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Five trolleys of donations for women fleeing violence

Two Butchers owners Ken Kearney and Steve McMeniman with Marissa Botes and the food donations they are collecting for women experiencing domestic violence.
Two Butchers owners Ken Kearney and Steve McMeniman with Marissa Botes and the food donations they are collecting for women experiencing domestic violence. Carly Morrissey

A RECENT food drive to support women fleeing domestic and family violence this Christmas was a huge success.

Woman empowering Woman co-founder Marissa Botes teamed up with Two Butchers and the Springfield Mo Men to run the food drive two weekends ago and help raise awareness for White Ribbon Day.

Ms Botes who has experienced domestic violence said she understood just how much a hamper would help those women and children fleeing domestic violence this Christmas.

"I have been in a position where I didn't have food, for my daughter or myself," she said.

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Topics:  domestic and family violence domestic violence action centre white ribbon day 2018