For over a century, we’ve provided a range of services for women and their families struggling with poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse and isolation. As part of our supportive role, we also speak out in ways that educate the community about the oppression, inequity and constrained choices that women experience.
Here, you’ll find our latest press releases and media advisories. For media interviews or to request photos or videos, please contact our communications team.
MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to celebrate Neighbour Day with our neighbours, volunteers and team members at our new home in Inglewood on Saturday, June 15, 2019. In partnership with community partners [...]
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– [...]
For Immediate Release YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN CALGARY, March 8, 2019 – Today, on International Women’s Day, YW Calgary is proud to host an evening reception to honour women of all ages and bring [...]
MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN IN CALGARY WHAT: On Friday, March 8, 2019 YW Calgary is proud to host the 6th annual YW CELEBRATE event, an evening reception in honour of International Women’s [...]
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 [...]
MEDIA ADVISORY: TERRY CREWS SPEAKS AT 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to host Terry Crews, actor, activist and one of TIME Magazine’s 2017 “Persons of the Year” as the keynote [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
YW Calgary announces Terry Crews as Gala keynote speaker Early bird tickets now on sale Calgary, AB, Monday, June 11, 2018 – YW Calgary is pleased to announce the guest speaker for their 8th annual [...]
MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA URGES SOCIAL MEDIA USERS TO TURN ON THEIR SOUND TO HELP THOSE SUFFERING IN SILENCE
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 - [...]
YW CALGARY LAUNCHES PUBLIC CAMPAIGN WITH 2/3 FUNDS SECURED CALGARY, May 22, 2018 – YWCA Calgary proudly gathers with visionary community donors and supporters to celebrate the launch of our Transformation Campaign, YW She Matters. [...]