Musgrave MarketPlace has announced that it has raised €65,000 for Women’s Aid throughout 2022.
The funds raised by Musgrave MarketPlace will go towards helping women and children subjected to domestic violence, including coercive control.
About Women’s Aid
Women’s Aid is a leading national frontline organisation supporting women and children subjected to domestic violence in Ireland.
It also acts for justice and social change by raising awareness, advocating for legal and systems change, and providing expert training to frontline organisations and employers on how to respond to anyone disclosing abuse.
Emma Greally, digital, community and events project leader at Women’s Aid, said, “Demand for Women’s Aid’s services has never been higher, so your significant partnership will ensure we can reach more women with our vital, life-changing services.”
According to the wholesale group, in order to raise the money for Women’s Aid’s vital support services, hundreds of events were held by Musgrave MarketPlace colleagues the across the country.
The team was tasked with creating fundraising ideas, which included bake and cake sales, charity head shaves, fitness challenges, cycling events, and raffles.
The 2022 donation of €65,000 brings Musgrave MarketPlace’s total charity partner donations to over €360,000 since 2017.
Commenting on the announcement, Marta Hliwa, head of human resources at Musgrave MarketPlace, said, “Throughout the year, we have seen the amazing work Women’s Aid do to support women experiencing domestic abuse and violence.”