The Mission of the YWCA Banff is empowering women, girls and our community through leadership development, advocacy, and provision of relevant programming and services.



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    VINEart Gala Auction

    We are pleased to invite you to view the auction catalogue for this year’s VINEart Gala Auction! Our deepest gratitude to the sponsors who have made this possible with their generous support. The Silent Auction… READ MORE

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    CHANGE MAKERS: Celebrating Women Who Impact Change & Inspire Action

    On March 8, 2017, YWCA Banff invites you to join us to celebrate International Women’s Day and the 3rd annual Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards. International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on March 8th… READ MORE

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    2017 Bow Valley Women of Distinction

    On March 8, 2017, the YWCA Banff will present three extraordinary women leaders in our community with the 3rd annual Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards.  The awards recognize women who through their own initiative, ability and… READ MORE


    VINEart benefits YWCA Banff’s efforts to build new Bow Valley women’s shelter #Banff…

    At VineArt, BCCF met the Canmore Rotary challenge w/ a $5,150 gift for Higher Ground, thx to Banff's Big Taste!…


    Congratulations to Anne Goulet! She’s the lucky winner of the UK Experience prize package that includes round trip Premium Economy airfare to London, England with Air Canada, a 2 night stay for 2 in a Deluxe Junior Suite at The Savoy in London, and a 2 night stay for 2 in a Golf Course View Room at Fairmont St Andrews in Scotland.

    Thank you to our sponsors Air Canada and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts for your generous support! Thanks to all of you, we raised $20,000 for the Bow Valley Women’s Emergency Shelter!

    These funds will go towards supporting the day-to-day operation of the shelter, and supporting our plan to develop a purpose-built facility and associated services to meet the future needs of our Bow Valley Community.

    from left: Connie MacDonald (CEO, YWCA Banff), Pat Olafson (Air Canada), Anne Goulet, Mayor Karen Sorensen (Town of Banff)

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