A legal firm has donated £1,000 to a charity that supports women who have suffered domestic abuse.

Worcester-based mfg Solicitors, through its charitable foundation, has made the donation to Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid.

The charity operates from Bristol Street in central Birmingham and depends on donations and funding to run activities and wellness sessions for women and children who have suffered domestic violence.


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This includes themed craft and cooking sessions designed to boost confidence and teach new skills.

Senior associate and chair of mfg Solicitors' CSR Committee, Sharon Lerry said: "For over 40 years Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid has provided an absolute lifeline for hundreds of women and children and saved them from domestic abuse and violence.

"The team at the charity are well known and widely respected for the amazing work they do every day.

"We know they will put the donation to great use and we hope it will help them continue to deliver their wonderful support programmes and activities."

Kathleen Williams, business and infrastructure support manager at the charity, said: "Our services operate through public sector funding, corporate sponsorships, grant funding and public donations.

"We also rely on the generosity of our supporters and therefore we're delighted to receive the donation from mfg's charitable foundation.

"The money will be used to run arts and crafts and wellbeing sessions with women and children who are living in refuge having fled abuse.

"These group sessions promote self-care and allow families to relax and enjoy themselves in a fun, safe environment."

To learn more about the charity's work, readers can visit the company's site at https://bswaid.org/.