UPCOMING IN DECEMBER

Saturday December 3

Ten Thousand Villages Victoria

Shop for Fairly Traded Goods  on December 3 and 15% of the proceed will go to VWTH.

1976 Oak Bay Avenue 9:30-5:30

 

Glo Hair and Body

Haircuts by donation to VWTH

Call Lorraine 250-589-4745 to make an appointment

7120 West Saanich Road
Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1P8

 

Tuesday December 6

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The National Day of Remembrance is observed by Canadians each year on Dec. 6 to mark the anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, in which 14 women at a Montreal school were singled out for their gender and murdered. In Victoria there are two gatherings.

Candlelight Vigil


A candlelight vigil will be held on the grounds of the B.C. Legislature from  5 to 6 p.m . The event is open to everyone who wishes to attend.Organizers will be collecting donations of things such as socks, towels, toiletries, journals, children’s games and toys and small household appliances, which will be given to various women’s organizations in Greater Victoria. Everyone who attends is asked to bring at least one item for donation.

The Victoria vigil is sponsored by the Victoria Regional Women’s Committee of the Public Service Alliance of Canada B.C. For More info: uvaevictoria@shaw.ca

 

Inter-Faith Service

Service at 7:00 pm, all welcome

Service remembering 14 women murdered in Montreal and other women victims of Violence against women. Speakers will be City Councilors Chris Coleman & Charlayne Thornton-Joe.

First†Met United Church, 932 Balmoral Road, Victoria. For more info: 250-388-5188.

 Month of December Fundraiser

 

GOOD KARMA BREATHES for TRANSITION HOUSE a fundraiser in December which yoga clothing will be donated to VWTH. As a way of giving back this Christmas Breathe Athletic (1031 Fort Street) has teamed up with Vancouver based KARMA Wear to help the ladies of Transition House. Any purchases of clothing made from the store in December, while stocks last , they will match with a similar piece of Karma wear and donate to Transition House. These items will be collected just before Christmas & donated to meet the needs of women either as gifts or clothing, however needed at that time.
The Bikram yoga studios at all four locations are also participating by donating proceeds of their December ‘Karma’ classes to Transition House, try some hot yoga & give back!

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