This tax time, please give to help us buy a Toyota RAV 4.

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This tax time, please give to help us buy a Toyota RAV 4.

May 25, 2021

We are looking forward to helping Marcie* and her two children move into their new home. After six months in refuge, they are ready for the next step in their journey to independence, free from violence.

But we have a problem. How can we move their belongings easily?

We need your help!

You see, our current car is no longer fit for purpose. We desperately need a new car, like a Toyota RAV 4, to help transport furniture and belongings for women like Marcie.

And then there is Luke*, a young boy who relies on us to deliver food and other essential items to his mother and sisters. Luke and his siblings had to flee their violent dad and, with their mother, now live in one of our crisis homes. They don’t have permanent residency and rely on Emerge for everything – including groceries, school supplies and transport. They daren’t get home delivery in case their father finds out.

Which is why this tax time I’m writing to generous supporters like you to ask for your help.

Your donations will enable us to support some of the most vulnerable women and children in Melbourne’s south because being able to provide transport will deliver real change.

It will help us move women into safe, permanent and affordable housing.

It will help us bring women and children to therapy sessions, to the law courts, doctors and other services which they otherwise would find it hard to reach.

If you donate today, you can claim it as part of your tax return. We are aiming to raise $35,000 and any amount you can give will help us reach our goal.

We know this is a lot to ask for, but the difference it will make to families and our staff and volunteers will be huge.

Thank you so much for your ongoing commitment to our work.

Paula Westhead
Executive Officer

PS. Please hurry, June 30 is just around the corner.
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