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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One GIANT Garage Sale

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Over $10,000 raised on one day to support Women and their children moving beyond abuse The statistics are alarming; 45% of Women’s Crisis Services (WCSWR) shelter clients are children, and most are under the age of 10. In any given year, this translates to over 200 kids who have been exposed to abuse and violence in their homes….the one place that should be the most secure and safe for them. Breaking the intergenerational cycle of abuse is...

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It All Starts with A Step

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        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...

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Community focus at the Boardwalk

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  The Boardwalk is regarded as the destination of choice on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo, as the host of dozens of retailers, variety of dining options, extensive medical services, entertainment, and gathering space.   Appreciated for its mix of unique stores and convenient access to national chains, their community-focus goes far beyond providing retail enjoyment. The Boardwalk is the lead sponsor for Women’s Crisis Services’ 6th...

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Diva International Inc. Sponsoring 6th Annual Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region Golf Fundraiser

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Diva International Inc. believes in supporting women in times of need. In their mission to empower women with a better period care option, they created The DivaCup. Created by a mother-daughter team from Kitchener, Ontario, Diva International Inc. is happy to support women in their own backyard by sponsoring the Women’s Crisis Services’ fundraising golf tournament to support women and children in our region moving beyond violence and abuse...

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