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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. Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® 2019

Thank you to all that participated to make our 2018 event a huge success!
2019 Event is: April 27, 2019.
Visit the event page for complete information.

2. Women of the Year Awards 2019

Congratulations to the 2018 Women of the Year Winners. 2017 winners above: Front: Arlene Jillard, Gabrielle Hershey,
Sherry Kresky, Jayne Trachsel. Back: Patti Brine, Krista Denstedt, Christine Francis, Christy Bertrand.

2019 Event Date: TBA
Best Western Plus, The Arden Park Hotel
Visit the event page for complete information.


3. Christmas Season 2019

Children's Christmas Gift Donations
Donations of new toys, games and clothing for children and youth for Christmas are 
being accepted. For more information please contact: 
Contact: Sally Chaffe 519-271-5310 x 111

For all other Christmas Gift Donations call our House Managers at 519-271-5310 x 131. 

4. 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 Donna Jean to purchase at Optimism Place: 519-271-5310 x 123.



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


24 HOUR CRISIS LINE: 519-271-5550 or 1-800-265-8598 ; © Copyright 2016 Optimism Place Women's Shelter and Support Services. All Rights Reserved. Charitable Registration Number:130639396RR001