‘100 Women Who Care Grey-Bruce’ care about the Women’s House

Incredible things happen when Women support each other

… and that’s what happened one snowy day just before the Christmas holidays when a large group of women got together and voted to pool their funds to support the work that Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey does to support women and their children who have experienced domestic abuse in Bruce and Grey counties.

     (L-R) Debbie Pegelo, Joyce Primeau, Laura Winter, Lynda Legge and Michelle Lamont

 

100 Women Who Care Grey Bruce is a group of women who have provided an opportunity for like-minded, caring women who are committed to supporting the community by making a meaningful difference to important causes in the area through monetary donations.

The group is a chapter of an international 100 Women Who Care collective, where members agree to donate $100 each at four meetings a year so, with 100 members, it would translate to a $10,000 donation at every meeting or $40,000 a year. Women can also join as a group of up to four. So rather than one member attending and donating $100 four times a year, a group of two, three or four women can join as a unit and share in the commitment. They are still welcoming new members.  For more information, contact Lynda Legge at 519.374.9254 or lyndalegge@gmail.com.

They embody the saying, “Individually we are one drop, together, we are an ocean”.

“This group of empowered, giving women make it their mission to collectively empower other women and causes that make a difference in our community, and Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey is so thankful that they chose to support the women and children that knock on our doors every day,” says Michelle Lamont, Community & Fund Development Coordinator for the Women’s House.

About Women’s House

Serving Bruce & Grey (WHSBG) WHSBG provides free and confidential services, within a supportive environment, to women 16 years of age and older, and their children, who have or are experiencing abuse, sexual violence or homelessness. Women’s House operates a 24/7 shelter in Kincardine, Ontario to provide a safe, supportive and secure environment for women and children fleeing domestic violence. Women’s House also provides sexual assault services in Bruce and Grey, a child witness program, transition services, education services, a volunteer program, community counselling and second-stage housing in Kincardine, Saugeen Shores and Wiarton. WHSBG is a registered not-for-profit charity governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and staffed by trained professionals.