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Fashion show raises $20,000 for House of Sophrosyne

December 22, 2017
The second annual Fashion’s Night Out show held at The Windsor Club Nov. 23 featured Canadian designer Lucian Matis who donated a dress that was auctioned off that evening.

The money from this year’s fashion show plus the $17,000 raised last year will be used to renovate the former St. Alexander Elementary School on Adstoll Avenue. The building, to be used as a residence for women recovering from substance abuse, will increase capacity and reduce wait times and add counselling and family rooms for mothers and their children.

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Photos: House of Sophrosyne to benefit from fashion show

November 24, 2017
Fashion Show Model

A fashion show was held at the Windsor Club on Thursday to raise money for the House Of Sophrosyne. The event featured fashions from Canadian designer Lucian Matis who attended the event. Matis designs clothes for Canada First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.

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House of Sophrosyne gets $20,000 donation

July 20, 2017
The LaSalle Police Youth Foundation has donated $20,000 to the House of Sophrosyne’s Building for Recovery campaign.

The donation, raised from the foundation’s annual charity golf tournament, will help support the House of Sophrosyne with its relocation and renovation plans for the former St. Alexander Elementary school. The expansion is designed to help shorten wait times for women living with substance use disorder, increase bed services and capacity for day and evening programs. It will also help provide additional counselling, family rooms and child care.

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House of Sophrosyne receives $80,000 from Toldo Foundation

June 12, 2017
The Toldo Foundation has donated $80,000 to help the House of Sophrosyne with its Building for Recovery campaign.

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Addiction treatment for women grows

September 2, 2016
As recently announced, the House of Sophrosyne is improving access to health care services by developing a leading edge facility that will raise the bar in addiction treatment for women.

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House of Sophrosyne Relocating to East Windsor

May 18, 2016
Following 37 years of ‘bursting at the seams’ in its current location in West Windsor near Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare, the House of Sophrosyne will be relocating to the former St. Alexander Elementary School at 5305 Adstoll in East Windsor.

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House of Sophrosyne’s fundraising campaign to provide more help to women with substance abuse

May 17, 2016
More women battling substance abuse issues will receive the care they need with the expansion campaign launched by the House of Sophrosyne Monday.

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Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

May 16, 2016
TheBulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association would like to offer its most sincere congratulations and best wishes to our friends at the House of Sophrosyne as they announced today the relocation and expansion of their services and launch of the public phase of their “Building for Recovery” Capital Campaign.

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Unifor hands out donations in honour of International Women’s Day

April 13, 2016
Unifor honoured International Women’s Day on Wednesday by giving a total of $144,000 to organizations across Canada, including two in Windsor.

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House of Sophrosyne receives provincial grant

October 1, 2013
House of Sophrosyne — a Windsor-based addiction recovery organization for women — is the recipient of a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

The organization has been given $36,000 for accessibility improvements. Funding will go toward installation of a ramp and a chair lift.

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