CFL Alum joins the team to Rebuild Haven House

Posted |

  CFL Alum joins the team to support REBUILD HAVEN HOUSE “People have to speak out to know it’s happening out there. I’m a child of an abused mother,” Says Chuck Winters. Read more about his journey and dedication to Rebuild Haven House:...

Read More

International Women’s Day 2016

Posted |

Message from Mary Zilney, CEO, Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region Did you know that it all began 105 years ago? The first International Women’s Day was observed on March 19, 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. More than one million women and men showed their support of women by participating in public events. Perhaps some of our ancestors remember this. Then in 1977 following the long-standing movements for women to...

Read More

Tell your friends and neighbours-especially if they live in Cambridge!

Posted |

On November 24, the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce recognized community achievements at their annual Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Awards. Within the ten categories, there were stellar examples of collaboration, partnership, dedication and selflessness that is reflective of the population and giving nature of our region. Women’s Crisis Services was very honoured to be able to nominate INTENT for the category of Best Marketing...

Read More

What is your ONE ACT?

Posted |

To mark Woman Abuse Awareness Month (November) we are asking you, our community, what is the ONE ACT you can do to help us move beyond violence? So many of you want to help and offer to support Women’s Crisis Services throughout the year. We want to say thank you and we want to inspire others in our Region and around the world to do ONE ACT to move beyond violence. There are some great examples right here in our communities: Colin’s...

Read More

It All Starts with A Step

Posted |

        It All Starts With a Step by John Goodwin There are two types of change for a person, Involuntary and voluntary. Involuntary change happens when a change is made for you by other forces or a change by someone else affects you.  These can be things like losing your job to downsizing, a friend or family member passing, a restructuring at work, or your car breaking down and needing a new one.  These are changes that...

Read More

United Way Day of Caring

Posted |

United Way KW’s Day of Caring is about making a difference with more than just dollars, explains event organizer Bobbie Oates, Manager, Marketing & Communications. “It’s about highlighting the importance of volunteerism as a way to create lasting change in our community.”   Each year, United Way KW matches volunteers from participating organizations and workplaces with various community projects throughout Kitchener Waterloo and the...

Read More