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YWCA Yellowknife: Making a Difference for 50 years!
Learn more about YWCA Yelllowknife in our Fall Edition of Y's Words.
Executive Director Lyda Fuller cuts the anniversary cake for over 150 hungry attendees
50 Year Celebration

The sun was shining, children were playing and families had a great time at our 50th Anniversary celebration, held on September 17. Thanks for helping us celebrate 50 years of helping women and their families reach their full potential since 1966! Read more

Special thanks to the City of Yellowknife, Dominion Diamond Corporation, and Julie Green for their support of this event.
Read our 2015-16 Annual Report

It's been a busy year. Our Annual Report highlights our work, our programs, our expenditures, and our donors, as well as how much work there is still to be done in the NWT.

2015-16 Annual Report
Coats for Kids

Our annual Coats for Kids, Parkas for Parents drive is now on until Friday, October 21. Drop off gently used and still wearable (e.g. clean, working zippers, etc) winter jackets, hats, mittens, boots to Weaver & Devore, Multiplex, Overlander Sports and YWCA Administration office (4904-54 Ave). Families who need warm wear can pick up at YWCA office from October 24-28.

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Hush Hush No More

Commissioned by YWCA Yellowknife and supported by Status of Women Canada, this two year project examined the needs of NWT women who have experienced sexual assault and the NWT services that respond to these needs. The report overwhelmingly found that silence prevails when reporting sexual assault in the NWT.

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Strong Girls, Strong Leaders

We need your support! Help us expand this successful empowerment program to help reach even more northern youth. And most important, to keep the program FREE for girls who will benefit from it by giving them the skills they need to make positive choices and reach their full potential.
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