23 December 2020
We would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us through this very difficult year. We are so grateful for your monetary donations, for smaller gifts of clothing & toiletries, & to those of you - volunteers & trustees - who give the gift of time. All of these contributions make such a huge difference to the work of The Magdalene Group. A sincere thank you to you all, & a very happy Christmas!
22 December 2020
Doorway Women's Service is looking forward to delivering these beautiful hampers, gift vouchers, chocolates, and flowers to some of the lovely women that we support and who are in need this Christmas! The hampers have been very kindly donated by Love Norwich.
So thoughtful, from Bishop Graham…….
17 December 2020
The Nativity icon, painted by Bishop Graham at the Bethlehem Icon School in 2018, hangs in the Bishop's House chapel. A donation has been made to The Magdalene Group, of which Bishop Graham is a Patron, for each card.
International day to end violence against sex workers.
16 December 2020
This day was created to call attention to hate crimes committed against sex workers all over the globe. Inaugurated by Dr Annie Sprinkle and started by the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA, the first annual day was in 2003 and was held as a memorial and vigil for the victims of the Green River Killer in Seattle Washington. International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers has empowered workers from over cities around the world to come together and organise against discrimination and remember victims of violence.
Being social online this December: a parent’s guide
15 December 2020
Thinkuknow from the CEOP education team : "This year, many of us will be relying on tech over the festive period for entertainment and, most importantly, to keep in touch with friends and family. Here are a few of our resources that you can share with parents, carers and children and young people to help them have a safer online experience over the winter break. Access to new tech over the winter period can provide new opportunities for children and young people but also present risks. Our guide for parents looks at how they can support their child to be safer online this season by focusing on 3 key areas: viewing, sharing, chatting and friending." Go to : https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/parents-guide-being-social-online/
Presentation to UEA students
14 December 2020
“Cat and Jess from the Rose Project team led a presentation on Thursday last week for a group of students studying Education at the University of East Anglia. We covered the signs of exploitation, including push and pull factors, and explored which young people might be more vulnerable. We also spent time explaining our roles within the organisation and how we work with the multi-agency team around the child. Despite having to deliver this virtually in light of the current circumstances, we had some brilliant questions and feedback from the students. Many of them will go on to work with children and young people, and we hope that they can take this knowledge and apply it in their future roles.” Jess Hubbard, CSE practitioner
The Christmas Hamper Appeal
02 December 2020
The wonderful Love Norwich group always support us & our service-users at this time of year... It's something the women really appreciate and look forward to. If you would like to donate, please go to : https://www.christmashamperappeal.com/
30 November 2020
To donate £1, text MAGDA001 to 70201 To donate £3, text MAGDA001 to 70331 To donate £5, text MAGDA001 to 70970 To donate £10, text MAGDA001 to 70191 Thank you! Fundraising, payments and donations will be processed and administered by the National Funding Scheme (Charity No: 1149800), operating as DONATE. Texts will be charged at your standard network rate. For Terms & Conditions, see www.easydonate.org Thank you!
Ahead of White Ribbon Day……
23 November 2020
White Ribbon Day is held on November 25th, also known as the International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women , and is an annual day to raise awareness of family violence. The day is run by the White Ribbon Campaign.
Exploitation – Is it happening to me?……
20 November 2020
The Rose Project's CSE booklet - "Exploitation - is it happening to me?" - can be purchased from us, priced at £1 per copy. Please contact the office - email@example.com or 01603 610256 - to order.