Five Weeks for Miles

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FIVE WEEKS FOR MILES | 5 Saturdays, 5 Quintets, 5 Eras of Miles Every Saturday in April multi-award winning trumpet player BROWNMAN ALI — heralded as “Canada’s preeminent jazz trumpet player” by New York’s Village Voice magazine — will lead 5 different all-star ensembles through 5 historic eras of jazz which Miles Davis catalyzed & immortalized with his presence. The FIRST of these events will take place...

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May Court Club of Kitchener Waterloo

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May Court is the oldest service club in Canada, founded by Lady Isabel Aberdeen, the wife of Canada’s then Governor General. Over the past century, May Court Clubs have grown to more than 1,500 volunteer women located in nine Ontario cities. All are driven by the same spirit and passion for making a difference in the communities in which they serve. One of the ways in which they raise funds, and raise spirits, is through their retail store in...

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Auditorium Neighbours Support Haven House

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To start the 2016 new year with a fun activity some neighbours in the Auditorium Neighbourhood of Kitchener organized a “Kitchen Tour” of some spectacular houses in the neighbourhood! This fun and social event encouraged you to walk around your neighbourhood and see renovations or features in your neighbour’s kitchens. It was a great way to meet each other, catch up after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and to give back...

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Thank you Unifor Social Justice Fund

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Unifor is the largest union in the private sector representing 310,000 members from coast to coast to coast with over 100,000 female members. Each year the members mark International Women’s Day by holding or participating in events across the country that mobilize towards women’s equality. There is no greater evidence of te lack of gender equality than violence against women. This year Unifor will donate $146,000 to women’s...

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    At their annual Christmas party in December 2016, members of IBEW Local 804 raised $950 for Women’s Crisis Services. This donation is a great gesture of support for the work we do to keep the women and children of our community safe throughout the year. The IBEW and their members value safety and recognize that each of us have an important role to play in eliminating domestic violence. Thank you for choosing Women’s...

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ChefD and Friends Nourishing our Shelters

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We are HUMBLED but not surprised that ChefD visited us to bring more comfort and joy to the residents of Anselma House and Haven House this week. ChefD has been a supporter of our work and our clients for many years. Throughout the year he reaches out, reaches in, and reaches beyond to offer his resources, time and help. From attending events, donating prizes, and being available to brainstorm or plan, his support goes far beyond what we can...

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