Month: February 2021

Giving the Gift of Safety for 22 Years

The Highlander | Lisa Gervais | Cleaning out her files during her last week with the YWCA Peterborough-Haliburton, Paula Pepping is coming across cards from some of the “many, many, many” clients she has worked with during a 22-yearcareer.” I have had some lovely cards from women saying how grateful they are for our support…read more

YWCA Seeks Board Directors and other volunteers: dynamic women who want to make a difference in the lives of women and children

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is seeking volunteers to join the organization’s Board of Directors and board committees. “We are looking for volunteers who are passionate about women’s issues and have the desire to be involved with an organization that provides life-saving programs, tools and resources that help women and children thrive. The YWCA plays a vital role in our community and its sustainability depends…read more

COVID-safe YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser returns in March

KawarthaNOW | This year’s event includes a handcrafted bowl and a coupon card with discounts from 18 participating restaurants The annual YWCA Empty Bowls fundraising event is returning for its 17th year in March, but with some adjustments to accommodate the pandemic. In previous years, the fundraiser took place on a single day, when crowds…read more