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The story of the Inner Circle

The Inner Circle began as a small group of volunteers who would gather at each other’s homes to hear directly from women whose lives were positively...

Afternoon gathering turn act of giving

Sitting in a warm living room at The Terraces seniors home in Vancouver, a group of seasoned knitters called In-Stitch-Us explain how they turned...

YWCA initiative responds to the needs of an aging population

Community Action on Elder Abuse project: be part of the solution Statistics Canada estimates that by 2031, seniors aged 65 and up will comprise...

Play-based learning activities at the YWCA

It has long been known that there is a strong link between play and learning. Children are full of natural curiosity and they explore this curiosity...

Learning through play at the YWCA

We deliver a play-based curriculum at the YWCA’s early learning and care centres across Vancouver. Learning through play is recognized as the most...

2014 / 2013 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees

Each year, we honour Metro Vancouver’s most extraordinary women and businesses with the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. 2014 Nominees Arts, Culture...

Member Success Profile: Peggy

Peggy reached a turning point in her life when she met with a dietician and discovered the important relationship between food and exercise. Member...

A new look for the YWCA Hotel

Though the floral décor at the YWCA Hotel was beloved by many, it was time our 155 rooms got an update! The new look is bright, clean and modern...

Kitchen wisdom at the YWCA Hotel

Stirring up home cooking and new friendships in YWCA Hotel’s communal kitchens. Every day around 6:00 pm, the YWCA Hotel’s kitchens come alive with...

Single new moms thrive on a journey together

At the YWCA Baby & Me support group, single moms share their stories and learn from one another. Mercedes is a smart, strong and independent...

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