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Empty Bowls raises funds for Peterborough YWCA

February 23, 2018 – The Peterborough Examiner The Empty Bowls fundraiser, an annual event to benefit the Peterborough YWCA and its programs, returned Friday morning at The Venue. More than 150 guests shared a lunch of soups, salads, breads and desserts donated by 19 local restaurants and had the opportunity to select a hand-crafted bowl,…read more

Tickets on sale for YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser

February 8, 2018 – The Peterborough Examiner – by Jason Bain This year’s YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser will continue to offer some added flexibility when it returns to The Venue later this month – the option of ordering takeout. Tickets for the Feb. 23 lunchtime event, which supports the YWCA JustFood and Crossroads Shelter Nurtitional…read more

Tickets now on sale for YWCA Empty Bowls

Kawartha Now – February 7, 2018 Tickets are now on sale for the annual YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Empty Bowls fundraiser, which takes place this year from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 23rd. By purchasing a ticket, you will receive a lunch of soups, salads, breads, and desserts donated by local restaurants and businesses,…read more

YWCA SafeSpace not sustainable, report finds

The Haliburton County Echo – January 30, 2018 – by Chad Ingram HERS, the Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace in Minden, needs a different operating model, and more money, if it is to continue offering its services. Jennifer Cureton, director of philanthropy and communications for YWCA Peterborough Haliburton visited Haliburton County councillors during their Jan. 24…read more

Women’s shelter needs better plan

Highlander News – January 25, 2018 – by Lisa Gervais The women’s and children’s shelter in Minden is not sustainable without more funding and a change in how it operates. Jen Cureton, director of philanthropy for the YWCA Peterborough-Haliburton, updated County Council Jan. 24 on their recently-completed sustainability study for the Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace…read more

Giving victims of domestic abuse a reason to smile again

The Globe and Mail – December 29, 2017 – by Paul Waldie When the YWCA in Peterborough, Ont., began planning a program to offer free dental services to women who’d been injured in incidents of domestic violence, the agency’s board members knew that Judith Buys would want to get involved, given her years of community…read more