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 RELEASE: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to speak at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala
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 [...]
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 [...]
For Immediate Release WOMEN AND MEN TAKE STEPS TO END DOMESTIC ABUSE IN CALGARY CALGARY, September 15, 2019 – Alberta ranks third highest for rates of domestic violence in Canada; in Calgary alone, the number [...]
MEDIA ADVISORY: WOMEN AND MEN TAKE STEPS AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE IN CALGARY WHAT: YWCA Calgary is proud to host the 14th annual YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® on September 15 at Southcentre [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]