Haliburton County Wish List

$125 Holiday Sponsorships

a seasonal gift for a woman staying at HERS (Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace)

  • includes groceries for holiday meals + a personalized gift (tax receipt available)

$75 Transportation Sponsorship

help make it safer for women to travel in rural areas

  • Whether you’re filling a woman’s gas tank or ensuring that a member of our team can accompany her to Family Court (located in Lindsay), you’re helping to make safe, reliable transportation possible for women when they need it most.

$25 Lending Library Sponsorship

replenish the YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County’s Lending Library

  • The book, ‘Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men’ by Lundy Bancroft has been a valuable resource in helping women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued. Help us replenish our lending library by purchasing copies (available on Amazon) or making a donation.

Supplies for women and children (new items only please)

practical gifts and ‘Gifts of Experiences’ for women and children seeking support from the YWCA

  • Gift Cards in denominations of $25: President’s Choice, Canadian Tire, Pioneer Gas, Walmart, V&S (Haliburton and Minden) or local drug stores are preferred.
  • Gifts of Experiences: gift certificates for Chapters, Tim Hortons, Subway, Molly’s Bistro or other local restaurants.
  • Ideas for Women: sheet sets (all sizes), winter coats, underwear, socks, bras, slippers, bath robes, pajamas, note books, purse-size agendas, games and educational toys, towels, face cloths, tea towels, dish cloths, laundry baskets, cleaning supplies, hair brushes, Sudoku or word search books.

* Please note: Items must be new and delivered to the YWCA at 11 Bobcaygeon Road, Minden by Thursday, December 12th.

As always, your generosity means the world to the women and children we serve. It’s caring folks like you who truly make this time of year magical. Thank you!

In the event that we are fortunate enough to receive more supplies than needed, we will happily share the love among other local service agencies.