The Prize

'Thank you to The Circle and Annie Lennox for their work supporting marginalised women and girls at this time. Now more than ever, services supporting survivors of violence are under intense pressure to keep up with the sharp increase in rates of domestic violence during lockdown. We need to stand together to support those vulnerable to abuse and ensure that lifelines are available to them. I'm pleased to be able to contribute to Annie Lennox’s musical auction to raise crucial funds for this cause.'

Simon Neil


Hello Everyone, 

No matter who you are or where you live, Covid-19 has most likely turned your world upside down.

We know that women and girls face greater risks in public health emergencies.  If you are a woman, especially in the developing world, there is a good chance you are disproportionately affected: you may bear the brunt of caring for the ill and feeding your family. You may be one of the hundreds of garments workers to lose your job overnight. You may not be able to access healthcare facilities.
You may be one of the millions of women around the world suffering from domestic abuse. Except, now you’re trapped alongside your abuser, inside a home you’re not permitted to leave.
 
Researchers estimate there will be 15 million additional cases of domestic violence globally for every 3 months of lockdowns.  

Donate $10 and you will be automatically entered for a chance to win an amazing personalized video performance by Simon Neil. Donate more and your chances go up.

By standing in solidarity with us, our fundraising appeal will support some of the world’s most vulnerable women and girls. The Circle has long been there for the world’s most vulnerable women and we continue to do so at a time of even greater urgency. 

Thank you and good luck!

The Cause

The Circle, founded by Annie Lennox in 2008, brings together women from all walks of life so that they can learn about the injustices and inequality facing many millions of women and girls around the globe, inspire, be inspired and ultimately take action to bring about change.

They believe in a world where women and girls are empowered, self-reliant, and able to influence the decisions that affect their lives.

They campaign and advocate for equal opportunities and the ability to realise fundamental rights, raise funds to support women's rights and work in partnership with like-minded organisations which are already doing exceptional work.

The Circle to date has supported over 160,000 women and girls in more than 16 countries.  This has been done through using the income raised by the women members of The Circle and through the advocacy work they have undertaken such as publishing reports on the implementation of the Maputo Protocol in Kenya and the fundamental right to a Living Wage in the garment industry.  

The Circle's vision is equality for women and girls in a fairer world.

Funds from this sweepstake will support The Circle’s emergency Covid appeal.

Donations

Make a donation and receive entries to win the grand prize.
The more you donate, the more chances you have to win!
Provide Emergency Parcels for 3 Women
3 Entries+

Provide Emergency Parcels for 3 Women

Provide emergency parcels including food, hygiene kits, and menstrual products for three women in Uganda.

Donate $15
Provide a Garment Worker and her Family with Emergency Relief for one week
5 Entries+

Provide a Garment Worker and her Family with Emergency Relief for one week

Provide a garment worker and her family in Bangladesh who have been left destitute with essential supplies of food, soap, and protective equipment including masks and hand sanitiser.

Donate $25
Provide 8 Days of Safe Refuge
10 Entries+

Provide 8 Days of Safe Refuge

Provide eight days of safe refuge for a survivor of violence at the Nonceba Centre in South Africa.

Donate $50
Provide a Garment Worker and her Family with Emergency Relief for one month
20 Entries+

Provide a Garment Worker and her Family with Emergency Relief for one month

Provide a garment worker and her family in Bangladesh who have been left destitute with essential supplies of food, soap, and protective equipment including masks and hand sanitiser.

Donate $100
Support 25 Vulnerable Women and their Families
100 Entries+

Support 25 Vulnerable Women and their Families

Support 25 vulnerable women and their families in Uganda through the crisis.

Donate $500
Allow a Survivor of Violence 10 Months of Support
200 Entries+

Allow a Survivor of Violence 10 Months of Support

Allow a survivor of violence in South Africa to access safe accommodation, counseling, legal support and healthcare for ten months.

Donate $1,000

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Messages

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William Young 12 hours ago

I’d love to hear more in detail about the custom shop strats you use live, and the different guitars you’ve used on the new record :)

Caitlin Humberstone 6 days ago

Biffy has changed my entire life and I just need to say thank you

Emma New 19 days ago

Another great cause you and the boys are supporting

Graeme Ralph 20 days ago

Great work on this, hope you raise a fortune!

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