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Envisioning a Community-Based Wedding

When planning our wedding, Darren and I envisioned a community-based wedding.  What that meant to us was having our family, friends, and community involved as much as...

Finance & Fiddles

In case you missed our AGM on April 23, 2014 or just wanted to hear the poem one more time! There once was a woman, not so young anymore,Who offered support to the women...

Keep It In The Ring

‘Keep it in the Ring’(*)Edmonton MFC Fighter Vic Valimaki Supports YWCA Edmonton The world of MMA (mixed marital arts) combines excitement, athleticism, strength...
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Sponsor Energy Special Offer

We use energy every day – so why not use our power for good? Did you know that you can empower the YWCA just by paying your energy bill? Sponsor Energy donates 50...

Power of Being a Girl

My name is Erica Yeung, and I had the opportunity to job shadow at YWCA Edmonton under Gini Beaumont, Girls’ Program Coordinator, as part of the U of A’s Job Shadow...

"All Things Italian" Wine Tasting at Devine Wines - October 24

All Things Italian wine tasting - blog copied from: http://devinewines.ca/event.html?id=69 Thursday, October 24, 2013 7pm $30On October 24, the men of deVine will once again don...

Defending Miley

On the weekend, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke performed at the Video Music Awards (VMAs).  No I wasn’t watching (I don’t think I’m in their target...

Curtis Hargrove Walking a Mile, or rather, 185 Miles, in Her Shoes!

“No one should have to suffer from violence or live a scared life”Just on the heels of completing his run across Canada for the Stollery Children’s Hospital...

Once the shoes were on….all “heel” broke lose!

On August 7th, the local members of Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC) donned heels at Complete Fitness & Martial Arts for the YWCA Edmonton’s Walk a Mile in Her...

Burn survivor turned motivational speaker reflects on winning YWCA award

* This article appeared in the Spruce Grove Examiner on June 7/13 about our 2013 Turning Point category Women of Distinction Award winner, Kelly Falardeau.*Burn survivor and now...