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: 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. [...]
YW CALGARY LAUNCHES TRANSFORMATION CAMPAIGN WHAT: YWCA Calgary proudly celebrates the launch of its Transformation Campaign with the support of prominent business and community leaders. YW will kick off its She Matters Campaign with [...]
CALGARY, March 26, 2018 - Seniors and Housing Minister Lori Sigurdson announced $8.6 million of capital funding for YWCA Calgary for construction of 100 transitional shelter homes in their new Hub facility. Once construction is [...]
CALGARY, March 8, 2017 – Today, on International Women’s Day, YW Calgary is proud to host an evening reception to honour women of all ages and speak out against barriers women continue to face [...]
CALGARY, December 5, 2017 – Tomorrow YW Calgary will speaks out and sheds light on gender-based violence in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. “The continued violence and [...]
For Immediate Release MARCIA CLARK SPEAKS OUT AT THE 7TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA CALGARY, November 17, 2017 — YW Calgary is proud to host the 7th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala featuring keynote speaker Marcia [...]
For Immediate ReleaseYW CELEBRATES WOMEN WHO DARE TO CHANGE CALGARYCALGARY, October 26, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to unveil our She Who Dares Canada 150 project, a creative, engaging and interactive installation which tells [...]