“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes… but in having new eyes.”

-Marcel Proust


We’d like to introduce you to the people who work every day to make a difference in the community; to hear the stories of those whose lives have been changed, and to see the impact of your gift to United Way Oakville.


The Seeing Is Believing Agency Tours provide an eye-opening experience for you and your friends, family or colleagues to see first hand how your donations are changing lives.


Join us Wednesday, August 27 to see the impact of your gift on our community.





10:00 am : SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services)

Address: 1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 227, South Oakville Centre

Telephone: 905-825-3622


SAVIS provides free, confidential and non-judgmental 24 hour support to all survivors of sexual violence. SAVIS advocates against violence in the community at large and promotes prevention through community education.


the women's centre

10:30 am: The Women’s Centre

Address: 1515 Rebecca Street, Suit 229, South Oakville Centre

Telephone: 905-847-5520


The Women’s Centre provides opportunities for women to learn, grow and recognize their own strengths and abilities and find solutions to their own life situations through individual coaching, supporting counselling, support groups, workshops and culturally based counselling. The Centre offers an array of services to meet the needs of women of all ages, races, religions and sexual orientations.




11:00 am: The Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children

Address: 82 Wilson Street, Oakville ON

Telephone: 905-337-2333


The Lighthouse provides peer support groups for grieving children, teens and their families. As families struggle to cope with the aftermath of death, each in their own way, the Lighthouse supports primarily the child and teen, which often feel powerless, angry and excluded following a close death.


For more information and to register for the Seeing Is Believing Agency Tours, contact Susan Kulkarni at (905) 845-5571 ext. 234, or Email Susan.



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