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“Leaving is so hard but you will create new strength for yourself that you didn’t even think was there. Taking back your life is worth it!”

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Home for the Holidays – WBN Winter Gala, supporting YWCA

December 2, 2020

Starts: 6:30 PM

In the spirit of this crazy year, WBN is re-creating the gala experience for you at home! Enjoy an appetizer and wine bundle for all members, and for the gala this year, guests are welcome! Guest tickets are an amazing way to support local women and children. Each ticket is $40, comes with appetizer and wine…read more

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

Gain an inside look at a few of the current changes taking place at the YWCA in this edition of our Fall Newsletter. View as pdf Learn about upcoming projects, join us in celebrating recent acts of kindness, and consider building new holiday giving traditions in support of local women and children.

What’s Next? Fund Update

Our What’s Next? Fund supports innovative programs that address the tough journey of rebuilding a life after the initial crisis of escaping domestic violence has passed. As a result of compassionate donor support, this fund is making it possible to overcome many of the challenges presented by COVID-19. We have started the process of creating…read more

2020 Impact Report

View 2020 Impact Report as PDF

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Local company raises the roof in support of community

The Haliburton County Echo | When Cory and Melissa Valentini got their roofing business ramped up for the summer season, they wanted to take their success and turn it into success for the whole community. The owner/operators of Up Right Roofing, the Valentinis knew it had been a tough year for so many, including local…read more

YWCA receives $50K donation

The Haliburton Highlander | Peterborough-based philanthropists, David and Patricia Morton of the Morton Foundation, have made a $50,000 donation to the YWCA Haliburton County. The YWCA made the announcement Nov. 5. In a press release, Patricia Morton said, “we are inspired by the courage of isolated and vulnerable women who are struggling to survive and…read more

David and Patricia Morton donate $50,000 to YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County

KawarthaNOW | Local philanthropists David and Patricia Morton have donated $50,000 in support of YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County Outreach Services. “We are inspired by the courage of isolated and vulnerable women who are struggling to survive and escape from abuse and violence, and to build a better life for themselves and their children,”…read more

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