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Attend a YWCA Hamilton Event

Fundraising is critical in ensuring the ongoing operations of our programs and services. Join us or lend your support to one of our signature YWCA Hamilton events to directly support women, children and families across Hamilton and Halton.

Upcoming Events

Women of Distinction Awards

In honour of International Women’s Day, YWCA Hamilton will celebrate the trailblazers that build our community. Shine a light on the women and girls who build Hamilton and Halton.

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Past Events

  • Move More For Encore

    Move with us by aiming for 150 minutes of movement per week during the month of October and help raise critical funds to directly support survivors of breast cancer.

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  • Totally Awesome Young Women Breakfast

    Check back soon for more information about our 2022 Totally Awesome Young Women Breakfast!

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  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoe

    Violence against women is on the rise. Wear red and walk in solidarity with survivors of violence. Join us August 11-18, 2021 for the International Walk to End Violence Against Women.

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  • First to Respond

    Joining forces to address the affordable housing crisis in Hamilton. We are first on the scene when community calls. Now, we’re responding to the immediate needs of women and families.

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  • Ability Walk & Roll

    YWCA Hamilton partners with other developmental services organizations to host the Ability Walk and Roll event to raise awareness and celebrate the gifts of people with disabilities.

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  • Be A Holiday Hero

    YWCA Hamilton is committed to ensuring that women and families are cared for, especially over the holidays. Now more than ever.

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  • A Safe Home for the Holidays

    The Safe Home for Holidays Realtors Challenge is setting out to raise $10,000 to provide safe, permanent affordable housing for women and children at the Putman Family YWCA. This event ran from Dec 6th - 24th, 2021.

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Frequently Asked Questions

YWCA Hamilton offers a number of sponsorship and advertising opportunities in support of our signature events. Please contact our Philanthropy Coordinator to receive more information and a customized sponsorship proposal. 

YWCA Hamilton events are an impactful way to raise awareness about your business, broaden your audience and align your brand with one of Hamilton’s largest and well-respected charities supporting women, girls and families. As a sponsor, you are a valued partner in YWCA Hamilton’s mission. Your business will benefit from our reach, engagement, and community. Sponsoring a YWCA Hamilton event is a great way to give back and show your support for a cause that you care about. 

You can support YWCA Hamilton’s signature events by sponsoring the event, purchasing a ticket, or making a donation. Each signature event’s page will outline the unique ways you can support it as a sponsor, donor, or volunteer. To learn more, please contact our Philanthropy Coordinator

YWCA Hamilton’s signature events are only possible with the support of our many volunteers. To learn more about event volunteering opportunities, please contact our Community Engagement Coordinator.

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It’s her time to shine – online! Tickets now on sale for YWCA Hamilton’s 2022 Women of Distinction Awards

When we began planning our 2022 Women of Distinction Awards, we imagined a ground-breaking hybrid gala format that would have [...]

Get ready to celebrate! Nominations now open for the 2022 Women of Distinction Awards

It’s time to celebrate the phenomenal women of Hamilton and Halton at the 46th annual Women of Distinction Awards! In [...]

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes 2021 raises over $150,000 to support survivors of violence

Wow!! We did it! Thanks to you – the generous supporters, partners, and staff of YWCA Hamilton – we are [...]

Women of Distinction Tickets on sale now! Learn More

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