Meghan Moloney

Nish Tees Red Shirt

Peterborough business Nish Tees donating proceeds from T-shirts for MMIWG2S+ National Day of Awareness

May 5 is the MMIWG2S+ National Day of Awareness (also know as Red Dress Day), which honours the thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2 spirit, and gender-diverse people in Canada by encouraging learning and building awareness to end violence against Indigenous women, girls, 2 spirit, and gender-diverse people. For the second year, …

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100 Women Peterborough

100 Women Peterborough select YWCA to receive $10,000+ in first meeting of the year

On April 8, the 100 Women Peterborough group held their first meeting of the year and heard pitches from 3 local charities – Kawartha Montessori Bursary Program, Rotary Environmental, and YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. Tina Thornton, our Director of Philanthropy, had the opportunity to present to members and share about the impact of our work in …

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Peterborough Domestic Abuse Network

YWCA joins partner organizations in solidarity to support Bill 173, the Intimate Partner Violence Epidemic Act, 2024

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton has co-signed a letter to Dave Smith, MPP for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Peterborough Domestic Abuse Network (PDAN) and its 30+ member organizations, expressing enthusiastic support of Bill 173, the Intimate Partner Violence Epidemic Act, 2024, sponsored by four Ontario NDP MPPs. The letter urged MPP Smith to support the Bill …

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Walk A Mile In Their Shoes

YWCA Announces Return of Long-Time Fundraising Event for 2024: Walk A Mile In Their Shoes

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton proudly shares that one of our most popular community events is coming back to town. Walk A Mile In Their Shoes returns to Peterborough on Friday, May 24 to raise funds for YWCA programs and services helping women and children recover from gender-based violence. Dig out your red shoes, grab your friends, …

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Spring 2024 Newsletter

Our Spring 2024 Newsletter

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is proud to share our 2024 Spring Newsletter. Click here to read a digital copy, or sign up for our e-newsletter to have it delivered right to your inbox twice a year!

Empty Bowls Video Slideshow

Watch our Empty Bowls video slideshow

We are so grateful to our community for supporting the 2024 Empty Bowls fundraiser. Thanks to everyone who showed up, donated, sponsored, and volunteered, the 20th annual Empty Bowls event raised just under $20,000 in support of our Nourish Food Program. That means Empty Bowls has now raised over $210,000 over its 20-year history with …

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Hazel Education Bursary

YWCA Announces the Hazel Education Bursary Call for Applications Opens on International Women’s Day

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Education Awards Committee welcomes applications for the 2024 Hazel Education Bursary. Applications are due Thursday April 18, 2024. The YWCA Hazel Education Bursary is intended to help women who have experienced gender-based violence reach their goals through education or training. YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Board of Directors, through the Education Awards Committee, and …

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Empty Bowls 2024

20th Annual YWCA Empty Bowls Raises Just Under $20,000 To Help Fight Hunger and Food Insecurity in Peterborough

Thanks to the support and generosity of our community, the 20th annual YWCA Empty Bowls event raised just under $20,000 in support of our Nourish Food Program. With the funds raised this year, supporters of Empty Bowls have now helped raise over $210,000 for the YWCA over the event’s 20-year history. Close to 200 guests …

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Mark Sokolski and Kim Dolan

Sokolski Real Estate Group Donates Over $40,000 to YWCA: Funds Raised from Trek to Volcanic Peak in Ecuador

Peterborough real estate agent Mark Sokolski and his team at The Sokolski Real Estate Group have made an incredible donation of $41,952 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. Mr. Sokolski raised funds for the YWCA by participating in the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation’s Ecuador Challenge for Shelter. In November, Mr. Sokolski joined more than 100 other Canadian …

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2024 Board Recruitment

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 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 …

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