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Women of Distinction

An annual fundraising event that celebrates local women's outstanding achievements.
Nominate year round!


Festive Futures

Help make a bright holiday for low income women and children in your community.
Make a difference today!

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Are you a man in Cambridge, ready to step up to help end inequality?
Get the info you need.

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Race to Erase

An annual event full of fun-filled challenges for teams, in support of local charities.
Find out about this year's event.

Upcoming Events

Learn, Share, Bond: Every YWCA event is a chance to make new friends and learn new stuff.
Check out all of our events!

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Funds Raised in 2017

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Amy's Story

I am eternally grateful to Wendy and her staff. I absolutely recommend YWCA child care as a wonderful place to bring your children, so they can learn how to become their own people!

Amy Slack, Child Care Parent

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Rachel's Story

With skills gained from completing workshops on communication, self-esteem, resume creation and job search, Rachel has finally become gainfully employed – for the first time in many, many years.

Learn about Small Steps

About Us

As a member agency of YWCA Canada, YWCA Cambridge is part of a national movement known as the country’s oldest and largest women's multi-service organization, the largest national provider of shelter, literacy, life skills, employment and counselling programs, and is the second largest provider of childcare services in Canada.

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