Giving the gift of hope, inspiration and practical steps to rebuild life

Broken to Brilliant was thrilled to receive a grant from the Office of the Lord Mayor Community Fund to provide forty-four Terror to Triumph- Rebuilding your life after domestic violence, Stories of Strength and Success books to domestic violence survivors in refuges across Brisbane City Council Region as part of our Give a Book for a Bed Campaign.

There were six services that support domestic violence survivors that were thrilled to receive the books these included:

1. Maybanke Accommodation & Crisis Support Service - Capalaba

2. Micah Projects Domestic and Family Violence West End

3. Lutheran Services, West End

4. Uniting Care Domestic and Family Violence Services Chermside

5. Salvation Army Domestic and Family Violence Service

6. Cherished Mansfield

To acknowledge the donation a special fly in page was printed in each of the 44 books to acknowledge Brisbane City and the Lord Mayor’s Community Fund.

The words read:

Distribution of this book

is supported by

The Lord Mayors’ Community Fund

May our stories of strength and success provide you with

hope and inspiration to help you

Rebuild your life after domestic violence

The organisations were very pleased receive these books as they know what a difference they make to the women in their numerous refuges and shelters across Brisbane. These books remain in the refuges, so they are not just read by one woman. Many women can read one book, over several years to come providing practical steps, encouragement and suggestions to break the cycle of domestic violence. A gift that allows them to feel they are not alone and that will give hope and inspiration.

Micah Project were very happy to receive the Terror to Triumph books, thanks to this grant from the Lord Mayors Community Fund as well as our latest book Shattered to Shining. All as part of the Give a Book for a bed Campaign

Lutheran Services were also very thankful to receive the Terror to Triumph Give a book donated through the Lord Mayor Community Fund. These will go to the domestic violence refuges run by Lutheran Services in Brisbane providing their clients with twelve stories that tell the practical steps taken t physically, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually to journey from darkness to light and rebuild their lives.

You too can be part of the Give a Book for a Bed Campaign. Simply go to our website shop and make a difference to women in refuges and shelters across Australia. Your gift could be the catalyst for change in a life of a family who has been affected by domestic violence.

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