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iSisters Announces $10,000 Donation from New Donor Grey Birch Foundation

iSisters gratefully announces a donation of $10,000 from our newest donor, Grey Birch Foundation. This gift will contribute to the new iSisters Partner Expansion Program (PEP).  Our goal for the PEP is to formalize and expand our partnerships and collaborations with other agencies serving women in need. Grey Birch Foundation is a private foundation established […]

Women of Windmill Event Raises $3,500!

iSisters is sincerely grateful to the Women of Windmill for raising $3,500 in support of our Hardware Renewal Sponsorship Program. These funds will help iSisters purchase 7 new laptops for use at our various partner centres. Thank you Women of Windmill!

Women of Windmill Celebrate iSisters

As a newly registered non-for-profit organization, Women of Windmill will celebrate social sustainability within our community by hosting an event in support of iSisters on Thursday November 5th. The proceeds from Women of Windmill’s first event will go to iSisters to help women in need prepare themselves for the workplace through technology training and mentoring. The evening will feature tours of […]

iSisters 2015 AGM – Tuesday October 6th

Please join us at the Bethany Hope Centre on Tuesday October 6th at 7:00PM for the iSisters 2015 Annual General Meeting. Kindly RSVP to Linda Milton Perreault by email at lindamp@isisters.org or by telephone at 613.565.7337 by September 30th. Thank you to all our donors, supporters and volunteers.  We look forward to seeing you on the […]

Telus Awards iSisters with Grant supporting iPad Program for Youville Centre

iSisters is thrilled to announce that we’ve received grant funding from the TELUS Ottawa Community Board in the amount of $20,000. The funds from this grant will support a new iPad-based training program for young mothers at risk at the Youville Centre. Youville Centre has been an innovative centre that motivates, educates and nurtures young mothers […]

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“The purpose of this letter is to tell everybody how the computer course has helped me in achieving my goals. Right now I am taking a Masters course at Ottawa University where I need...

Yaquelin, iSisters student

I am a computer student in the iSisters course taught by Zahide.  I find the course extremely helpful.  Zahide explains the material step by step.   It is very helpful as the skills are very...

Charmaine, iSisters graduate

“As a result of our partnership with iSisters, Youville Centre has been able to integrate technology into the curriculum and provide our young mothers with computer opportunities to enhance their future studies and careers....

Judith Sarginson, Executive Director, Youville Centre

“Cornerstone offers a variety of programs and services that we hope one day will enable women to move out of the shelter with a tool box full of skills.  One of these programs is...

Transition worker, Cornerstone

“I am taking the iSisters level 3 computer course and have found it very, very useful.  It has opened many, many locked doors in front of me. I have a new job.  They gave...

Sarah, iSisters student