YWCA donations surpass $35,000

The Minden Times – March 21, 2017 – by Jenn Watt

The YWCA’s matching donations program has been embraced so whole-heartedly that by the end of March, the organization will likely be unable to find matching funds for new donations. But that doesn’t mean there’s not more to do.

“We were at $17,877 [donated] earlier this week,” said Jen Cureton, director of philanthropy and communications for YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. “That’s $35,754 when matched by other donors.”

In total, some $19,000 of matching funds were made available from two couples and one individual in the community. Once donations have caught up to those funds, the YWCA will no longer be able to guarantee matching funds for new donations, though Cureton is still pursuing leads. (Read more…)