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July 2019

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April 2019

Dear Volunteers: thank you!

By |April 7th, 2019|Categories: Our View|

Volunteers are the soul of any non-profit organization and YW Calgary is no exception. Our work can only be done in concert with our committed volunteers, donors, community partners and women and their families. [...]

March 2019

February 2019

Guest Blog: Ally is a verb not a noun

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: Our View|

A team member at YW took a brave and bold step recently to share her experience for Black History Month. We often speak about being advocates, allies and warriors for and with women. What [...]

Addressing Poverty

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Our View|Tags: , |

At YW Calgary, we work with women on some of the hardest days of their lives. Days when they’re leaving an abusive relationship, struggling with homelessness or poverty, navigating their way forward to a [...]

December 2018

Be a light of hope this holiday

By |December 14th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

On any given night, more than 170 women and children sleep in a YW Calgary shelter because there they are safe. The holidays bring a variety of emotions for the women, children and men [...]

November 2018

Can you live on $627 a month?

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

Can you live on $627 a month? Think about how much you spend on your most basic needs like shelter, food and transportation? Could you find housing for under $627? Could you then afford [...]