Barry Craft, President, Kinsmen Club of Peterborough & Kim Dolan, Executive Director, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Peterborough Kinsmen Raise $20,000 for YWCA Crossroads Emergency Shelter for Gender-Based Violence

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The Kinsmen Club of Peterborough donated $20,000 in support of Safe Nights at YWCA Crossroads Shelter this month announced on Thursday.

The emergency shelter is for women and children experiencing gender-based violence.

“The Kinsmen Club of Peterborough is very fortunate to be in a position to provide financial assistance to the YWCA Crossroads Safe Nights program,” said Barry Craft, Kinsmen Club of Peterborough president, “This donation is a result of the tremendous community support we have experienced with the Kinsmen Super TV Bingo recently.”

YWCA Crossroads Shelter has remained open throughout the pandemic.

The need for violence against women services has risen by approximately 30 per cent since the onset of the COVID-19 according to the YWCA. (Read more…)