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2018 Gratitude Report

In Peterborough and Haliburton County, the YWCA is where a woman turns when she has questions about her relationship. Questions like, “Will anyone understand?“, “Am I safe?“, and thanks to the generous support of people like you, “What’s possible?“. Our 2018 Gratitude Report offers a snapshot of the complex questions women face when fleeing violence and …

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YWCA Crossroads Shelter’s 35th Anniversary

A Message from YWCA Executive Director, Lynn Zimmer, on February 14, 2018: “We’re incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved together these past 35 years and so grateful to our community partners who help us protect women and children and make it possible for them to overcome the barriers they encounter when seeking safety and well-being.  …

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