1 Billion Rising Events

Warm Zone’s 1 Billion Rising Event

Canada > Abbotsford > 33264 Old Yale Rd, Abbotsford BC V2S 2J5 > 2018-02-14 > 1:00 pm

About The Event

An outdoor BBQ allying with street engaged and marginalized women in the Fraser Valley. This event is open to community guests in the Fraser Valley and surrounding areas as part of the One Billion Rising Revolution - Solidarity Against Exploitation of Women.

About The Organization

Warm Zone - Sara for Women

Warm Zone is a drop-in facility for street-engaged women in Abbotsford and Mission. Offers bathroom and laundry facilities, lockers, some clothing and personal care items, and access to internet and phone service. A kitchen with drinks and snacks is also available, and a hot meal is served at 4 pm on Mondays. Women who live and work on the streets report bad dates and develop personal safety plans. Support workers and counsellors provide advocacy support for medical and legal services. Hours are 9 am to 10 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 4 pm Saturdays. Partially funded by the Province of BC.

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