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Together we can empower change.

For 107 years, YW has supported women and their families to thrive, adopted to changing needs and created safe, respectful places to heal and grow.

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YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®

Ladies and gentlemen, its time to STEP UP and take a stand to help break the cycle of family violence in our city!

On Tuesday, September 18, hundreds of Calgarians will put on a pair of high heels and strut down Stephen Avenue to support women and their families.

Register & start fundraising today!

 YW Transformation Campaign

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IN 2017 ALONE WE HELPED OVER
5,394 CALGARIANS
THROUGH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Free summer program for families with young children.

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We are YW Calgary

We support women to gain control of their lives, achieve economic security and live free of violence.

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The success of the women and families supported by YW are your success too. We cannot do this alone, your support helps us provide vulnerable women with flexible, personalized support to help them and their families move forward with dignity in times of crises.

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Terry Crews: The triple threat 15 June 2018

Terry Crews: The triple threat

You may know him as the face of Old Spice, or as Bedlam in Deadpool 2 or as the yogurt-loving Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, we know Terry Crews as [...]

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Let’s talk mental health 09 June 2018

Let's talk mental health

This week our newsfeed has been filled with anecdotes reflecting on the tragic death of designer Kate Spade and this morning we woke up to [...]

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More than a century of legacies 01 June 2018

More than a century of legacies

When you’re a 107-year-old organization, you’ve been around the block a time or two and there isn’t much that really shocks you. At least [...]

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