Thanks so much for choosing the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women's Shelter as your City2Surf charity. Your decision will make a real difference to the lives of many women in our community who are homeless, often due to domestic violence.
Since opening our doors just three years ago, we have housed over 250 women in crisis but unfortunately we turn away on average 5 women per week. Each year we need to raise over $450,000 to keep our doors open so your support is very valuable to us.
This year we are also raising funds for our purchasing our own property, which will allow us to stop renting.
What we have achieved so far
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The Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter offers crisis accommodation to 10 women at a time, who are escaping domestic violence and/or homelessness.
We are dependent on community donations and events like the City 2 Surf. Every penny we receive goes back into the shelter!
While we have 24/7 professional care at the shelter, the rest of the organisation is run entirely by unpaid volunteers.