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#SafeAtHome for Christmas

 

At SafeLives, we believe that no one should have to leave their home – leaving behind friends, family and the things they treasure – because of domestic abuse.

That's why this Christmas we've asked some familiar faces on Instagram to help us share this message, and get people talking about what being #SafeAtHome looks and feels like. We're asking people to build gingerbread houses as a symbol of what it means to be #SafeAtHome.

What you can do

Please help us keep families safe at home this Christmas by doing three things:

1. Give a donation. Anything you can give, large or small, will be so appreciated.

2. Share pictures of your gingerbread creations on social media, tagging us and using #SafeAtHome. Alternatively, post a picture of yourself from a Christmas gone by and say what #SafeAtHome means to you. 

3. Share this fundraising message with friends/family members by tagging them in the comments of our Instagram posts - which you can find on @Safelives_ 

Thank you. Together, we can end domestic abuse for everyone and for good. 

Who is taking part?

Briony Williams

Briony was a semi-finalist in the Great British Bake Off 2018, and is a baker, TV presenter and mum. Instagram: @brionymaybakes

Lyndsay Gardner

Lyndsay runs the parenting and lifestyle blog Fizzy Peaches, where she shares the adventures of her family - partner V, children Violet and Pearl and dog Robbie. Instagram: @fizzypeaches

Tom Cox

On his blog The Unlikely Dad, Tom shares an honest look at his adoption and parenting journey. Instagram: @unlikelydad

Alice Catherine

Fashionable and down to earth - it's hard to not feel like part of the family looking at her Instagram: @mamaandpea

Yasmin Johal

Known for her authentic look at parenting, veganism and life in the social media world, Yasmin is a must follow! Instagram: @yasminjohalx

Kara Guppy

Fun, family, travel and photography really does sum up Kara's blog. She won the Brilliance in Blogging award in 2017 and it's easy to see why. Instagram: @chelseamamma

Claire Overy

Opening up about topics like mum guilt whilst keeping a chatty conversational style in her posts is no easy feat and Claire does it with ease. Instagram: @mummyofthree06.11.17

Sarah Maccuaig

Bristol based social creative and mum - Sarah offers a fresh perspective on motherhood, fashion and married life. Instagram: @sarahmaccuaig

Susie Verrill

Susie is challenging what the "typical mum" looks like on her blog and does it in a way that any audience, with or without children, can relate to. Instagram: @susiejverrill