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Wrapped In Courage

Shelters for abused women across Ontario are calling on all Ontarians to show abused women and their children that they are not alone by purchasing and wearing a purple scarf during November’s Woman Abuse Awareness Month for the Wrapped in Courage Campaign.

By purchasing a scarf you will not only be providing financial support to Cornerstone but showing women and children in our community that you stand with them and that you support them. It’s a symbol of courage and a symbol of strength.

Over the course of one year Cornerstone provides more than 6,000 nights of shelter for women, children, and youth impacted by domestic violence. The number of women and children needing shelter is growing every year and Cornerstone relies on the support of the community to keep providing the programs and services to these individuals in our community.


Show your support by…


Cornerstone has launched an online Courage campaign. We are asking participants to share a story about when they have felt courageous, or when they have admired courage in others; whether it was trying something new, standing up for what is right, or presenting in front of a crowd, no act of courage is too small. Join the conversation by sharing your story on Facebook using the hashtag #CornerstoneCourage


Cornerstone is calling on all people in Northumberland County to wear a purple scarf on November 25—the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women. Please join us in sending out a message of support for abused women and their children. Two style of scarfs are available ranging in price from $15.00-$20.00. Ties are also available for $20.00. Purchase your purple at both Cobourg and Port Hope We Fix U locations, or at Cornerstone. 

Products available this year include: 

2018 Patterned Square Scarf

2017 Patterned Square Scarf

Original Plain Purple Pashmina

Purple Tie

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