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Upcoming Events

Our fundraising helps us support women and their children in our community who need help.  

Get involved! Below is a list of the ways we fundraise and how you can help these women:  

1. Women of the Year Awards 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Women of the Year Winners. Front: Arlene Jillard, Gabrielle Hershey,
Sherry Kresky, Jayne Trachsel. Back: Patti Brine, Krista Denstedt, Christine Francis, Christy Bertrand.

Friday, October 27, 2017; 7 – 10 pm
Best Western Plus, The Arden Park Hotel
Guest Speaker: Maureen McTeer, change agent, bestselling author, women’s health advocate
Now accepting Nominations.
Visit the event page for complete information.

2. Christmas Season 2017

Children's Christmas Gift Donations
Contact: Sally Clarke 519-271-5310 x 11

For all other Christmas Gift Donations
Call Susan and/or Julie 519-271-5310 x 31. 

Visit this page regularly for updates on our upcoming events and news; also,
don't forget to explore the Get Involved menu above.

3. Hillary Rodham Clinton (HRC) Purple T-Shirts

Support Optimism Place by purchasing a 'Nasty Woman' t-shirt available at Optimism Place.
Limited Sizes available.
$15.00 each. Sizes - women's small to 2 XL. Women's cut t-shirt.
Contact Deb to purchase at Optimism Place: 519-271-5310 x23.

4. Walk A Mile In Her Shoes®

Thank you to all that participated and supported the 2017 Walk.

2018 Walk: Saturday, April 21, 2018. More details coming soon.
Walk starts at 1pm at the Festival Market Place Shopping Centre, Stratford, Ontario.
Visit the event page for complete information.


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