2017 PERTH POLAR BEAR PLUNGE

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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Erin Lee, our Executive Director, wins prestigous ETFO Social Activism Award

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 here

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Special thank you to Two Guys For Lunch!

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 here

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Commonwell Mutual Insurance Awards $17,000 Grant to LCIH

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 here

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“Across the world, the most dangerous place for a woman to be is in her own home.”

from “peace is…women imagine a peaceful world” by Jennier deGroot

We can do better! Join us in our mission to end violence against women. You can support the important work we do to end violence here in our own community by volunteering, donating, hosting a fundraiser, and sharing the important information about violence and how to support survivors with compassion (found on this website). email us at info@lcih.com for more info.

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LCIH reaches out to local MPP Randy Hillier, the Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Legislature.

April 6, 2016

What needs to happen to create a safer community?  What needs to happen to create a sense of meaningful justice and validation of women’s lived experience at the hands of their abusers?  What needs to happen to build the capacity of each member of the community at large to say NO to acts of violence?  What needs to happen to compel those with power and responsibility to act in a manner that protects the rights of victims?

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Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group Donates $5,000!

We would like to send a huge THANK YOU! to Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group for its generous donation of $5,000 to help cover some much needed repairs at the shelter!

Commonwell is the new company that was formed when Lanark Mutual Insurance Company merged with Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company and Glengarry Mutual Insurance Company. The group is interested in investing locally and Lanark County Interval House is incredibly grateful for this support!

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Open studio Tour for LCIH

Open studio will benefit Lanark County Interval House next weekend

Carleton Place Almonte Canadian Gazette

Local artisan John Schweighardt ...

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