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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 …

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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. 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. View as pdf

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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,” …

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YWCA's Ria Nicholson accepting a cheque for $10,000 from representatives of RBC Foundation

RBC Foundation donates to Peterborough YWCA programs

Peterborough Examiner | The RBC Foundation has donated $10,000 to the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Crossroads Shelter and Nourish Food programs. Nourish works with local agencies to get nutritious food to those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19. This includes home deliveries of food boxes to more than 225 families a week. Other people in the …

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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 …

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

Learn about what the pandemic has meant for YWCA programs and front-line teams, what’s top of mind during early stages of re-opening, how the Nourish team is responding to the needs of our community, and how you can help create change for local women and children through the YWCA Virtual Challenge. View Summer 2020 Newsletter …

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YWCA Update – Spring 2020

Shelter, safety planning, referrals and ongoing support are more important now than ever. Staying home is causing increased risk of harm to women and children who are now trapped with abusers, with fewer opportunities to get help. Here and around the world, women who have been able to reach safety or call for help report …

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