The Circle of Strength

94,736 requests for services since March 2020

The Circle of Strength is a passionate and determined group of monthly donors on a mission to end gender-based violence in our lifetime.

People like you, from all over Canada, are giving anything they can to prove how unstoppable we are when we work together.

Together we raise awareness because domestic homicide research confirms that a woman is less likely to be killed when she is connected to a community-based response like we provide.

We want every woman in B.C. to know what resources are available in her community and how to connect to that lifeline.

Together we are reaching more women in abusive relationships than ever.

94,736 is the number of times someone experiencing domestic or sexualized violence has reached out to BWSS since March 2020. 

Knowing that with the comprehensive service matric at BWSS, each caller has had the chance to move through victimization to be a survivor, even thrive. 

It’s about impact and making history.

These are not massive donations – from $3 onward The Circle of Strength community is creating change, for connecting and investing in what is good in the world.

We don’t have to tell you that the world we live in can be a hard place.  You know better than anyone that there’s a lot of bad news.  But you have brought goodness in the world through your monthly gift.  You are literally altering the trajectory for thousands of women, children and communities every year, 18,602 actually…

You belong here

This incredible community is composed of generous, passionate, and determined people—like you—from all over Canada. They’re giving the gift of safety every month. And you’re going to fit right in.
On average, every 48 hours, a woman is killed in Canada by her intimate partner