An organization that supports women and children fleeing abuse may open new transitional housing units as soon as November 1.
Maggie’s Resource Centre has been working to create two homes where women could live, within its Bancroft building.
That plan, in the works for more than a year now, got a boost Wednesday, when the 100+ Women Bancroft Region group voted to support the non-profit with a donation.
The value of that donation isn’t known yet, but Maggie’s new Executive Director Kim McMunn says, whatever it is, it will be welcome, because the project’s coming to fruition.
“We need to outfit those units and we need to buy supplies and groceries,” she said following the 100 Women meeting at The Village Playhouse. “This will go a long way to ensure we have those supplies at the ready.”
At the 100+ Women meeting, members also heard appeals from North Hastings Community Integration and the Art Gallery of Bancroft. Members also celebrated a donation of $6,200 made to Home Again, the charity of the choice at the previous meeting.