Global/Jamberry order at check out or make an outright donation. 

THANK YOu for your support and for helping me to Break the Silence. 

As an FADV Advocate, I am also trained to help other victims of DV. Please reach out to me I feel you .org someone you know needs support. 

Julie

Breaking the Silence to help others. 



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