Women's March - Windsor Bus

$4,320 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 90 people in 27 months
Although we have met our target, your contributions are still most welcome.

Every dollar raised above our target now goes to the  Welcome Centre Shelter for Women Pink Door Campaign  in honour of #wmwWindsor!  

Show your support and with a $30 contribution get your #wmwCanada toque!  [UPDATE on Jan 18th:   we have SOLD OUT of toques . We will keep this site up until after the march with every dollar now going to the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women - thank you for continuing to support.]

Heartfelt thanks to each and everyone who has contributed financially and who supports us in spirit. 

About the campaign:  On Jan. 21, 2017 (the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump), a demonstration will  take place near the Capitol called the Women's March on Washington.

The "Windsor bus" includes  56 participants  from across the Southwest Ontario region. It was the first bus to be organized out of Canada (there are ten buses now booked in total) to join the  more than 200,000 people who are preparing to march in solidarity  and in support of the continued struggle for women's  equity  and equality: we will not  allow our rights to roll back.  Women’s rights are human rights.

The funds raised from this  campaign support the Windsor bus contingent by helping sponsor 4 spots, offsetting costs of  supplies for the  participants  (including the  #wmwCanada toque that will identify the Canadian contingent) and the  "Windsor & Southwest Ontario" #wmwCanada banner.  Update: five spots on the bus have been sponsored!

Your support in any  amount, no matter how small, is greatly appreciated!  All remaining proceeds will be contributed to the Welcome Centre  Shelter for Women in Windsor  - and it symbolizes your support of this endeavour.

More Information:

Windsor Bus Delegation Facebook Page

"Why must Windsorites join Women's March on Washington? Just read some of the online comments." ~ Doug Schmidt:  Windsor Star Article about #wmwWindsor

Canadian Women to Join Washington March (The Canadian Press)

National Canadian Organization for WMW 

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We received the shipment of hats and those who have contributed will receive yours by January 20th!

Please note that we have "sold out" of the hats!

However, we will keep this GoFundMe campaign going until after the march so that people can still contribute in support of us with all proceeds now going to the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women - at time of this update, we have raised over $1,000 - thank you!!
Wear proudly on Jan 21 in support of WMW
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Heartfelt appreciation to each and every person who has donated - and will continue to donate - in support of the Windsor delegation of the Women's March on Washington!

We are immensely grateful for your words of support as well as your financial support. We are pleased to inform you that your contributions have helped sponsor FIVE women to participate in the march.

But please don't stop giving! Every dollar raised now goes directly to the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women Pink Door Campaign in honour of WMW!! More about the Welcome Centre and their need for a new building: http://www.welcomecentreshelter.com/pink-door.php

Thank you again and please share this wonderful news.

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$4,320 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 90 people in 27 months
Created January 1, 2017
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James Lapeer
26 months ago

Congratulations Pat and everyone on the bus… I wish I could join you… wishing you a safe journey

Sally Blyth
26 months ago

Sorry not to be there but supporting my daughter and granddaughter who will be marching in Washington in their pussy hats on Saturday!

Kim Manning
26 months ago

Stand strong ladies.

Sarah Jarvis
26 months ago

"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world." Virginia Woolf Safe travels!

Irene Moore Davis
26 months ago

You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I'll rise. - Maya Angelou

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