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YWCA Canada thanks Aritzia for generous donation of 1000 SuperPuff Jackets

Published on 21/12/2020 by YWCA Canada

YWCA Canada would like to thank Aritzia for its generous donations of 1000 SuperPuff Jackets.

Maya Roy, CEO of YWCA Canada shares, “From coast to coast to coast, the communities our local YWCAs serve will benefit from Artizia’s generous donations in transformative ways. Whether its newcomers to Canada, parents seeking comfort for their kids, or women rebuilding their lives, this support provides people the warmth they need.  Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, our lives have completely change. Artizia’s gift brings people comfort and certainty that we will get through this winter which we need more than ever.”

This donation builds on the ongoing relationship Aritzia has with the YWCA movement in Canada such as the generous support they have provided to YWCA Toronto and YWCA Vancouver. Now, YWCAs across the country will benefit during these especially tiring circumstances such as YWCA Agvvik Nunavut, YWCA Banff, YWCA Brandon, YWCA Calgary, YWCA Cambridge, YWCA Halifax, YWCA Hamilton, YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo, YWCA Lethbridge & District, YWCA Niagara Region, YWCA NWT, YWCA Québec, YWCA Saskatoon, YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin, YWCA Sudbury, and YWCA Toronto.

For more on Aritzia’s Community Giving program, visit https://www.aritzia.com/en/aritzia/corporate-responsibility/sustainability-communities.html

About YWCA Canada

YWCA Canada is a leading voice for women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender diverse people. For 150 years, we’ve been at the forefront of a movement: to fight gender-based violence, build affordable housing and advocate for workplace equity. We work to advance gender equity by responding to urgent needs in communities, through national advocacy and grassroots initiatives. YWCA Canada is the oldest and largest gender equity organization in Canada operating in 300 communities in 9 provinces and 2 territories. Local YWCAs invest over $258 million annually to support over 330,000 individuals across the nation. Today, we engage young leaders, diverse communities, and corporate partners to achieve our vision of a safe and equitable Canada for all.

For any media inquiries, please reach out to Anjum Sultana, National Director of Public Policy & Strategic Communications at asultana@ywcacanada.ca

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