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YWCA Crossroads Shelter Receives $15,000 Grant From Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

PTBO Canada – January 9, 2017 On Saturday, January 7th during the Peterborough Pete’s game—dedicated to mental health awareness—Bell Let’s Talk presented YWCA Peterborough Haliburton with a $15,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund. The grant will support the “Saying Yes: Better Serving Abused Women with Mental Health Issues” program at YWCA Crossroads…read more

YWCA Fighting Haliburton Shelter Closure

Highlander News – December 21, 2016 – by Lisa Gervais A delegation from YWCA Peterborough Haliburton was snowed out from making a presentation to Minden Hills council last week, but their report said it all. Director of philanthropy and communications, Jennifer Cureton, writes that the only shelter for women and their families in the county was…read more

Freeze mob launches Wrapped In Courage campaign in Peterborough

Peterborough This Week – October 18, 2016 – by Lance Anderson The YWCA and United Way launched their Wrapped In Courage campaign with a flash freeze mob in the food court at Lansdowne Place Mall on Tuesday morning (Oct 17). The Peterborough-based organizations are joining with women’s shelters from across Ontario to participate in the…read more

YWCA, Trent Valley Honda celebrate Walk A Mile event

Peterborough Examiner – October 25, 2016 – by Clifford Skarstedt President Tom Mortlock and his son Craig hoist the trophy after receiving the trophy for highest pledges raised by the team of Mortlock Construction collecting $10,885 next to individual Jim Spence who raised $9,732 accepting the trophy for highest pledges raised by an individual during…read more

YWCA is looking for financial help to continue

Haliburton Echo –  October 25, 2016 – by Darren Lum After 30 years serving Haliburton County, the YWCA based in Minden is asking for financial help and feedback to continue with its work supporting abused women and their children. (Read more…)