2019-06-13T17:43:03-06:00June 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 [...]

YWCA CALGARY AND ENBRIDGE ANNOUNCE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

2019-06-13T17:38:50-06:00May 16th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release CALGARY, May 16, 2019 – YWCA Calgary is pleased to announce a new partnership with Enbridge Inc. focused on building and connecting community in the new YW Hub facility in Inglewood– the new home of YW. This purpose-built facility will provide safe spaces and hope for women and families who have [...]

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

2018-11-21T13:04:18-06:00November 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

2018-07-05T16:42:12-06:00July 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

2018-07-05T16:43:17-06:00June 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

2018-05-28T11:04:24-06:00May 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

2018-07-05T16:37:02-06:00March 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 [...]