• International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day takes place every year on March 8. It’s a time to celebrate women's work and those who empower us.

As a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving women’s equality, we work year-round to create opportunities that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities for women and their families.

HOW THE YWCA METRO VANCOUVER IS SUPPORTING YOUNG WOMEN

​In 2017, the YWCA: 

  • Provided 567 low-income single mothers with a home in one of ten YWCA housing communities
  • Served 23,718 hot plates of food to women and children in the Downtown Eastside through YWCA Crabtree Corner
  • 207 single mothers and children made progress towards economic independence through YWCA Single Mothers' Support Services
  • Matched 110 high school girls with professional women through the YWCA high school mentorship program​