Haliburton couple donates $10K to YWCA

Haliburton Highlander – February 9, 2017 by Lisa Gervais

A bathroom stall at the Haliburton School of Art and Design (HSAD) has contributed to a local woman and her husband donating $10,000 in matching funds to the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton.

Susan Hay explains that when she was doing a course at the college, she noticed a poster on the back of a washroom door. It had a phone number that women could call if they were experiencing domestic violence.

Image of Haliburton County donor Susan Hay chatting with Jen Cureton, YWCA Director of Philanthropy and Communications

“It really caused me to raise my eyebrows,” Hay said in an interview with The Highlander. “I thought there must be a lot of domestic violence in Haliburton County.” (Read more…)