Sheffield florist Debrah J Flowers to donate flowers to survivors of modern slavery and trafficking in city

A Sheffield-based florist wishing to ‘make a difference’ and ‘be part of change’ plans to regularly donate flowers to survivors of modern slavery and trafficking.

Thursday, 25th November 2021, 12:06 pm

Jennifer Debrah, of Debrah J Flowers, usually designs floral arrangements for weddings and corporate events but heard about the work of anti-slavery charity City Hearts through her church.

Keen to help, she now plans to regularly donate displays of flowers to the charity’s safe houses in Sheffield, which house and rehabilitate survivors of modern slavery and trafficking.

Jennifer said: "I've always wanted to make a difference and to be part of change.”

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Jennifer Debrah of Debrah J Flowers, has chosen to donate flowers to survivors of modern slavery and trafficking living in City Hearts' safe houses.

“I want to help people believe in themselves, regardless of what they've been through, and I've seen the impact flowers can have on people,” she added.

Jennifer, who lives and works in Heeley, hopes her gesture will help uplift the individuals who she believes have ‘been through so much’.

She said: “I've specifically chosen to partner with City Hearts because they deal with modern slavery and I believe in the values of the organisation. I've always wanted to reach out and help but never knew how to, so this is such an incredible opportunity for me.”

Kirsty Hart, from City Hearts, added: “We are so excited about the flowers that Debrah J Flowers is going to donate. It is such a thoughtful gesture and shows the heart behind the business.

“We’re sure that the flowers will help show the women that they are valued, and that after all the darkness that they have experienced, there is still plenty of beauty and joy in the world.”