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Who is a SHEro?

SHEros are leaders in our community. They raise us up, inspire us, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with them.

North York Women’s Shelter is brimming with SHEros. Every woman who has walked through the doors of NYWS exemplifies courage. By coming here, she has taken the first step to end violence against herself and her children. 

Join us in celebrating #SHEros this Mother’s Day by taking part in our #unsungSHEro campaign. Support the #unsungSHEros who have fought for their own safety and the safety of their children.

This Mother’s Day, we hope we can count on you to donate in support of the critical programs and services at NYWS. Help us support women on their journey of healing. Many of our SHEros have lost everything in their courageous decision to move into shelter. Your support now enables us to support them in their journey to living lives free of violence and abuse.

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Who are the SHEros in your life?

A mother, grandmother, friend, niece, neighbour, roommate, aunt, boss? – #SHEros take many forms.

Let’s build a community of appreciation!

Join us on social media throughout the month of May by posting about your #unsungSHEro on platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. You can see all of the #unsungSHEro pictures on our Social Media Feed

  • Post a picture with/of your #unsungSHEro via our twibbon campaign where you will find our campaign skin/logo.
  • Host an event to celebrate the #SHEro in your life and help raise money for NYWS. Download the Fundraising Tool Kit

Don’t forget to use the hashtags #unsungSHEro and #SHEro across all social media platforms.

Here is to all the amazing #unsungSHEros in our lives!http://ow.ly/GWCa30brp2Hhttp://ow.ly/GWCa30brp2H

North York Women's Shelter

Crisis Hotline: 416.635.9630
Shelter Number : 416.635.9427
General Inquiries: 416.638.7335

20 De Boers Drive, Suite 333
North York, ON
M3J 0H1

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