Pioneering Advocate for Male Survivors Headlines Special Dinner Fundraiser November 10, 2017

We’re fundraising to build the first Family Shelter for Abused Men and Children in Toronto

Here’s a great opportunity to be a part of this historic moment, while enjoying a dinner with friends. We are honoured to have Dr.  Don Wright join us on Friday, November 10th at 7:30 PM for a special fundraiser at the beautiful Leslie Jones restaurant at 1182 Queen St. E., Toronto.

Dr. Wright is Founder of the BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse. He is a pioneering advocate for male survivors of violence and trauma. Proceeds from this fundraising event will be split evenly between our two agencies. This is your chance to support Centres in Vancouver and Toronto that are lifelines for men and families.

We are offering tickets to this special event for individuals who donate at least $200. Join us for a delicious dinner, included with your donation, along with presentations, conversation – and a charity receipt! 
Click here to donate now

 

Don Wright is also a keynote speakers at Healing Journeys 2017, our annual conference dedicated to male survivors of all forms of trauma. On November 10th, he’ll join Gary Sangha of York Region Police, Don Ense of Native Child and Family, and many others. Click here for full details and to register now.

About Don Wright

Don Wright is the Founder of the BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Within the last couple years their contract has been expanded to include men who are victims of domestic violence. Don is former Executive Director and is now Education Coordinator. He has provided consultation to similar organizations in Great Britain, New Zealand and Australia. He has also provided consultation to the Provincial and Federal governments on victim issues. In 2001, the B. C. Human Rigths commission awarded Don the B.C. Human Right Medal of Honour for his pioneering work in this field. In October 2017 Don will receive the Award of Distinction for his life time achievement in his field.

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