Women’s Crisis Services Public Education Events

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I recently had the opportunity to be a part of some very interesting public education presentations.  This past year we received some funding from the Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation to educate PSW’s about Domestic Violence and how it relates to seniors.  This was an awesome population to reach out to as PSW’s often meet with seniors in their homes.  Another Outreach Worker and I completed eight presentations at St Louis School within...

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Snow day!

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Overnight our region received several centimeters of snow and that means that several busses to school were cancelled and some schools were closed. At Women’s Crisis Services, half of our residents are children. That means that on snow days we have a full house with lots of energy and excitement. With all of that fluffy white snow, the kids and moms alike wanted to spend some time outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine. Thank you to our...

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Christmas Family Sponsorship

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  As an Outreach Worker, I work with many families who live in the community during the time that they are looking for support. This past year I was very fortunate to be able to have some of those families sponsored by generous companies and families through the community in order to ensure that those who may be struggling were still able to have a great Christmas. The common theme between the families that were assisted were families that...

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Aecon, Investing in things that matter

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  It was a bright and sunny Friday September day when Aecon brought over 180 of their closest friends together for a great day of golf at Ariss Valley Golf Course. Not only was it a day of sport and friendship, but also a day of charity and support for our community. Friends and golfers were very generous raising over $30,000 for three causes that are near and dear to the hearts of their employees. Women’s Crisis Services is very...

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