BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//SafePet Ottawa - ECPv4.4.4//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:SafePet Ottawa X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for SafePet Ottawa BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20161022T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Toronto:20161023T020000 DTSTAMP:20170403T133837 CREATED:20160802T152759Z LAST-MODIFIED:20161014T193034Z SUMMARY:The Inaugural SafePet Ottawa Masquerade Ball DESCRIPTION:[sf_button colour="orange" type="sf-icon-reveal" size="large" link="" target="_blank" icon="ss-pointright" dropshadow="yes" extraclass=""]BUY TICKETS[/sf_button]\nImagine this for a moment: your dear friend/your sister/your mother/the woman next door is suffering from domestic violence. It could be physical suffering\, or mental or emotional or financial — but she won't leave. She can't flee to safety in the care of an Ottawa Violence Against Women shelter... because that would mean leaving her beloved animal companion behind. Some of you might think "In order to save herself\, her well-being and maybe even her life\, sacrifice the animal's safety\, well-being... its life." But it's not that simple. To the woman\, the animal means comfort. Love. Compassion. She is tied to it and it to her. \n\nIn Ontario\, 48% of women who have opportunities to exit from situations of domestic violence delay leaving — or don’t leave at all. They are afraid to leave their companion animal(s) behind\, lest it become their proxy at the hands of the abuser. And this happens all too often. This is why we\, SafePet Ottawa\, foster the animals belonging to these women for the entire duration that they reside in-shelter. We put their minds and hearts to ease from all concern for their animal's safety. Their dogs\, cats\, pocket pets — even horses and goats — will be lovingly cared for by our closely- and carefully-chosen foster volunteers who desperately want to help.\n\n\nSaturday\, October 22\, 2016 SafePet Ottawa is hosting our Inaugural Masquerade Ball to raise funds so that we can keep growing our foster network and continue supplying food\, supplies and equipment to our fosters. We need your help\, so that we can help you. Your sister. Your mother. Your next-door neighbour. Show some love to our city's women. Join us ladies on the Board for SafePet Ottawa for a formal evening of dinner\, dancing and entertainment\, and to celebrate the freedom of choice and protection we're able to give to our loved ones.\n\nTICKETS ON SALE NOW:\n\n\n URL: LOCATION:3750 N Bowesville Rd\, Ottawa\, Ontario\, K1V 1B8\, Canada CATEGORIES:Educational,Formal Event,Fundraiser,Violence Against Women Awareness ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR