MEDIA RELEASE: TERRY CREWS SPEAKS OUT AT THE 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA

2018-11-21T13:04:18+00:00November 21st, 2018|Press Releases|

TERRY CREWS SPEAKS OUT AT THE 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA Calgary, AB, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 – YW Calgary is proud to host the 8th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala featuring keynote speaker Terry Crews at the TELUS Convention Centre. Mr. Crews is an action-movie hero, sitcom star, former NFL player and an outspoken activist [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: CANADA SUPPORTS COMMUNITY HUB TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES

2018-07-05T16:42:12+00:00July 5th, 2018|Press Releases|

CALGARY, July 5, 2018—The Government of Canada recognizes the critical role supporting women plays in building a strong economy that works for everyone. Equal opportunity puts more people in the workforce, drives economic growth and helps more families join the middle class. Today the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined [...]

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

2018-07-05T16:43:17+00:00June 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 [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA URGES SOCIAL MEDIA USERS TO TURN ON THEIR SOUND TO HELP THOSE SUFFERING IN SILENCE

2018-05-28T11:04:24+00:00May 28th, 2018|Press Releases|

YWCA URGES SOCIAL MEDIA USERS TO TURN ON THEIR SOUND TO HELP THOSE SUFFERING IN SILENCE Organizations demonstrate that listening is the first step towards healing with clever PSA. Calgary, May 28, 2018 - YWCA’s across western Canada have launched a campaign that urges viewers to stop and listen to survivors, as part of [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: INVESTING IN SAFE HOUSING FOR WOMEN IN CRISIS

2018-07-05T16:37:02+00:00March 26th, 2018|Press Releases|

CALGARY, March 26, 2018 - Seniors and Housing Minister Lori Sigurdson announced $8.6 million of capital funding for YWCA Calgary for construction of 100 transitional shelter homes in their new Hub facility. Once construction is complete, the YW Hub will feature 100 single suites, each with a private bathroom and access to a community kitchen [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN

2018-03-12T10:57:15+00:00March 12th, 2018|Press Releases|

CALGARY, March 8, 2017 – Today, on International Women’s Day, YW Calgary is proud to host an evening reception to honour women of all ages and speak out against barriers women continue to face at its 5th annual YW CELEBRATE event. More than 250 women and men will gather tonight at The Bow in [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CALGARY SHEDS LIGHT ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

2017-12-05T17:23:21+00:00December 5th, 2017|Press Releases|

CALGARY, December 5, 2017 – Tomorrow YW Calgary will speaks out and sheds light on gender-based violence in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. “The continued violence and abuse against women in our community is astounding and we continue to see an increased demand for services that support [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CELEBRATES WOMEN WHO DARE TO CHANGE CALGARY

2017-11-15T10:52:48+00:00November 8th, 2017|Press Releases|

For Immediate ReleaseYW CELEBRATES WOMEN WHO DARE TO CHANGE CALGARYCALGARY, October 26, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to unveil our She Who Dares Canada 150 project, a creative, engaging and interactive installation which tells the stories of 150 women who have impacted the Calgary community over the last 150 years. Audiences will explore more [...]