Behind Bras Campaign

'Behind Bras' was started by the High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Diane Hawkins, after a visit to Styal Prison. She discovered that some female prisoners do not have the support of family to bring in basic needs such as a change in underwear.

Presentation of underwear to Sharman Birtles, deputy Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester at the Club's Charter Night in October.  The photo shows left to right: Rotarian Jan Jackson, Sharman Birtles, Rotarian Julia Taylor and Rotarian Judi Kelly.

After hearing that some female prisoners only have one change of underwear, Club members decided to support the campaign by using Club funds to purchase supplies and also by donating extra items from their own pockets.

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