Thank you

Thank you. Because of you 1515 children and 747 women got a gift this season. This year we were hit hard by an increase in women and children needing toys this year – and a decrease in toy donations. Local media even did a story on the toy shortage and our empty toy shelves. But …

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Amazing holiday story

Meet Shellie and her two daughters Alaura and Kyla. They just WON the Virgin Radio 98.5 & Southcentre $50,000 Love Holiday Shopping Giveaway. And what’s the first thing they wanted to do? Shop for toys for the Women’s Centre Toy Room!!! WOW!! These amazing women just spent the day racing through South Centre mall buying …

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Legal advice for women

2011 was a great year for our Legal Advice Clinic, graciously funded by the Alberta Law Foundation.  Since October we have added one more Family Law Clinic per month to help meet the need of women in Calgary. The year 2012 will open with two Non-Family and five Family Legal Advice Clinics every month. This …

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Summer Bridgeland Project

This past summer the Women’s Centre undertook a Bridgeland Project, funded by City of Calgary, Family & Community Support Services.  Our goal was to find out how we can increase involvement and participation of Bridgeland women in the Women’s Centre and in turn strengthen our connection to the community. We asked 75 neighbourhood women about …

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Give a child a gift!

Did you know that the Women’s Centre hosts a toy room for women and children? Every December our volunteers wrap and give out toys for girls and boys ages newborn-18, and they also give out gifts for women. We need your help! With other local toy programs closing, we are expecting an even greater demand …

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