Women’s Resource Centre Receives $15,000

December 15, 2016

The Women’s Resource Centre [WRC] serves “an important role in the Island’s community – it’s a safe refuge, leading resource and prominent and supportive voice for women in Bermuda,” the Government said, adding that “for these and other reasons, the WRC was chosen as the latest recipient of a Ca‎sh Back for Communities donation totalling $15,000.”

Earlier today, the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, made the presentation to Denae Burchall, the WRC’s Fund Development and Programme Assistant.

Minister Baron and Denae Burchall

Minister Baron - Women's Resource Centre

Minister Baron said, “The Ministry of National Security wholeheartedly supports the efforts of the Women’s Resource Centre and the important work that they do. They have proven to be a powerful advocacy organisation in Bermuda.

“And we commend their commitment and dedication to the empowerment and advancement of women and girls in Bermuda through their counseling and awareness services.

“As this is the season of giving and supporting our charities, we are pleased to be able to give back to an organization that gives so much to others in our community.”

Minister Baron - WRC

Minister Baron added, “Government will continue supporting communities, sports clubs and helping agencies through Cash Back for Communities, a programme made possible through the Proceeds of Crime Amendment Act.”

To date, more than $600,000 has been distributed in support of community organizations and programmes through this helpful initiative, the Ministry said.

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