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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Bywords Warms the Night IX

Our ninth annual fundraiser for the Cornerstone Women's Shelter Sunday, January 15, 2012
2:00 to 3:00 pm
Collected Works Bookstore & Coffee Bar,
1242 Wellington St. W
with music by
Andrea Simms-Karp
& poetry by
Jamie Bradley, Abby Paige & Luminita Suse
[cover photo by Lee Mousseau]

For every donation to the hat, we will give you a copy of the winter issue of the Bywords Quarterly Journal & our thanks.

Cornerstone provides emergency shelter and supportive housing for a diversity of women.

• $21 will feed one woman for a week
• $84 will feed her for a month
• $840 will feed 10 women for a month
• $100 will provide one month of addiction or mental health counseling services for a woman in recovery from the effects of trauma and abuse
• $200 will sponsor a woman in our iSisters computer training course
• $75 will provide a homeless woman with the support of our Housing Worker in her search for safe and affordable housing that she can sustain when she leaves the shelter.

Contact: Amanda Earl - amanda at bywords dot ca; Twitter: @bywordsdotca

2 comments:

Pearl said...

thanks for keeping this running, Amanda.

worthwhile music, poetry and cause. photos:
http://pagehalffull.com/pesbo/2012/01/15/bywords-warms-the-night-2/

Amanda said...

thanks for being there & thanks for the excellent post & photos!