The Nest Egg Club
We have established the Nest Egg Club to recognize and honour those generous donors who have made provisions for a future or planned gift to WINGS through a bequest, annuity, life
insurance policy or trust agreement.
All our supporters, members and individuals in the community are invited to join the Nest Egg Club by making arrangements for a legacy gift to WINGS.
What is the Laurette Braconnier Endowment Fund?
The Laurette Braconnier Endowment Fund enables donors to arrange legacy gifts to WINGS. Named in loving memory of Laurette Braconnier, former President of the Board of Directors and
long-time WINGS supporter, the Laurette Braconnier Endowment Fund is managed through the Edmonton Community Foundation to provide an annual revenue stream to support our programs and
Facts About Family Violence
While not all children who witness violence suffer direct physical abuse, they frequently develop long-term behavioural and psychological problems. Exposure to violence can affect children’s brain development and ability to learn, and lead to a wide range of behavioural and emotional issues such as anxiety, aggression, bullying, phobias, and insomnia.
(Child Abuse/Children Exposed to Violence Information Sheet, Alberta Children and Youth Services, October 2008. Available: http://www.child.alberta.ca/home/images/familyviolence/doc_opfvb_sheet_child_colour.pdf)
Violence against women happens in all cultures and religions, in all ethnic and racial communities, at every age, and in every income group.
"Daily groups help with not feeling like you are the only idiot who fell for a partner’s lies.
Weekly counselling helps with finding ways to get over the blame, shame, guilt and anger, and start healthier habits.
Bread donations help with weekly grocery budget. Clothing donations also help with the budget.
WINGS is needed in this province. Our children deserve to see their mothers safe. Our children will take over this world eventually, isn't it better to fill their eyes with hopes and dreams than fear and despair? Do it for the kids!"