Statement from The Board of Trustees

Posted February 10, 2016 by

The following statement is from the Board of Trustees, Aurora New Dawn:

The last few days have been extremely difficult for Aurora New Dawn, our CEO and our staff.

We have had to read, and hear, a number of ridiculous and outrageously negative things about the organisation, none of which are true. We find it impossible to comprehend why there appears a campaign to discredit Aurora with, amongst other things, allegations of abuse – totally contrary to our ethos of supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and stalking.

As a registered charity we are open to scrutiny from a number of sources. We wish to make it abundantly clear that we have never and will never misappropriate any monies.

In a climate where organisations and individuals are increasingly reluctant to speak out for fear of the consequences we wish to thank individuals and groups who have supported us. They are too many to mention.

We thank the dedicated and professional women and men who work for us and our volunteers who give so generously of their time, all of whom diligently continue to deliver our services.

The Board of Trustees, Aurora New Dawn

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