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help a young mother access mental health support after fleeing an abusive relationship.
give a 15 year-old girl the tools and life skills to build healthy relationships for the rest of her life.
advocate governments for the rights of women and girls disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Every day YWCA Edmonton is there for our community, helping families most and offering high quality resources, services, programs and care to those who need us most.
This work touches the lives of thousands of Edmontonians every year, and it’s only possible through the incredible generosity of our community of supporters like you. You are the reason #YWeCan adapt to these challenging times for families in need across Edmonton, and #YWeCan look ahead to a brighter shared future.
This October, please support YWCA Edmonton through our #YWeCan campaign. Together, we can shape this next chapter for Edmonton as we work to build a stronger, healthier and equitable community for all.
Where your money goes
Unless indicated otherwise, your donation will go towards our COVID-19 recovery efforts for the duration of this pandemic.
Monthly donors receive one consolidated tax receipt annually reflecting their cumulative donations throughout the year.
In 2020, our Counselling Centre provided approximately 4,779 counselling sessions to 358 clients. In a recent survey, 84% of clients said they have learned better coping strategies for the problems they face.
Browse our 2020 Annual Report to see all the ways your donations make a difference.