Women’s refuge handing out ‘Buddy Bags’ to children escaping trauma

A worrying effect of the Covid lockdown has been the rise in domestic violence, and as a result the Doncaster Masons chose to donate £5,000 to The Buddy Bag Foundation for the town’s Victoria House, a women’s refuge.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 12:33 pm

The money was used to provide for children who find themselves in emergency care after a traumatic incident.

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A ‘Buddy Bag’ is a backpack, that contains all the essential items a child needs such as toiletries, pyjamas, and underwear.

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Bruce Lowis of West Riding Masonic Charities with Claire Glen (Buddy Bag Foundation) and Courtney Jones (Victoria Women’s Refuge)

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