London, Ontario – The Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) has announced it is donating approximately $80,000 to women’s shelters with funds raised by the annual Bob White Charity Golf Invitiational held in August.

Approximately $60,000 will go to the Women’s Community House in London, and $20,000 to the Women’s Emergency Centre in Oxford, Ontario.

The tournament is sponsored by the CAW in honour of White, the first president of the Canadian union. During his years as president, White was instrumental in pushing forward on the issues of stopping harassment and violence in the workplace.

 

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