Megan Lau

UPS volunteers help a YWCA garden grow

Last fall, UPS made an important delivery to YWCA Alder Gardens, a housing community for single moms and their children. YWCA Alder Gardens, located...

YWCA: One Movement, Many Hearts

Each year, YWCA staff, board members and volunteers from across Canada gather for the Annual Members Meeting ( AMM ). This year, the event took place...

National Aboriginal Day: Honouring and serving Indigenous women

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. On this day, we recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and contributions of our...

Meet Jackie, Crabtree Corner's associate director

Jackie Rumble is the Associate Director of Crabtree Corner Community, a role she stepped into in October 2015. Jackie takes over from Nancy Cameron,...

YWCA runs BMO 2016

YWCA employees go the distance. On May 1, 2016, several members of our team hit the streets of Vancouver in their runners and participated in the...

The art of community: Jacintha Krish's gift to YWCA Cause We Care House

When artist Jacintha Krish started planning her annual trip to Vancouver, she was inspired by the work of the YWCA and wanted to contribute. So she...

Meet four extraordinary YWCA volunteers

April 10-16, 2016, is National Volunteer Week . Volunteers are a vital part of the YWCA movement to create social and economic change. This diverse,...

Skills Max for Youth: Cody's Story

Cody’s schedule is packed. On one day you’ll find him working an event at the Vancouver Aquarium, on the next he might be at the River Rock Casino...

Change is good: YWCA staff resolutions for 2016

It was what I was born for— to look, to listen, to lose myself inside this soft world— to instruct myself over and over —Excerpted from “Mindful” by...

How to Give Your Child a Lifelong Love of Language

As adults, we love playing with language. We like reading novels on the beach, playing Words with Friends on our daily commutes and doing the Sunday...

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