MEDIA ADVISORY: TERRY CREWS SPEAKS AT 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA

2018-11-21T13:03:59+00:00November 19th, 2018|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY: TERRY CREWS SPEAKS AT 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to host Terry Crews, actor, activist and one of TIME Magazine’s 2017 “Persons of the Year” as the keynote speaker at the sold-out 8th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala on Tuesday, Nov 20. This year’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala is the [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY LAUNCHES TRANSFORMATION CAMPAIGN

2018-05-22T09:17:41+00:00May 16th, 2018|Media Advisory|

YW CALGARY LAUNCHES TRANSFORMATION CAMPAIGN WHAT:                  YWCA Calgary proudly celebrates the launch of its Transformation Campaign with the support of prominent business and community leaders. YW will kick off its She Matters Campaign with more than two-thirds of our goal of $60 million in hand. The YW Hub marks the first time an infrastructure [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: MARCIA CLARK SPEAKS OUT AT THE 7TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA

2017-11-15T11:02:06+00:00November 16th, 2017|Media Advisory|

For Immediate Release MARCIA CLARK SPEAKS OUT AT THE 7TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA CALGARY, November 17, 2017 — YW Calgary is proud to host the 7th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala featuring keynote speaker Marcia Clark at Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Marcia Clark is most notable as the lead prosecutor in the high profile People [...]

Media Advisory: YWCA AND GREAT GULF ANNOUNCE GENEROUS DONATION

2016-05-12T10:22:49+00:00May 12th, 2016|Media Advisory|

 Thursday, May 12, 2016 Kicking off a transformative future for the YWCA to better provide the supports women need, advocate for strong and healthy families and deepen community relationships. WHAT: The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) is pleased to host a cheque presentation and media opportunity to celebrate the generous donation made by Great Gulf, the [...]

Media Advisory: Tickets on sale

2015-09-08T06:40:38+00:00September 8th, 2015|Media Advisory|

WHAT:  The YWCA WHYWHISPER Fundraising Gala brings the community together for a formal evening to elevate the voices of women. The event features dinner and cocktails, an art and diamond raffle, a live auction and this year’s keynote speaker Martin Luther King III. Tickets are limited and on sale now at ywcalgary.ca/whywhisper WHY:   The funds [...]

Media Advisory: YWCA Report to Community

2015-06-24T09:26:29+00:00June 24th, 2015|Media Advisory|

Media Advisory June 24, 2015 YWCA OF CALGARY – 2014-2015 REPORT TO COMMUNITY The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) supported more than 8,300 women and their families in 2014 and saw the average length of stay in its emergency shelter and housing programs for vulnerable women increase by an average of 27 per cent, the organization [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: KEEP A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS

2015-05-05T09:39:51+00:00May 5th, 2015|Media Advisory|

Media Advisory May 5, 2015 YWCA KEEP A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS® EVENT On May 7, 2015, the YWCA of Calgary is hosting its 8th annual YWCA KEEP A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS® fundraising event, presented by Hopewell Residential. Participating Calgarians will gain the opportunity to learn more about the barriers women experiencing homelessness face, [...]

Press Release: YWCA OF CALGARY LIGHTS THE NIGHT TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

2014-12-03T07:49:11+00:00December 3rd, 2014|In the News, Media Advisory, Press Releases|

Recognizing the 25th anniversary of gender-based massacre CALGARY, Wednesday, December 3, 2014 – Nationally, YWCAs across Canada are calling for dramatic action to end violence against women and girls. YWCA Canada, the nation’s oldest and largest women’s multi-service association, launches its annual Rose Campaign on Parliament Hill to recognize the National Day of Remembrance and [...]