On December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC Regional Women's Committees in Vancouver and Victoria sponsored memorial activities and collected donations for women's organisations in their communities. In Prince George, the RWC hosted an info booth. Here are some photos.
Update: Cheers to Virginina Vaillancourt for an addditional photo and report: Here are the donations which were presented to the Victoria Women's Transition House on Friday December 16th. With the donations received for our December 6th event, we were able to purchase just over $200.00 in Non Perishable Food Items and $400.00 in other items for which the Transition House was in need of. ie., socks, undergarments, pyjamas, toothpaste, toothbrushes, q-tips, gloves for a variety of ages from birth to teenagers to adult woman. Additionally, the following items were also donated prior to and at the event and were also provided to the Victoria Women's Transition House: journals, towels, facecloths, shampoo's, conditioners, body washes, bath puffs, socks, brushes/combs, a few small kitchen appliances, kids toys, toothbrushes