What is Orange Friday?
We want to shine some light onto the dark subject of domestic abuse – so we’ve come up with a special way to do just that. We call it Orange Friday! It’s our special day to raise awareness and much needed funds to help victims of domestic abuse to get safe and stay safe. Domestic abuse is not an easy subject, especially because our statistics here in NZ are shocking. Did you know that the NZ Police answer a domestic abuse callout every 5 minutes? Or that 1 child is killed every 6 weeks by a family member? Or even that 1 in 3 Kiwi women will experience physical or sexual abuse by a partner in their lifetime.It’s awful to know that we have such a huge problem with domestic abuse in our beautiful country. The good news is that now you can do something that will actually help victims to get free from abuse. You can even score yourself some fabulous prizes along the way!
When is Orange Friday?
Orange Friday is on Friday 11th of March 2016. This is going to be a bright day of Shine-y orangeness where thousands of dollars are raised to help the victims of domestic abuse.
Why should you take part in Orange Friday?
You can have fun turning an average work or school day into a crazy day of orange dress ups, orange games and eating a weird assortment of orange treats • You feel great, knowing that you’re doing something to help victims of abuse • You can win amazing prizes – and the range will be bigger and better in 2016.
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