State of the YW

YWCA Edmonton is a dynamic agency that is always busy working to serve the women, children and families of Edmonton. Here’s what happening now:


  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes | September 23



Engineering Day of Caring at YoWoChAs

The United Way Engineering Day of Caring was one of the busiest days at YWCA YoWoChAs in recent memory. More than 100 volunteers descended on YoWoChAs to demolish and rebuild a...

Volunteer Awards Announced!

We asked and you answered!! Without further ado, here are this year’s recipients:Laura Bruno - Heart Award (For the volunteer who is all heart) “I would like to...

YWCA Launches ‘Y Act Up!’

YWCA Edmonton is excited to kick off Y Act Up! This is a brand-new civic-engagement program for young women age 15-29.  Y Act Up! will build strong young women leaders by...

Men Stepping up in Heels for YW!

 We are officially 20 days out from YWCA Edmonton’s 3rd Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® event. So far we have 20 individual walkers signed up, and 7 teams including the...

Are you MAN Enough?

So, our 3rd Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event is now open for registration and the buzz has already begun around the office. This year we have a lofty (but achievable) goal of...

Volunteer Services Breaks Out!

Last month, I was given the opportunity to attend two  inspiring events; Annual Members Meeting for all YWCA Canada member agencies;  and Vitalize, the annual provincial...

25 Years of Y-Knit!

In 1987 a donation of yarn gave birth to the Y-Knit Program; since then over 50,000 handcrafted items have been created. The program started off small, focusing on helping to...

30th Annual Women of Distinction Awards

For those of you that missed the 30th YWCA Women of Distinction event, you missed a truly inspiring evening.  We laughed, we cried and most importantly we celebrated the...

Nominee's Reception is a hit!

The Women of Distinction Nominees’ Reception is a great opportunity for the nominees, nominators, sponsors and guests to mix and mingle before the big night of the Awards!...

New YWCA Website

Welcome the new YWCA website! We designed it with you in mind, keeping it simple and making it easy to find what you’re looking for. We hope you find this site both useful...