MEDIA RELEASE: Women’s mental health central to economic recovery

2022-03-08T09:32:48-07:00March 8th, 2022|Media Advisory, Press Releases, Women|

For Immediate Release March 8, 2022 (Calgary, AB) – YW Calgary celebrates International Women’s Day today by kicking off a month-long series of important conversations and events. The COVID-19 Pandemic underscored social and economic inequities that demonstrate —despite the decades of advancement—women, no matter their place in society, continue to be more vulnerable when [...]

Provincial shelter statistics supported by YWCA shelter data

2014-03-10T12:41:02-06:00March 10th, 2014|In the News, Press Releases, Women|

For immediate release Calgary, AB – Shelters for women fleeing family violence remain consistently full and women are staying longer according to data released today by a provincial association of shelters and the YWCA of Calgary. On November 6, 2013, Alberta’s women’s shelters recorded the number of women and children supported for the annual ‘day [...]

3rd annual YWCA WHYWHISPER Fundraising Gala a Success!

2013-11-18T14:25:02-07:00November 18th, 2013|Press Releases, Women|

Special guest speaker Naomi Judd shared inspiration and hope while speaking up and speaking out for vulnerable women in Calgary.  Calgary, Alberta – November 18, 2013 – The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) once again encouraged Calgarians to speak up and speak out for the city’s most vulnerable women through its WHYWHISPER Fundraising Gala, presented by Enbridge [...]