Current Programs


Please note that some programs are now running virtually, while others are postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact us for more information


Together with Seniors

Red Shawl - Together With Seniors

Project purpose: Seniors make their days count through an active and engaged lifestyle.

Target group: Stay-at-home seniors, newcomer senior women, seniors from entho-cultural groups

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e-Mentoring

Red Shawl - e-Mentoring

Project purpose: Opportunities for success for young women seeking entrepreneurial and career growth avenues.

Target group: Young women, newcomers, mature students, and women contemplating start-ups.

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Leadership Conference

Project purpose: Our annual leadership conference has a panel of keynote speakers to inspire the leadership within.

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Drive & Thrive

Red Shawl - This program is for New immigrant women in Canada who have limited resources to spare for driving lessons

Project purpose: provide up to twenty women per year who are in need/low-income with access to driving lessons.

Target group: newcomers, single mothers, low-income women or students.

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Clothing Drive Program

Red Shawl - Clothing drives are and an ongoing effort by Red Shawl and we collect clothes through out the year.

Project purpose: We collect, pack, ship, and donate ethnic Shalwar Kameez suits/saris/shawls etc. to the less fortunate in Pakistan.

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Why Women Need Help?


Population

Women and girls comprise just over half of Canada's population

Income

Women on average make lower income than men

Statistics

1 out of every 5 female employees earns less than $10 per hour

Work

Most poor women are working, but cannot earn enough to lift themselves out of poverty.

Skills

4 out of 10 Canadian adults are deemed to have low literacy skills.