Press Releases & Media Advisories
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May 31, 2013 - The YWCA, and our partner Vermilion Energy open an Employment Resource Centre to support women struggling with employment challenges. Read the media advisory.
April 29, 2013 - The YWCA of Calgary responds to women's homelessness with the Winter Emergency Response Project. Read the press release.
November 28, 2012 - The YWCA of Calgary has released 10 year shelter statistics from the YWCA Sheriff King Home. Read the press release.
November 16, 2012 - The 2nd annual WHYWHISPER Gala featuring activist, Gloria Steinem and Premier Alison Redford generates over $540,000. Read the press release.
November 14, 2012 - The YWCA of Calgary celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Language Instruction for New Canadians (LINC) Program. Read the press release.
October 17, 2012 - The YWCA of Calgary compiles stories from residents about what it's like to be homeless. "Her Voice: Stories of Women's Homelessness" was created for this year's Homeless Awareness Week. Read the press release.
October 15, 2012 - Be the Change Calgary is a chance to donate pennies to the YWCA of Calgary before they are no longer in circulation. Read the press release.
June 20, 2011 - YWCA of Calgary announces Gloria Steinem as the keynote speaker for their 2012 'WHYWHISPER' Gala. Read the press release.
Dec 9, 2011 - The YWCA of Calgary warns of potentially fraudulent fundraising activity. Read the press release.
Nov 18, 2011 - The "WHYWHISPER" Gala raises more than $630, 000 for the YWCA of Calgary. Read the press release.
Nov 10, 2011 - The YWCA of Calgary hosts inaugural "WHYWHISPER" Gala. Read the media advisory.
Oct 17, 2011 - Meet the authors of the YWCA's Centennial Book at a free event at Fort Calgary on Oct 25 . Read the PSA.
Oct 5, 2011 - The YWCA will be hosting a photo op to announce "Women's Homelessness Awareness Day" on October 13, featuring Double Olympic Gold Medalist Catriona Le May Doan and CTVs Tara Nelson. Read the media release.
Sept 16, 2011 - YWCA's fundraiser "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" helps women and their children as they take steps to walk away from family violence. Read the news release.
Sept 13, 2011 - Counting down the days left to support our "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes" fundraiser. Read the PSA.
August 8, 2011 - Men are invited to "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes" and help women walk away from domestic violence. Read the PSA.
July 29, 2011 - The Vermilion Energy/YWCA Skills Training Centre has spaces for women trainees. Read the PSA.
July 22, 2011 - The YWCA Mary Dover House unveils 14 new beds for vulnerable women. Read the media advisory.
May 9, 2011 - The Government of Alberta gives $750,000 to help the YWCA of Calgary reduce the risk of family violence and its effects. Read the news release.
April 13, 2011 - Mayor Nenshi will line up with Calgarians who are sleeping homeless on April 15, 2011, for Keep a Roof Over Their Heads in support of the YWCA. Read the media advisory.
April 6, 2011 - As Robina King moves from transitional housing at the YWCA of Calgary into her own apartment, she is not only getting a home... Read the news release.
April 4, 2011 - The YWCA of Calgary together with the Calgary Homeless Foundation and First Calgary Financial announce The Ophelia. Read the media advisory.
Jan 13, 2011 - The Calgary Home Builders Foundation leads a new project for the YWCA Mary Dover House. Read the press release.
Jan 11, 2011 - Politicians, including Calgary MP Lee Richardson and provincial Employment and Immigration Minister Thomas Lukaszuk, visit the YWCA. Read the media advisory.
2010 Press Releases
2009 Press Releases