SHOPPING FOR A CAUSE
We have seen a world wide INCREASE of family VIOLENCE. As we are all spending more time indoors, take this opportunity to brighten up your home with an original painting from Canadian artists. ALL proceeds raised will benefit services offered to victims of abuse.
Ex resident of the Shield's emergency shelter, and very talented artist, who now supports the Shield's mission through her artwork.
I want to help victims of conjugal violence because I went through a very hard time, but thanks to The Shield, I now have a very happy life.”.
Survivor of violence and participant in Shield's workshops
As an immigrant woman, it seemed others were always making decisions for me. The Shield workers showed me how to use public transport, open my own bank account, take a computer course and buy groceries - all for the first time!
Jennifer Campbell; Montreal Gazette Social Notes
As the spokesperson for this year’s event, I was so proud to take part in the extraordinary work they do. To witness the day-to-day productivity of the committed team was to garner insight into the transformative role they play in so many lives.
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ARE YOU A SPORTS FAN? You're in luck! Take a look at our sports memorabilia. The Shield is very proud to collaborate with the many sports teams of Montreal who are taking a stand against family violence.
Montreal is a city that encourages multiculturalism, the arts and gender equality. We would like to thank the City of Montreal for their collaboration, ongoing support and taking a stand against gender based violence during these 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE.