THANK YOU for helping us to raise a whopping $28,000! LCIH set a new record for the most funds raised in a single year for the Perth Polar Bear Plunge. We couldn’t have done it without the 84 plungers that came out that morning, the fundraisers, volunteers, sponsors and donors.
Thank you Perth and to Lanark County at large for making this event a great success! See photos from the event here
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Special congratulations to our Executive Director, Erin Lee, on her Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Social Activism Award. On behalf of all staff, volunteers and clients, we are honoured to do this work with you Erin and we thank you for your continued efforts to create safe communities and end violence against women. Read more hereContinue Reading →
James and Luke have been wonderful long-time supporters of LCIH and this year’s Fiesta Chilli night was another hit! Not only did they donate all proceeds to us, they also donated TONS of chilli for the women and kids living in the shelter. We can’t wait to do this again next year! But we don’t have to wait till next year for their tasty treats, you can always check out their yummy menu hereContinue Reading →
Please join us as we honour the victims. This vigil is open for everyone, please spread the word. Communities coming together in grief and to heal are stronger communities.Continue Reading →
On Saturday, June 11, at the Lanark County Pride Parade, our community came together in solidarity, celebration and peace. We wish this had been the case everywhere. We at LCIH were proud to be included in our local events and will continue to work with our communities to create safety, respect and dignity for everyone, everywhere.
We are saddened and outraged by this shocking act of hate against humanity. Saturday in small town rural Lanark County, we proudly celebrated the richness and diversity of “being” in our community. Sunday we awakened to the horror of mass murder targeted at the LGBTQ2 community. Hate is a powerful tool but uniting in solidarity is greater. LCIH stands United in solidarity with all LGBTQ2 communities and will continue to challenge the barriers to Equality for All. LCIH will support efforts to host ...Continue Reading →
We want to extend a deep thank you to The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group and their incredible C.A.R.E. Program (Create A Ripple Effect) which has granted us $17,000 to do critical public education and prevention work here in Lanark County to help end violence against women. This work has the power to change lives and we could not do it without the support of Commonwell. Learn more about their wonderful organization hereContinue Reading →