Donations have been pouring in from kind-hearted residents trying to help to save Bermuda’s cash-strapped Centre Against Abuse. Concerned citizens have been stepping up to assist the much-loved resource — and are now calling on people across the Island to sign a petition asking Government for help.
The charity has been forced to shut its shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence — the only such facility on the Island. Executive director Laurie Shiell and board chairwoman Lorna Dixon-Marable told The Royal Gazette last week that the Centre itself may also have to close unless they raised desperately needed funds.
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