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.
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 [...]
For Immediate Release Women and men take steps against domestic abuse in Calgary CALGARY, September 19, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to host the 12th annual YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® [...]
For Immediate Release YW Calgary celebrates the opening of the YW Little Free Library CALGARY, July 4, 2017 – YW Calgary is proud to announce the launch of the YW Little Free Library. Join [...]
For Immediate Release Registration open for YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® Presented by Shoppers Drug Mart CALGARY, June 26, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to kick off year 12 for one [...]
For Immediate Release YWCA HOSTS 2016 – 2017 REPORT TO COMMUNITY CALGARY, June 20, 2017 –YWCA Calgary (YW) is proud to host its 106th Annual General Meeting and donor appreciation event today at 3:30 [...]
For Immediate Release YW CALGARY ANNOUNCES MARCIA CLARK AS 2017 YWHISPER GALA KEYNOTE SPEAKER Lead prosecutor in O.J. Simpson trial brings awareness to the issues of social injustice, gender discrimination and violence against women [...]
CALGARY, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 – Today YW Calgary will shed light on gender-based violence in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. With the support of Calgary [...]