A message to donors

2020-06-29T13:52:10-06:00June 9th, 2020|Our View, Uncategorized|

Jan Damery, Vice President, External Relations and Engagement, shares a message with donors to say thank you! YW and the families we support need the help of our amazing donor and community now more than ever. Learn how you can help.

Managing Stress and Anxiety: Stopping thought distortions

2020-04-28T14:22:10-06:00April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a wave of uncertainty and stress to our daily lives. During this time, it is important to understand that your feelings and emotions are normal and that you're not in this alone! This blog is the first in a wellness-focused series that will provide some tips [...]

Alberta Budget 2020

2020-03-11T15:10:00-06:00March 11th, 2020|Our View, Uncategorized|

Alberta’s economy is moving through some significant challenges – so too are its people. The YWCAs of Alberta are pleased to be able to continue to do this work with the support of Alberta Government’s 2020 Budget. On Thursday, February 27 YW Calgary was invited to attend the Budget Lock Up at the Legislature [...]

Blog: Top 10 reasons to walk a mile

2014-08-21T12:27:39-06:00August 21st, 2014|Men, Our View, Uncategorized|

With just under a month until the YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® fundraising event on September 18, there is still time to register and form a team. Whether you sign up as an individual or convince a group of co-workers or friends to join you, here are a few incentives to sway you [...]

PRESS RELEASE – ERIN BROCKOVICH

2014-06-19T10:19:41-06:00June 19th, 2014|Press Releases, Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release  June 19, 2014 Calgary, Alberta – The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) proudly announced that Erin Brockovich will be the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual YWCA WHYWHISPER Fundraising Gala held on November 20, 2014 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Erin Brockovich is a name that is synonymous with “speaking up” and [...]

Media Advisory: Report to Community

2014-06-18T12:19:20-06:00June 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Media Advisory JUNE 18, 2014  The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) will be holding its 2013 – 2014 Report to Community event on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The event will celebrate the organization’s achievements, milestones and successes throughout the past year. In addition to the business portion, there will be a reception and donor recognition component [...]

Press Release: Off the Streets

2014-03-27T09:32:55-06:00March 27th, 2014|Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Coreen*, a YWCA of Calgary client who struggled with homelessness and addiction, is speaking up in support of the YWCA Winter Emergency Response (WER) program. “When I arrived at the YWCA, I was at my absolute bottom,” Coreen said. “At the time, I had been living between the streets and the Drop-In Centre.” Desperate for [...]