Host an Online Fundraiser

Facebook Fundraisers  and GoFundMe make it incredibly easy to fundraise online. This is great way for you to share your support of YW with your community. Maybe you have an upcoming milestone like a birthday, anniversary, or tribute? Online fundraising can be an impactful way to celebrate events virtually. If you create a campaign, let us know and then share your links with your family, friends and networks to help spread the word.


Facebook

  • Start your Facebook fundraiser here.
  • Click ‘Select Nonprofit‘.
  • Type “YW Calgary” and select.
  • Follow the prompts to complete your fundraiser.
  • Share with your network!

GoFundMe

  • Sign up at GoFundMe.com to start your campaign.
  • Under ‘Who are you raising money for‘ select ‘Charity or organization.
  • Type “YW Calgary“.
  • Follow the prompts to set up your fundraiser.
  • Share why you’re donating!

Host a livestream on Facebook Live

Do you love fitness, baking or making music?  Take your talents online for a great cause. Invite your friends and followers to view a live concert, sweat session or cooking class and direct them to our online donation form while they watch! You can check out tips on how to go live on Facebook here.


Skip the Depot

Use SkipTheDepot to recycle your cans and bottles from the comfort of your couch. Your recycling gets picked up from your front door and best of all, you can make a difference in your community by donating your return to YW Calgary!



Tell us about your fundraiser!

We’d love to hear about your fundraising efforts.  If you have any questions or need help setting up your own online fundraiser we’d be happy to help you. Reach out to us at donations@ywcalgary.ca. We can’t thank you enough for choosing to support vulnerable women and their families, especially in these challenging times.