Lace up for Nexus in the Belfast Marathon

We are looking for individuals and teams to lace up their trainers on Monday 7th May and get involved in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon in aid of Nexus NI. There is an event and distance to suit all abilities from the full 26.2 mile marathon to 3-7mile legs of the team relay or an 8 mile walk. This is a great way to raise funds for our charity, while taking on a personal challenge or getting out with family, friends or colleagues to pound the pavements and soak up the atmosphere.  Our Community Fundraising Lead, Karen Dunlop-Wainwright is taking on her first ever marathon and is calling for people to join her this May Day to raise both funds and awareness for Nexus. Commenting on the event, Karen…
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Laverys Bar tees off support for Nexus NI

Laverys Bar in Belfast has nominated Nexus NI as one of its partners for the year ahead and has already begun raising funds through a donation of £1000 from a charity golf day at Belvoir Golf Club. Commenting on Laverys support, Bernard Lavery said: “When I heard about the work of Nexus, delivering specialist counselling and support to people who have suffered sexual violence, I thought it was a cause that Laverys could really help by raising both funds and vital awareness.  Unfortunately, sexual violence affects all areas of society and I am proud to pledge our support to stand with victims and lead the way in breaking the silence within the bar industry. I was shocked to learn that Nexus will be operating for 35 years come 2019 and…
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Friends of Nexus February e-zine

Our first Friends of Nexus e-zine is out!  Click here to read our February edition and keep updated on what is happening at Nexus and how you can get involved in fundraising and volunteering. If you would like to register to become a Friend of Nexus and receive our e-zine directly to your inbox please click here.
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A brilliant birthday fundraiser for Nexus!

One of the founding members of our Client Forum, Sharon Henry, recently used her 50th birthday celebrations as a special way to raise funds for our work by foregoing gifts and asking instead for charitable donations. Sharon’s kind gesture has helped to raise a fantastic sum of £400! Commenting on her fundraising efforts, Sharon said: “As a member of the Nexus Client Forum, I’m very aware of the fantastic and life-saving work that they do for women, men and children all across Northern Ireland. Nexus currently has more than 600 people on its waiting list and I wanted to do whatever I could to help. I had a fantastic birthday party in the Thunderdome in Glengormley surrounded by family and friends and I would like to thank everyone who helped…
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Listen up! Nexus features in BBC Radio Ulster Appeal

This month's BBC Radio Ulster appeal is on behalf of Nexus NI.  Airing on Sunday 26th November at 8.55am and repeated on Monday 27th November at 2.55pm, the appeal will help raise awareness of who we are and who we help, as well as encouraging people to come forward if they have suffered any form of sexual violence and need information and support. Through our appeal, we are also asking people to get involved and support us in breaking the silence around sexual violence by sharing our pledge on social media and using our #breakthesilence.  You can find out more about spreading the word here. Our appeal highlights the growing demand for our services and how important it is for us to be able to meet that demand and provide…
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