SOUP’S ON!

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  Judy Woodhouse ECE Children’s author Anselma volunteer With the price of groceries going up, up and up, it is becoming harder to eat healthy on a budget. We can all save money by cooking at home more often. It can be an enjoyable and rewarding process that usually ends with something delicious. I have found some great ideas and recipes at www.budgetbytes.com. Here are a few tips to get started. 1 Plan your meals. Pick your recipes based on...

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“Telling the Story of Impact” Award

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          Congratulations to the Women’s Crisis Services! On February 25, 2016, we were honored by United Way of Cambridge and North Dumfries and received the award for “Telling the Story of Impact”. The explanation reads: “Awarded to an agency that uses evaluation to tell the story of impact and help stakeholders feel connected to, and passionate about, their services.” It is a testament to the attention paid in...

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RAPTORS Blind Bid for Haven House

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Blind Bid Auction of Raptors Corporate Suite Tickets Proceeds support Rebuild Haven House On Wednesday, December 16, 2015, bidding will open for a pair of corporate suite tickets to see the Toronto Raptors vs Charlotte Hornets on January 1, 2016. There are five pairs of tickets available and bids start at $400 per pair. The Suites are located in Section ES213. Bidding will ONLY be open from 6:00 am to 4:00 PM (Dec 16). To place your bid, email...

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Your Holiday Generosity

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  During the holiday season, your spirit of generosity and kindness is appreciated and celebrated by the staff and clients of Women’s Crisis Services. There are several businesses, community groups, individuals and more that come together to ensure that the holiday season is a special time for Women and Children in our shelters. We certainly couldn’t provide a special celebration without you and your thoughtfulness. Already we...

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One Woman’s Journey

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I have worked for this agency for over 20 years and have had the opportunity to work with and support some amazing women during my time here. The stories we hear on a daily basis can certainly be difficult, but we have a job to do and that’s to help women live in a world without violence. Last May 2014 I was connected to a new client.  She shared that she had been living in a verbally, emotionally and physically abusive marriage.  She had...

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