Spring Clean Project

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  As the land begins to thaw and the winds blow warmer, nature starts to bloom.   Spring is a time of growth and renewal.  It is a time when we often choose to purge and clean our homes from the things that collected over the winter, open the windows and air out our spaces.  Some of us launch spring projects to refresh our homes.    At Anselma and Haven House we too purge our spaces, clean the yards, open the windows and plan what herbs...

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Let’s be Proactive

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Following our recent Woman Abuse Awareness Event ‘Rage against Violence’ we received this blog from an Anonymous contributor who lost a loved one years ago to domestic violence. No person, whether male or female, deserves to be abused!   Domestic violence MUST be obliterated.   How?   It seems to me that we must learn, teach and demonstrate respect for others.  The Golden Rule comes to mind.  “Do unto other others as you would have them...

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ONE ACT – Pat Aplevich

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 We are honoured to introduce to you one of our featured readers in the upcoming production “Rage Against Violence”. Pat Aplevich is a long time resident of Kitchener – Waterloo and has contributed in many ways to making our community a kinder, better place to be. As a mother and grandmother, her dedication to caring extends inwards and outwards. She has even been rewarded for her community service several times:  2014 Zonta...

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Gore Mutual Insurance believes “She Deserves It”

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Gore Mutual Foundation Donates $100,000 to Rebuild Haven House in Cambridge   The Gore Mutual Foundation is honoured to announce their support of Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region, with a grant of $100,000 towards the campaign: Rebuild Haven House…She Deserves It. Heidi Sevcik, President and CEO of Gore Mutual and Farouk Ahamed, Chair of the Board of Gore Mutual, presented a donation to Mary Zilney, CEO of Women’s Crisis Services,...

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