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Get Ready for #GivingTuesday 2022!

Giving Tuesday -- which falls on Nov. 29, 2022 -- is a day for people across the country to get together and give back to their communities. Since its inception, the movement has raised billions of dollars for non-profit organizations across the spectrum. We encourage you to join us in the movement by ‘Giving a [...]

Winter Paint Night Fundraiser!

Looking for something fun to do this Holiday Season? How about an awesome Paint Night Out while supporting women and children in the community?! December 14 | 7 PM | at Trans-Canada Brewing Co. (1 - 1290 Kenaston Blvd) Cost: $40 * Includes supplies + one drink ticket (Food available for purchase prior to the [...]

Poinsettia Sale

Do you have friends and family who purchase poinsettias for the holidays? Or maybe you purchase them yourself! Purchase poinsettia plants, door swags, gift cards from @shelmerdinestyle – and a portion of each purchase will go back to Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre’s programs for women and children! When ordering, be sure to select Fort Garry Women’s [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This November, join us in recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month and learn what resources are available in your community to support those affected, including the free support and services we offer at Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre. Every year, from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10 (World [...]

Creating Postcards of Hope and Healing

Drop-In! Tuesdays November 8th 15th or 29th 9:30 am - 11:30 am | 1150-A Waverley St. Please join us during one of the following dates to take part in creating handmade postcard art. Either keep some for yourself or create a few to pass on to those using services at various Women’s Resource Centers. All art supplies provided. [...]

Life Writing & Your Creative Identity

November 9 | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | In-Person at 1150A Waverley St. Facilitated by Libby Jeffrey, Founder and Facilitator of MomAlong and AllAlong Writing Groups Welcome to your new writing style: Writing for Discovery. First, we will explore our life stories and find richness in ordinary moments. Once we are feeling inspired, we will [...]

Gut Health

November 16 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am | In-Person at 1150A Waverley St. Facilitated by Ashley Carruthers, BA, BN, MN, NP Take a journey along the gastrointestinal tract and see why it is so important to protect our guts. We will review basic anatomy of the GI tract and see how its inhabitants work with [...]

Coping with Triggers

November 18 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am | On Zoom Facilitated by Rachel Chabbert, Canadian Mental Health Association The experience of triggers is typically associated with past trauma. This session will describe the experience of triggers and inform the types of triggers and the therapies and techniques that can assist a person to be able [...]

Intimate Partner Violence

November 21 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | On Zoom Facilitated by Community Legal Education Association What is intimate partner violence? What are some warning signs of an abusive relationship? What protections are available under the law? Please join us for this one-hour webinar presented by the Community Legal Education Association to learn more. Pre-registration [...]

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