March 14, 2016
Sure, you know about Orange is the New Black, but how much do you know about the real Piper? She’s an advocate for prisoners, and her message is one that we can’t wait to hear….. and you’re invited!
Download our invitation here and be sure to get your tickets early!
March 1, 2016
The women we serve often come to us with very little. The following items will help them address simple needs, as well as provide dignity and hope.
All donations of basic needs supplies and hygiene items can be dropped off at our main office at 1731 – 10 Avenue SW. We are directly across the street from the Sunalta C-Train Station. Free on-street parking is available.
– download our Wish List here –
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for your donation drop-off or call us at 403.294.0737.
Please note that we are not able to accept clothing donations due to lack of storage.
“Our clients are still people, they are someone’s daughter, mother, grandmother, cousin, aunt or sister. Many of them have children.” – EFry staff
Every gift helps to open the doors for another chance. Please download our Donation form and help someone today.
For over 50 years, the Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary has offered help and healing to thousands of at-risk and criminalized women. Stuck in a cycle of poverty, many women make choices that have serious and lasting impacts on their lives. The lack hope for the future and don’t know whe re to turn for help. We are here to give them another chance but we need your help.
Our programs offer our clients another way and an opportunity to create more hopeful futures. Your gift will help us help vulnerable women and their families. Download our Giving Program publication here.
Our mission is unique. We serve criminalized women and youth, helping those impacted by the legal and justice systems. Our programs are diverse and designed to help clients as they transition into our community.
Read more and please share our brochure here.
The Elizabeth Fry 2014 Annual Report
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary offers pathways to healing, through supports and advocacy, for women who are affected by systemic social issues which contribute to their criminalization.
Equality that promotes a woman’s sense of self in her journey through lived experience towards infinite potential.
Integrity – Consistency and truthfulness in actions and values
Ingenuity – Flexibility and adaptability in providing value-added services within an ever-changing social framework
Advocacy – Foster an environment of courage and empowerment for all those who interact with the agency
Our Annual Report can be downloaded here.