The Gift of Gift Cards

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There are many ways to support the work of Women’s Crisis Services and the women and children we are serving.  A donation of gift cards is one way that you can share your generosity. Whether that card is to purchase a birthday present for her teen or to help her purchase supplies for her new kitchen, women who receive gift cards are given the opportunity to be independent and make their own choices. It is likely that the abusive situation...

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Colin brings Christmas to Women’s Crisis Services

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Feeling inspired to help other kids less fortunate than himself, at age 7 Colin set out to host a community event that would spread some Christmas Cheer.    In 2012 he hosted Colin’s 1st Annual Toy Drive to benefit the families living at Anselma House.  With the generous support of family, friends, neighbours, teachers, and community leaders – Colin has collected over 280 Toys in the last 2 years.     He enjoys visiting with...

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Kids are helping too!

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We are constantly humbled, but never surprised, by the generosity and thoughtfulness of children in Waterloo Region. Their kind gestures convey hearts full of empathy and hands full of energy that will hopefully stay with them for years to come. The leaders of tomorrow are showing that they care for the community in so many ways. Children are often given opportunities through their schools to organize diaper drives, clothing and toy drives, and...

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