Stories For The Soul, Straight From The Heart
These stories are straight from the hearts and souls of the people who are courageous enough to tell them. Please come back often as we add new stories regularly. And please share these stories with others.
Challenging all Barrie Realtors to support the Barrie Women and Children’s Shelter: The housing market may be hot but there’s more important housing that deserves your attention! Teresa MacLennan, Executive Director at the Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie chats with Scott Cooper of Kempenfelt Rotary and Engel & Völkers Barrie about the many challenges created by Covid.
News Release – Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre: Kempenfelt Rotary Club’s BMW car lottery has reached an exciting milestone and the community is now being asked to step on the gas to ensure all remaining tickets are sold for the benefit of local charities.
I’m going to tell you about a journey. As a mother, this wasn’t a journey I ever thought I would have to talk about. In 2012 my daughter began demonstrating behaviour very different from her usual outgoing personality around the age of 15.
My name is Sharon and I want to tell you my story about The Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie. We will start with the end and that was in January 2012. I did not even realize it was happening – it was more emotional and subtle psychological abuse.
Hi there. I’m Natalie Harris and I’m a City Councilor in Barrie. I have a question for you. What does someone with mental illness look like? What if I told you that someone could look like me? I battled with depression, anxiety, PTSD and addiction.
Hi, I’m Shelley. Four years ago, my then 12 year old son Zach decided to run, walk and bike from Barrie to Ottawa to raise funds and awareness for the new Simcoe Muskoka Child and Youth Mental Health program at RVH.