Your Holiday Generosity

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  During the holiday season, your spirit of generosity and kindness is appreciated and celebrated by the staff and clients of Women’s Crisis Services. There are several businesses, community groups, individuals and more that come together to ensure that the holiday season is a special time for Women and Children in our shelters. We certainly couldn’t provide a special celebration without you and your thoughtfulness. Already we...

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ONE ACT – Pat Aplevich

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 We are honoured to introduce to you one of our featured readers in the upcoming production “Rage Against Violence”. Pat Aplevich is a long time resident of Kitchener – Waterloo and has contributed in many ways to making our community a kinder, better place to be. As a mother and grandmother, her dedication to caring extends inwards and outwards. She has even been rewarded for her community service several times:  2014 Zonta...

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Lifting our spirits with WingsUp!

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It is always humbling when people in the community give of themselves and their resources to support our work and to help us support women and children moving beyond violence. There are many unique ways in which businesses have encouraged their employees and their customers to learn about Women’s Crisis Services. Our partnership with WINGS UP is a great example of leadership in that regard. After their involvement with VOICES CARRY, a...

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Rebuild Haven House Ground Breaking

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Rebuild Haven House Ground Breaking Celebration Cambridge, ON- Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region (WCSWR) held a ground breaking ceremony today to celebrate the start of construction of “Haven House”, a 45-bed shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and abuse in the Region of Waterloo. To learn all about this project, and why we are rebuilding, click here. The new Haven House will be built on a 2.286 acre...

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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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