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Wednesday, September 17 – Please join us for Little Actions: Working Together to End Gender Based Violence, a multimedia talk with Jeff Perera of the White Ribbon Campaign. Tuesday, October 14, 7pm at TASS. Click for details on the YWCA Week Without Violence. To register for #LittleActions (FREE) click here.

Monday, August 18 – We are so pleased to have received $5,199 from the Canadian Women’s Foundation for three life-changing YWCA programs: Crossroads, HERS (Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace) and Centennial Crescent. Your support means a world of difference for women and children rebuilding their lives, free from abuse.

Tuesday, July 22 - Wearing high heel shoes does pay. Walk A Mile In Her Shoes brings in nearly $66,000 for YWCA. Peterborough This Week covers recognition of Team Robinson Place as top fundraising team, bringing in $12,179.

Tuesday, July 22 - They walked a mile in her shoes. Clifford Skarstedt covers  the inaugural presentation of the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Winner Trophies at the Ministry of Natural Resources on Water St. with some wonderful pictures.

Friday, June 27 – Empty Bowls fills up food programs. The Peterborough Examiner’s Joelle Kovach covers the 10th Annual Empty Bowls event, a bread and salad lunch benefiting YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s Food programs.

Saturday, May 31 - Garden growing neighbourly togetherness. Through the efforts of the Peterborough Community Garden Network (PCGN) and GreenUp with 7 Days of Green, a community garden has been set up in what is simply referred to by residents in the area as Stewart St. Park.

Friday, May 30 - Speaking out against domestic violence. Tyler Calver shares this important story on one local woman who grew up in the shadow of domestic violence. After 26 years, Brenda Bock is ready to share her story. As she found the courage to speak up about domestic violence.

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton
216 Simcoe Street, Peterborough, ON  K9H 2H7
T 705.743.3526     TTY 705.743.4015     F 705.745.4654
YWCA Women's Centre of Haliburton County
PO Box 348, 11 Bobcaygeon Road, Minden, ON  K0M 2K0
T 705.286.1942     Support 705.286.6442     F 705.286.4341