Domestic abuse charity welcomes support from Amazon in Doncaster

A charity that provides support for victims of domestic abuse has received a donation of £1,500 from the Amazon delivery station team in Doncaster.

By Stephanie Bateman
Friday, 30th April 2021, 11:36 am
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 11:36 am

Phoenix Aid received the donation as part of Amazon’s programme to support the communities around its UK operating locations.

Phoenix Aid provides help, support and advice for victims of domestic violence and abuse. The charity offers refuge to women and children needing a safe place to stay long or short term. The charity now has a shop in Doncaster town centre which is open for the public.

The money will be used to take almost 50 children on a trip to Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, as many of the children have never been to a fun park or the seaside.

Amazon staff make a delivery of donations to Phoenix WoMens Aid, Doncaster. Amy Tyman, from Phoenix, is pictured with Amazon staff driver Adrian Lisman, Sharron McMinn and Andrew Burdett

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Amazon Doncaster Delivery Station Manager, Craig Fowler, said: “Phoenix Aid is doing vital work in our community to help those most in need and we wanted to support their efforts with this local donation. The services offered by the charity’s staff and volunteers have never been more important and I’d like to thank them for everything they’re doing for our community during these challenging times.”

Amy Tyman from Phoenix Aid added: “On behalf of the team at Phoenix Aid, I want to say thank you to the team from Amazon in Doncaster. We are passionate about the work we do and donations like this are a big help for us to continue supporting our community.”

Amazon is also providing disadvantaged students with online STEM courses as well as teaming up with charity partner Magic Breakfast and delivering more than two and a half million healthy breakfasts to families around the UK.

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