Your update to the latest news from NSVS – NOVEMBER 2017
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Help Us Support Victims of Human Trafficking

In 2015, North Simcoe Victim Services partnered with local police services to participate in Operation Northern Spotlight, a national program that works to identify individuals believed to be at high risk of being trafficked. NSVS supports these victims by providing caring and practical assistance followed by helping victims access education, housing or counselling services. To help provide immediate care, a Human Trafficking Victim Support Kit has been developed, which contains a variety of essential items, such as clothing and toiletries, shown above by Sue, NSVS Client Services Coordinator.
In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violene Against Women on November 25; and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on December 6; NSVS has launched a fundraising campaign to support the purchase of these Kits.  While NSVS is funded through the Ministry of the Attorney General, the organization relies on fundraising and community donations to support the resources that contribute to providing the valuable and practical assistance that clients need. To learn more visit the NSVS website.
Join the thousands of Canadians who are pledging to volunteer, donate, fundraise, or spread the word about their favourite charity this #GivingTuesday, November 28. Simply describe how you give back and you could win $5,000 for North Simcoe Victim Services (or the charity of your choice). It's easy to enter here.
In the Community
NSVS Executive Director receives Canadian Senate Medal
Frances Yarbrough, NSVS Executive Director (shown above, seated far left), was one of 12 local recipients honoured with a Canadian Senate 150th Anniversary Medal. The Medals were presented by Senator Gwen Boniface on Thursday, November 9 at the Orillia Museum of Art and History.  Congratulations Frances! Read more about the Medal and ceremony here.
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Upcoming Events

November 25International Day for the Elimination of
Violence Against Women

November 28Giving Tuesday

December 6National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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