Helping Us to Help Others

CFUW St. Catharines has provided a number of scholarships and charitable donations for many years to reflect our Club’s Mission

communityinvolvement❖ the promotion of education
❖ the improvement of the status of women and human rights

The purpose and objectives of CFUW St.Catharines Charitable Fund is to provide

❖ scholarships, awards and bursaries for post secondary education to deserving students
❖ donations to other charitable organizations

Funds to support our Club’s Charitable Donations Program are raised through our annual House and Garden Tour and through generous gifts from our benefactors.

Our donations for the 2022-23 year include:

Niagara Nutrition Partners
a Region-wide initiative providing co-ordinated nutrition programs in elementary and secondary schools, as well as community based programs.

United Way – Hygiene Kits
provides Hygiene Kits for people who may be experiencing homelessness, living in shelters, living in poverty or in precarious situations. United Way has provided more than 8,400 hygiene kits to individuals since 2017.

YWCA Crisis Housing
provides inclusive programs, services and support for women and their children who are at critical turning points in their lives including emergency and supported transitional housing in St Catharines, girl-centered programming for youth and children throughout the region, and an employment service tailored for unemployed or underemployed women

Gillian’s Place
dedicated to the creation of safety, shelter and support of abused women and their children and to community understanding of the issues of violence against women

Westview Centre 4 Women
is a weekly drop-in providing women of all walks of life with a safe, welcoming, and dignified environment where we are accepted and encouraged.

Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre
a non-profit organization that responds to the needs of survivors of sexual violence and through public education increases understanding and awareness of sexual assault related issues.

Our members devote their time, talent, and money to help the Club invest in the futures of those most in need of support. Please explore the links above and discover more about our commitment to St Catharines and the Niagara Region.

If you would like to help support CFUW St Catharines in its charitable work, please contact us, or donate to our Charitable Fund (Reg.# 88908 8365 RR0001) using any of the DONATE buttons.