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High praise for town charity

The High Sheriff of South Yorkshire Julie Kenny visists Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service as they celebrate being shortlisted in the Sheriff's Community Awards. Pictured with the High Sheriff are l-r senior counsellor Eileen Gleeson Dale, funding and development officer Becca Pearson, and DRASACS manager Debbie Partington.  Picture: Liz Mockler D4093LM

The High Sheriff of South Yorkshire Julie Kenny visists Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service as they celebrate being shortlisted in the Sheriff's Community Awards. Pictured with the High Sheriff are l-r senior counsellor Eileen Gleeson Dale, funding and development officer Becca Pearson, and DRASACS manager Debbie Partington. Picture: Liz Mockler D4093LM

A Doncaster charity which has been nominated for a community award, has been visited by the High Sheriff.

South Yorkshire High Sheriff, Mrs Julie Ann Kenny visited the Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (DRASACS) on February 19, following the charities nomination for the High Sheriff’s Best Community or Faith Project of the year Award.

Mrs Kenny said DRASACS works with women and men who have suffered rape and sexual abuse and makes a significant difference to people through their targeted advice and counselling

Debbie Partington, DRASACS manager, said they were delighted to be shortlisted for the High Sheriff’s award.

“It was a pleasure to welcome yet another high profile figure to DRASACS and talk about the vital work that the team here delivers on a daily basis. Between October 2011 and September 2012, 511 people benefited from our expert services and our help to get their lives back on track,” she said.

 

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