Month: June 2021

YWCA’s Virtual Challenge raises over $28,000 for shelter and support services for women experiencing gender-based violence

PTBOCANADA | The YWCA has raised $28,641 for their shelter and support services from their second annual Virtual Challenge that started from May 3 – 31 announced Thursday. The online fundraiser was an initiative in support of local YWCA resources for women experiencing gender-based violence. “The Virtual Challenge provides a unique opportunity to use whatever…read more

Need for services at local YWCA increases

Mike Baker, Minden Times | The YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County has a rather unique goal – to put itself out of business.However, according to Darlene Smith-Harrison, transition support and women’s centre manager, the organization is further away from that objective than it has, perhaps, ever been. Since 1986, the YWCA has served as…read more