GIV­ING BACK

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

WHO: Kim Can­cel­lier WHAT: Pageant con­tes­tant, ad­vo­cate for vic­tims of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence HOW: Mrs Can­cel­lier has set up a sup­port ser­vice through Face­book DE­TAILS: Visit Face­book page Queens with­out Scars ern­ment area hav­ing one of the high­est lev­els of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence in the coun­try, Mrs Can­cel­lier said it was im­por­tant lo­cal women had ac­cess to sup­port ser­vices.

“Women can send a mes­sage to our Face­book page and we will pro­vide with as­sis­tance to what­ever ser­vices they need,” she said.

“We want to fo­cus on the em­pow­er­ment of women – to en­cour­age them to do any­thing they want to.”

Along with her Queens with­out Scars cam­paign, Mrs Can­cel­lier also de­votes her­self to the com­mu­nity and vol­un­teer­ing.

She said it was some­thing she al­ways wanted to do.

“My mother had me do­ing char­ity work from the age of five – start­ing with the Sal­va­tion Army ... I want to help wher­ever I can,” she said. The Mrs Galaxy fi­nals are on April 13-16 in Queens­land.

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