Posts Tagged ‘women’s services’

As all of you know, Christmas is only a little over a month away. Thoughts this time of year turn to gifting friends and loved ones with special presents to show we care, and many of us make extra donations to the Food Bank or other charities in order to give back to our community.

This year our community needs an extra showing of generosity. Due to two recent fires in a downtown women-only rooming house and a women’s shelter, resources for women in crisis in Ottawa are stretched far too thin.

There are a number of organizations accepting donations of money, food and clothing — many thanks to Ian Capstick for assembling and circulating the following list:

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