Woman Abuse Awareness Month- Looking Back

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10 years of success….2006 to 2016 For ten years we have been marking the month of November, Woman Abuse Awareness Month, in a special and impactful way with our community. This past November, we celebrated with a gala and reflected on our accomplishments as an agency over the past decade. In addition to rebuilding both Anselma House in 2011 and Haven House in 2016, from the ground up, here are the highlights from the past 10 years: In 2006, the...

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Giving Tuesday

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One Day defined by GENEROSITY. Will you be giving on GIVING TUESDAY? Join in as our community celebrates GivingTuesday with acts of generosity and support across Waterloo Region. Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the first day of the giving season. Women’s Crisis Services is funded to run 58 crisis beds for women and children escaping violence. We regularly serve over 65 and we need your help to...

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Wolle Realty Reaches past $10,000 for Women and Children

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  Over $10,073 raised on one day to support Women and their children moving beyond abuse The statistics are alarming; 45% of Women’s Crisis Services (WCSWR) shelter clients are children, and most are under the age of 10. In any given year, this translates to well over 200 kids who have been exposed to abuse and violence in their homes….the one place that should be the most secure and safe for them.  Breaking the inter-generational cycle of...

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