Musgrave MarketPlace raises €65,000 for Women’s Aid

Money raised will go towards support services to prevent and address the impact of domestic violence and abuse across Ireland



1 March 2023

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Musgrave MarketPlace has raised €65,000 for Women’s Aid throughout 2022, which will all go towards helping women and children subjected to domestic violence including coercive control.

Women’s Aid is a leading national frontline organisation supporting women and children subjected to domestic violence in Ireland. The organisation 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.

To raise the money for Women’s Aid 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.

Marta Hliwa, head of Human Resources at Musgrave MarketPlace, thanked the entire team at Musgrave MarketPlace who “put a huge amount of time and effort into raising these much-needed funds for Women’s Aid”.

“Throughout the year, we have seen the amazing work Women’s Aid do to support women experiencing domestic abuse and violence,” Hliwa added. “I am delighted to announce our partnership has resulted in us being able to donate the figure of €65,000.”

Emma Greally, digital, community and events project leader at Women’s Aid expressed the organisation’s gratitude to Musgrave MarketPlace.

“We are sincerely grateful to Musgrave MarketPlace for its incredibly generous support to Women’s Aid in 2022, which helps, and will continue to help, us provide a vital range of practical wrap-around supports for women who are experiencing domestic abuse and violence,” Greally 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. Thank you so much to Musgrave MarketPlace and their wonderful customers.”



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