Jon Maxwell, president of the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Association of Realtors, presents a cheque for $23,318.74 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton in support of the YWCA Crossroads Shelter

Local realtors donate more than $23,000 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

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Members of the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Association of Realtors (PKAR) have donated $23,318.74 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton.

Every year, PKAR members select a registered charity to support with a focus on initiatives that directly benefit shelter-based needs in our community.

Through programs and services including the YWCA Crossroads Shelter, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton helps women to safely escape dangerous situations involving violence and provides the necessary support to rebuild their lives.

“It is integral for us to get behind this meaningful organization and contribute towards helping provide support for women who experience violence and abuse,” says PKAR president Jon Maxwell in a media release. “As a result of the generosity of our members over the years, PKAR is proud to have donated over $100,000 to local charities like the YWCA.” (Read more…)