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Meet the 2020 Women of Distinction Award Recipients

Events of 2020 threw some curve balls – to put it lightly. We weren’t able to host our big Women of Distinction awards night at the Galt Country Club, and, frankly, we still don’t know when we’ll be able to host a large gathering again.  But we didn’t want to

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Ontario YWCA Coalition Releases Vision for an “Equitable, Gender-Responsive Budget” in Joint Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister of Finance

Ontario YWCA Coalition Releases Vision for an “Equitable, Gender-Responsive Budget” in Joint Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister of Finance. [Click here for a PDF of the document] YWCA Ontario is a provincial coalition of YWCA Member Associations. We offer a range of housing programs and services including Violence Against Women

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We Need Your Help

We know that these winter months ahead won’t be the same as they were in previous years, and for some, they will be extremely difficult. This year, in a year like no other, YWCA Cambridge has been supporting more families in need than ever before, from our child care families,

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Changes To Our Festive Futures Program This Year

Every year, we are blown away by the way our community shows up for our Festive Futures program. The annual holiday giving program brings together our community to help families who have participated in our Small Steps to Success Program enjoy the holidays. This year, however, other organizations across Cambridge

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Orange Shirt Day is not only about remembering the past

Content Warning: anti-Indigenous racism, violence against Indigenous women, systemic racism Orange shirt day is meant to give us all pause and encourage conversations about the history of residential schools and the enduring legacies those institutions have left behind. The orange shirt originates with Phyllis (Jack) Webstad’s story of her brand

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