Ontario Trillium Foundation Grants Sustain Cornerstone

Violence prevention centre provides help for women in Northumberland On Wednesday, MPP David Piccini was joined by Nancy Johnston, Executive Director of Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre and Elaine Sheppard, Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Regional Board Member to acknowledge $340,400 in grant funding from the Government of Ontario to Cornerstone via the Ontario Trillium Foundation. […]

First Endowment Program at Cornerstone

Made Possible with a Gift of $30,000 from Adeline and Joseph Bulger Builds on Existing Legacy Gifts Program at Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre Cornerstone chair Marilou Martin, siblings Dan Bulger and Kim Bulger (with her partner Russell Sheridan), and Cornerstone executive director Nancy Johnston. Article/image by John Campbell Cobourg – Thurs., June 22, 2023 […]

Cornerstone Connect Explained

A text and chat support service when violence and abuse are a problem Article by Bill Hornbostel; image supplied In this instalment of More Than a Bed, a series of profiles of programs and people at Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre, Program Support Worker Kayla Clarke talks about Cornerstone Connect, a text and chat support […]

Cobourg Resident Wins Cornerstone Lottery

Hope Grows Lottery $10,000 grand prize winner Madeleine Thibault-Smith Above image: (L-R) Nancy Johnston & Madeleine Thibault-Smith Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre (Cornerstone) would like to congratulate the Hope Grows Lottery $10,000 grand prize winner Madeleine Thibault-Smith from Cobourg on this exciting occasion. Cornerstone would also like to thank the community for supporting the Hope Grows […]

Cornerstone Meets Challenge of COVID With Renovations

Congregate living means more bathrooms and increased kitchen space necessary Article by Bill Hornbostel Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre was recently given a grant of $147,600 by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to upgrade their women’s shelter. Nancy Johnston, Cornerstone’s Executive Director, going into the details of what this means for the shelter says, “We […]

International Women’s Day Luncheon Goes Virtual

Two donors have come forward to triple the amount of every donation up to $5,000 Article by Bill Hornbostel Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre is holding a virtual version of its annual International Women’s Day Luncheon this year – running between March 8 and March 14 – because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Janelle Eisler, Cornerstone’s […]