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Give a Gift, Change a Life

Giving Tuesday is a global movement, but you can be a part of it right here in your own community! Giving Tuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Considered to be the “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, … Read more

Giving Thanks and Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies, and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday, the giving community … Read more

GENDER EQUALITY WEEK 2019 – DO YOUR PART IN MAKING SURE #EVERYONEBENEFITS

This week, we join the rest of Canada in celebrating Gender Equality Week! From September 23rd-27th, people from coast to coast will celebrate the progress our country has made in advancing gender equality, while reflecting on the work that remains to make sure that everyone – regardless of their gender – can reach their full … Read more

SAFE EDMONTON HEARTS AND HEALS! has quickly shot up to the top of the fundraising lists for YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®

Not only does the team hold the distinction of being the top fundraising team so far for the 2019 event, they also have the current Top Three individual fundraisers. Co-captains Sergeant Mike Elliott and Dr. John Lilley are aiming to be the largest, most successful fundraising team that Walk a Mile Edmonton has ever seen … Read more

She came to her first appointment with four kids in tow

The children were weary: a thirteen year old, a ten year old, a seven year old, and the two year old with his thumb stuffed deep in his mouth. She was barely thirty herself. Before she said anything else, she apologized for not having anyone else to watch the kids. “It’s been hard,” she said, … Read more

‘Everyone deserves to be safe in their home’: Edmontonians put their best foot forward for YWCA Edmonton

In the summer of 2013, Curtis Hargrove walked from his home in Cold Lake to Edmonton. He made the nearly 300-kilometre journey in ruby-red high heels.  “When I started, they were four-inch heels but by the time I was done, they were about two inches,” Hargrove says. The less-than-ideal walking shoes gave Hargrove blisters and … Read more