May 5 is National Day of Awareness & Action for MMIWG2S

Content warning: This blog post deals with violence against Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people.   May 5 is the National Day of Awareness and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender diverse people. On this day we aim to raise awareness about this ongoing crisis and take action. On this day we remember the people who have lost …

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We are looking for a Muralist in Residence!

The Women’s Centre is a resource, information and community centre for girls and women, and is located in Crescent Heights. We support women to access basic needs resources, to work for change on the issues that affect them, and to build community with other women.   Bringing people together to connect is core to the work that we do.  The pandemic has impacted our Centre’s ability to be together as a community. In …

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Thank You For Your Help to Make Holiday Toy Room 2020 a Reality

Our 2020 Holiday Toy Room program has wrapped up and to say things were different this season is an understatement. Due to restrictions and public health measures surrounding the pandemic we were not able to provide supports to as many women as past.  We saw 810 women select gifts for themselves and 1946 children, a …

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Three Ways to Support Our Holiday Toy Room: Donations, Toy Drives and Volunteering

In a year of disruption and uncertainty, the Women’s Centre’s Holiday Toy Room program hopes to bring a bit of relief and holiday joy to Calgary women and their families. Each year, for 10 days in December, the Women’s Centre’s space is transformed into a gift centre. In the weeks leading up to the program …

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