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MEDIA RELEASE: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES NEIGHBOUR DAY WITH COMMUNITY AT THE NEW YW HUB

2019-09-13T13:30:47-07:00June 15th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release CALGARY, June 15, 2019 – Today, YW Calgary is proud to celebrate Neighbour Day with our neighbours, volunteers and team members at our new home in Inglewood. In collaboration with community partners and local businesses, the Inglewood community is invited to enjoy a barbeque, family-friendly activities and receive a guided sneak-a-peek [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: YWCA CALGARY CELEBRATES NEIGHBOUR DAY IN INGLEWOOD

2019-09-13T13:31:34-07:00June 13th, 2019|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to celebrate Neighbour Day with our neighbours, volunteers and team members at our new home in Inglewood on Saturday, June 15, 2019. In partnership with community partners and local businesses, the Inglewood community is invited to enjoy a barbeque, family-friendly activities and receive a guided sneak peek [...]

Dear Volunteers: thank you!

2019-04-10T15:40:42-07:00April 7th, 2019|Our View|

Volunteers are the soul of any non-profit organization and YW Calgary is no exception. Our work can only be done in concert with our committed volunteers, donors, community partners and women and their families. Each volunteer is a key component in helping YW achieve our mission to intervene, empower and lead where and when [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN IN CALGARY

2019-02-28T13:52:47-07:00February 28th, 2019|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN IN CALGARY WHAT: On Friday, March 8, 2019 YW Calgary is proud to host the 6th annual YW CELEBRATE event, an evening reception in honour of International Women’s Day. YW CELEBRATE recognizes and applauds the achievements of women and brings awareness to issues of pay equity and gender [...]

Guest Blog: Ally is a verb not a noun

2019-02-21T09:53:47-07:00February 21st, 2019|Our View|

A team member at YW took a brave and bold step recently to share her experience for Black History Month. We often speak about being advocates, allies and warriors for and with women. What we sometimes forget to say is that it’s not just women who might be experiencing domestic abuse, homelessness or poverty. [...]

Addressing Poverty

2019-02-20T13:31:28-07:00February 15th, 2019|Our View|

At YW Calgary, we work with women on some of the hardest days of their lives. Days when they’re leaving an abusive relationship, struggling with homelessness or poverty, navigating their way forward to a new job or learning to speak English. Approximately 80 percent of the families we support are low income, many of [...]

YWHISPER 2018

2018-11-26T11:49:00-07:00November 26th, 2018|Our View|

Tuesday, November 20th, was YW’s 8th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala, which brought together supporters, donors and advocates to raise funds in support of women and their families who are struggling with poverty, domestic abuse and social isolation. YW was joined by former NFL player and one of TIME Magazine’s 2017 “Persons of the Year”, [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA HOSTS 2017 – 2018 REPORT TO COMMUNITY WITH UNVEILING OF TIME CAPSULES

2018-07-05T16:43:17-07:00June 20th, 2018|Press Releases|

CALGARY, June 20, 2018 – YWCA Calgary (YW) is proud to host today at 3:45 p.m. its 107th Annual General Meeting, with a special glimpse into the organization’s history. The formal business meeting will be followed by the opening of time capsules, found behind building cornerstones with some of the descendants of their founding [...]