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Official Launch of YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

snapd Peterborough | YWCA Peterborough Haliburton officially launched the 11th annual YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, announcing the main event on Friday, May 24th. YWCA is pleased to announce that this year’s event will be presented by Merrett Home Hardware Building Centre. YWCA congratulated Mortlock Construction who will be awarded the YWCA Walk…read more

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes returns May 24 in Peterborough

The Peterborough Examiner | This year’s 11th annual YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes march returns May 24 with a new sponsor but the same focus of raising money for YWCA Crossroads Shelter to support local women and children fleeing abuse. “It’s an honour to support the life-changing work the of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton,”…read more

YWCA Seeks Board Directors

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is seeking dynamic women to join the organization’s Board of Directors. “We need women who will take a strong role in planning a sustainable future for the YWCA’s life-saving programs. We need women who want to get involved and try new things, and who have about ten to twelve hours a month…read more

Empty Bowls event fills up Nourish, JustFood programs

The Peterborough Examiner | The 15th annual YWCA Empty Bowls event in support of the JustFood and Nourish local food programs was held Friday at The Venue to raise awareness about hunger and food insecurity in the community. The event attracted more than 200 supporters. “We hope to exceed over $18,000 to $19,000 from last…read more

Responding to High Demand within a Challenging Housing Climate

Crossroads Shelter Lack of affordable housing in our community has meant that residents and staff at Crossroads Shelter experience very limited affordable housing options as they work together to rebuild lives. When our Transition Support Workers are challenged to help women and children access safe and affordable housing, stay times at the shelter become longer. This also…read more

Reaching Women & Children in Rural Areas

YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County & HERS YWCA Peterborough Haliburton has been in Haliburton County since 1986, providing services for women who are in or fleeing abusive relationships. The services look very different in such a rural area. Our Transition Support Workers and Clinical Therapist are often out in the community and literally in…read more

It’s time to fill YWCA Empty Bowls

The Peterborough Examiner | The YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Empty Bowls fundraiser is happening March 1 at noon at The Venue. All proceeds directly support YWCA JustFood and Nourish, food programs that look at the root causes of poverty, promote equity and provide connection through food. At the event, guests enjoy a delicious lunch prepared and…read more

YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser returns on March 1

KawarthaNOW | Earlier today (February 6), organizers announced tickets are now available for the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s 15th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, which takes place on Friday, March 1st. During the event, you can enjoy a delicious lunch donated by local restaurants along with your choice of a hand-crafted bowl, created and donated by local…read more