Publications

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Gain an inside look at a few of the current changes taking place at the YWCA in this edition of our Fall Newsletter. View as pdf Learn about upcoming projects, join us in celebrating recent acts of kindness, and consider building new holiday giving traditions in support of local women and children.

What’s Next? Fund Update

Our What’s Next? Fund supports innovative programs that address the tough journey of rebuilding a life after the initial crisis of escaping domestic violence has passed. As a result of compassionate donor support, this fund is making it possible to overcome many of the challenges presented by COVID-19. We have started the process of creating…read more

Our most urgent need

As a community, we’ve all been doing our very best to help flatten the curve by staying home to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Yet for women and children trapped with abusive men, staying home has never been more dangerous. The COVID-19 crisis has created a toxic combination of increased stress, isolation and job…read more

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Learn about what the pandemic has meant for YWCA programs and front-line teams, what’s top of mind during early stages of re-opening, how the Nourish team is responding to the needs of our community, and how you can help create change for local women and children through the YWCA Virtual Challenge. View Summer 2020 Newsletter…read more

YWCA Update – Spring 2020

Shelter, safety planning, referrals and ongoing support are more important now than ever. Staying home is causing increased risk of harm to women and children who are now trapped with abusers, with fewer opportunities to get help. Here and around the world, women who have been able to reach safety or call for help report…read more

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Our community’s collective compassion has led to brighter futures for single mothers, spaces where girls can confidently hone their leadership skills, opportunities for families and neighbours to connect over food, and safer transitions for women and children fleeing abuse. Our hearts are full, sharing the many ways YOU’VE helped make life better over the past…read more