News Releases


2013 News Releases:

July 26 -  National Public Inquiry

July 11 - City of Yellowknife

2012 News Releases:

October 22 - Need for Transitional Housing for Women Growing to Crisis Proportions in Yellowknife

October 10 - YWCA Marks World Homeless Day by Highlighting Yellowknife Needs

September 2 - Yellowknifers are Invited to Show Their Support for Homeless Families by Making a Donation to Turn Up the Heat on Homelessness

August 27 - Canadian Women’s Foundation Makes Important Investment in Northern Girls

August 14 - Help Kids Return to School With the School Supplies They Need

May 17 - Get Rid of Your Pennies and Help Girls Attend YWCA Summer Day Camp

April 12 - YWCA Yellowknife Calls on GNWT Fund Anti-Violence Initiatives Recommended by Coroner

April 2 - YWCA Yellowknife Closes Community Clothing Exchange

March 29 - Girls’ CAMP Organization Takes New Direction for 2012

February 10 - NWT Housing Corporation Providing Funding to BETTY House

2011 News Releases:

October 5 - Winter Clothing Drive On until October 16

September 27 - Most Candidates Promise Action on Anti-Poverty Strategy

September 27 - YWCA Yellowknife revenue tops $5 million; new board elected

August 23 -Advocates lobby for 2011 Territorial Election to Focus on Poverty

August 8 - YWCA Yellowknife first northern charity to join fundraising ethical Code

August 2 - Canadian Tire JumpStart in Yellowknife to hold duck race fundraiser

July 28 - Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program announces grants and product donations to community groups in Yellowknife

July 25 - Avalon Rare Metals Inc. Generously Supports YWCA's Girlspace Program

June 2 - National Meeting of Canada's Largest Women's Organization to Focus on Leading the Way to Safer Communities

May 12 - First YWCA Yellowknife “Yes We Care Day” attracts 150 people

May 5 - YWCA Yellowknife launches first Yes We Care Day

April 26 - 2011 GenerousYellowknifers asked to donate to Diana’s Closet

April 6 - Turn Up the Heat on Homelessness fund raising campaign begins with energy-saving improvements

March 17 - YWCA Yellowknife Appeals for Public Support for Women, Children and Elderly in Japan

March 7 - Child Care Services Decades Behind Reality

2010 News Releases:

December 9 - Yellowknife Homelessness Coalition one step closer to providing transitional housing for women and women with children

November 15 - YWCA Yellowknife Dismayed by Decision to Delay Opening Detachments

October 25 - Yasemin Heyck Elected President of YWCA Yellowknife

October 1 - YWCA Yellowknife is kicking off its annual Coats for Kids campaign

September 14 - No Place for Poverty Anti Poverty Workshop is Next Step Towards NWT Strategy

August 29 - There’s an app for that! YWCA Canada launches YWCA Safety Siren app for iPhone

August 17 - YWCA Yellowknife takes delivery of easy access van

July 9 - Freedom Cycle Send off

June 18 - Toiletries Drive Begins June 18

May 26 - YWCA Canada in supporting the Long Gun Registry

May 21 - Taiga Adventure Camp Press Release 2

Apr. 27 - Taiga Adventure Camp Comes to Yellowknife and Fort Simpson

Feb. 19 - YWCA Yellowknife calls on territorial government to make poverty reduction its top priority

2009 News Releases:

Oct. 1 – YWCA Yellowknife kick off annual Coats for Kids drive

Nov. 4 – MPs playing dangerous politics with women’s lives

Nov. 12 – YWCA Yellowknife launches GirlSpace

Dec. 9 – YWCA Yellowknife takes part in launch of national shelter network