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26 May 2009
STAFF and customers of the Three Tuns Inn, Eggleston, have raised substantial funds on behalf of Women In Need.
Landlord Dennis Holmes (pictured), who has continually championed the charity's work with curry evenings and other fundraisers, has once again raised nearly...
23 May 2009
STANHOPE Silver Band generously gave their time for free, to perform a fundraising concert in aid of Women In Need.
Conductor Steve Robson and his orchestra presented a medley of music, such as Manhattan Skyline and Singing in the Rain, at St John's Chapel Town Hall.
4 May 2009
DRIVERS of the Great Arc Car Rally have raised significant funds, to aid the construction of WIN's new health care centre.
The generous donation was made by rally organiser Conrad Birch and 25 members in February, as they drove vintage motors across India.
A SELECTION of new Women In Need videos is now online to view.
Broadcast news items were made during charity's establishment, which raised the profile of START (now WIN).
Videos include Leah's first TV interview on North East Tonight with Mike Neville (2000), a feat...
13 Apr 2009
CHARITY founder Usha Patil, has won the Padmashri Manohar Diwan Award, in recognition of her work helping women in India.
Usha was presented with the award at a special ceremony on 27 February by Sadhana Amte, wife to the late Murlidhar Devidas Amte, one of India's mo...
LEAH and Usha recently received a number of visitors, who came to Nagpur to see Women In Need's work first-hand.
On 10 February, retired nurses Judith and Christine visited WIN's drop-in centre and shelter for the destitute, whilst on a trip from the UK to retrace thei...
7 Apr 2009
A NEW video is now available to watch on Youtube (click here).
Leah and Rekha, Women In Need's nurse, clean and dress Kamlabai's foot ulcer.
A NEW updated film of Lalita Uike's story is now available to watch on Youtube (click here), following her tragic death in August 2008.
Lalita's story can be read in further details in Women In Need's case studies section.
28 Feb 2009
A COFFEE morning at Frosterley Village Hall on 21st February raised £267 for Women In Need.
The charity would like to thank Judith Bainbridge for organising the event, which was held on the anniversary of Leah's first sale, when she sold all her possessions to pay for...
CHILDREN of Trinity School, Durham have raised £52 for Women In Need, as part of their Valentine's Day effort.
Chair of WIN, Carol Graham, who teaches special needs at Trinity School, presented a cheque on behalf of the students, who have to date raised £512.
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