Fundraising/Outreach

Annual Book Sale

The UWCNY Annual Book Sale to benefit the UWCNY Scholarship Fund is held at our March General Meeting. We accept recent (less than 5 or 6 years old), gently used books.

 

 

CFUW Charitable Trust December 6 Fund
pink rose on ground
A lunch is held every year in memory of the 14 young women murdered in 1989 at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal; funds are donated to the CFUW award created in their memory. cfuwcharitabletrust.ca

 

North York Harvest Food Bank
Woman handing cheque to man

Thank you to all who donated to this food bank at the January General Meeting. Our Treasurer delivered a cheque for $1,228.25. This is by far the largest amount we have given to the Food Bank. northyorkharvest.com

 


North York Women’s Shelter

Every year we collect money for the North York Women’s Shelter. Donations have gone to the building of a new shelter.
 nyws.ca

 

 

Shoebox Project
Man and woman, wrapped giftsThis year we delivered 85 gift-filled shoeboxes to the Pregnancy Care Centre to be given to women who are facing unplanned pregnancies, seeking confidential information and caring support.
http://www.shoeboxproject.com/toronto.html

 


Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Award for Walk a Mile fundraiser.
This annual walk in downtown Toronto raises funds  to prevent violence against women. Our standing as the second highest team in terms of fundraising in 2019 was recognized with an award! White Ribbon Toronto
Join our Team/Donate to our Team

 

Wrapped in Courage
Four women standing wearing purple scarves

This campaign aims to end all forms of violence against women through public awareness, training, advocacy,
 education and research. Wear a purple scarf to show your support for abused women.
Wrapped in Courage