It’s All About Giving Back

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Tracey Harrison is a busy lady raising three teenage daughters, advising clients as a financial planner and still committed to weekly volunteering as an administrative volunteer at Women’s Crisis Services.  She wholeheartedly believes that everyone should volunteer and give back to the community in order to create a strong and vibrant Waterloo Region. When I asked her, how she fits it all in, she confides that it is all about priorities and a...

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Spring forward to Health at Anselma House

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Among many things, your ticket includes free massage, a meditation and mindfulness session, crystal therapy, free samples,  Steeped Tea, U Wear It Well, Stella and Dot, Arbonne education and products, and a seminar with Tabatha DeBruyn! Wellness for the mind, body and soul, all in support of Women’s Crisis Services. Call to book your tickets today 519-741-9184 ext 2003  $10 each or two for...

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One Billion Rising

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What is ONE BILLION RISING?One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 …in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. On 14 February 2013, people across the...

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Lackner McLennan Insurance comforting those in need

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Our Friends at Lackner McLennan Insurance visited us today to drop off some comfort and joy for our residents. Joan and Cynthia delivered new pillows and sheet sets as gifts for women who are in shelter and leaving shelter. This type of gift really does bring comfort while in shelter, and is taken with them when they leave. A new pillow to rest her head at night can make a world of difference to a woman who has just arrived from a stressful and...

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St. Jacobs Furniture House Supports WCSWR

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Finding unique ways to support the community, St Jacobs Furniture House recently took the opportunity to involve one of their own partners. An event was held on site in their show room on Benjamin Road. A corporate partner invited guests and clients to a reception where they could browse the show room and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. They then took their guests next door to the playhouse for a show. Instead of charging a rental fee...

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