2024 Events




19th Annual Dinner & Auction

Join us for an unforgettable evening at Bethesda House's 19th Annual Dinner & Auction! Indulge in delectable cuisine, bid on exclusive items and experiences, and support our mission to provide shelter and outreach services to those affected by gender-based violence. Your participation makes a real difference in the lives of survivors and their families. Don't miss this opportunity to come together as a community and create positive change!




Community Appreciation Event

Save the date for a day of fun and gratitude at Bethesda House's Community Appreciation Event at Rotary Park! Bring the whole family for exciting activities, meet mascots, win prizes, enjoy free face painting for kids, and savor free delicious food. This event is our way of saying thank you to the wonderful community that supports us. Let's celebrate together!




Community Intimate Partner Violence Epidemic Walk

Take a stand against gender-based violence at the Walk to End Gender-Based Violence event on September 21st at the Durham Region Headquarters. Join us as we raise awareness and funds to combat this epidemic that affects far too many individuals in our community. Together, we can create a safer future for all.





October 19th, 2024




Cold Plunge for Resilience

Dive into action and show your support for survivors of gender-based violence at the Cold Plunge for Resilience on November 9th! Hosted by Bethesda House and facilitated by Unbounded, experts in cold immersion, this event raises awareness and funds for our cause. Join us as we take a refreshing plunge into cold water to symbolize resilience and solidarity. Together, we can make a difference!

The YouTube video of our cold plunge is here.


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