Impact of Your Dollar


YWCA Calgary is funded by government partners, funders and generous donors like you

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YWCA Calgary is a registered Canadian charity (#108227927 RR0001)

With your help, we are better able to fulfil our mission to intervene, empower, and lead women when and where it is needed most.

I am passionate about supporting the journeys of women and girls from poverty and family violence to a place of independence and resilience. As a former board member and committed donor, I have seen the very real difference the YWCA makes in helping women and girls to navigate this journey.”– Pat Stewart, former board member

The Value of A Dollar

  • $10,000 would support the funding of one bed for approximately five months at the Mary Dover House
  • $2,680 shelters a woman for her 21 day stay at the YWCA Sheriff King Home Family Violence Shelter
  • $63 provides one woman with a safe place to live, basic needs and counselling for one day in our short-term supportive housing program.
  • $1,140 allows a child to receive counselling during their stay in our shelter after experiencing family violence
  • $620 means a new Canadian can take English through YW to improve communication skills and successfully integrate into social and workplace settings