MEDIA RELEASE: YW Calgary offers a new, free online 15-minute tool to help Canadians cope with uncertainty 

2020-09-15T09:15:53-06:00July 14th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release CALGARY, July 14, 2020 – As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Canadians still face uncertainty and anxiety about the pandemic itself, the economy and the added stress at home and at work. YW Calgary is here to help individuals manage their stress by offering Canadians a free online 15-minute tool from their Mindfulicity [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: The YWCAs of Alberta Urge Province to Include Women and Girls in Post-COVID-19 Recovery Plan

2020-06-16T15:02:01-06:00June 16th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release June 11, 2020 – Calgary, AB –  YWCAs have been advocating for women and girls for over 113 in years in Alberta. The four organizations are concerned that women and girls have been disproportionately impacted by this pandemic and have submitted six recommendations to the Alberta Economic Recovery Council. The recommendations include [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW Calgary and community partners offer new free family programs

2020-05-01T16:23:29-06:00May 4th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release May 4, 2020 – Calgary, AB - YW Calgary is excited to be selected by the Government of Alberta as one of the organizations offering new, free programs for families with children and teens through the Family Resource Network. “As many Calgarian’s face the challenges of the pandemic alongside increasingly difficult [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey deliver keynote address at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Gala in wake of Harvey Weinstein guilty verdict

2020-04-15T16:26:28-06:00March 5th, 2020|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release   Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey deliver keynote address at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Gala in wake of Harvey Weinstein guilty verdict March 4, 2020 - Calgary, AB – A sold out audience of more than 1,000 Calgarians will gather at the TELUS Convention Centre this evening to hear [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to speak at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala

2019-10-07T15:50:30-06:00October 8th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to speak at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala Early bird tickets now on sale Calgary, October 8, 2019 – YW Calgary is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 9th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala on March 4, 2020, are Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW HUB FACILITY

2019-10-01T12:58:10-06:00September 28th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release MEDIA RELEASE YW CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW HUB FACILITY CALGARY, September 28, 2019 – YWCA Calgary proudly gathers today with a visionary community of donors, supporters and all three levels of government to celebrate the Grand Opening of their new home in Inglewood – the YW Calgary Hub facility. Since [...]

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

2019-09-13T13:30:47-06:00June 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 [...]