The Mayor's Charity 2017 - 2018

This year the Mayor has adopted 6 beneficiaries for funds raised by the Mayor’s Charity these are:

Domestic violence services

  • Blackburn and District Without Abuse (BDDWA)
    BDDWA exists to support women, men and children who are affected by domestic violence or domestic abuse.
  • Changing Lives
    Changing Lives support women, men and children who are affected by domestic violence or domestic abuse in the Borough.

Humraaz

Humraaz Support Services provides confidential specialist support to Black and Minority Ethnic women who are experiencing Domestic Abuse and all forms of Harmful Traditional Practices.

Derian House Children's Hospice

Derian House provides palliative, specialist respite and end of life care for children and young adults.

Nightsafe

Nightsafe is a Blackburn based homeless charity providing holistic services to homeless young people aged 16 to 24.

Cherished Gowns

Cherished Gowns UK provide the families of babies that are stillborn, miscarried or pass away shortly after birth, with items of clothing that they are able to be dressed in for their funeral.

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