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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Canadian Tire -Pinebush creating a safe home for women and children

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  The dedication of employees, customers and of the owners, Kerry and Pam Leroux,  lead Canadian Tire on PINEBUSH in Cambridge to be able to BUILD A BEDROOM at the Rebuilt Haven House! Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region is very proud to thank Canadian Tire Pinebush for their support of the campaign to Rebuild Haven House, the shelter supporting abused women and their children in Cambridge and North Dumfries. Kicking off their...

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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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From Santa’s Workshop

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Today we had a delivery from Santa’s workshop!   His helper elves Larry, Joe and Sebastian have been very busy collecting sponsorships, picking out the perfect toys, gathering them together and then making a special delivery to Anselma House! Santa’s workshop must have been very busy as these are some very sought after items. I think we will try to hide some away for the birthdays that we celebrate in the shelters too. And of...

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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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