You can Make a Difference

Donate today. You have the power to help create lasting change! 

Thanks to the generosity of our donors SOWINS is making a lasting change in the lives of women and children survivors of abuse. Your contribution will ensure that women who are in abusive relationships and their children have support, a safe caring place to stay, and choices to move towards lasting change for their future. Our shelter services and crisis line are offered at no cost and are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Help us to end violence against women. Make your gift today.

You can also donate in person or by mail.  

Please send to or visit our Administrative Office at SOWINS (South Okanagan Women in Need Society) 102 – 1027 Westminster Avenue W. Penticton, BC V2A 1L4 (Be sure to include your name, address and phone number if you would like a tax receipt)

SOWINS is a registered charity # 12998 7665 RR0001 and all gifts over $20 receive a tax-deductible receipt.

If you have any questions about giving, or would like more information about making a gift through your will, or other special gifts such as stocks or bonds, life insurance or annuities, please contact Danielle Goulden, SOWINS Executive Director at 250-493-4366 ext 101 or

SOWINS respects the privacy of all donors by safeguarding personal information and ensuring that donor privacy is protected. Donor information is maintained in a secured database and only authorized personnel have access to this information for our organization’s purposes. We do not rent, sell, give away or trade donor lists or any information contained on these lists. Donor information is used by SOWINS for charitable purposes and will not be used by any entity outside of the organization. Donors can choose to opt-out of receiving future information or services by contacting us by email or phone.Danielle

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Making an Impact


Bed Stays for Women in 2019


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PEACE Program Sessions in 2019


Crisis Calls Answered in 2019


Shelter at Capacity for these days in 2019


Women and Children Turned AWAY in 2019