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Women in Need Society


WINS is a charitable not-for-profit organization based in Calgary, Alberta. Established in 1992, WINS has grown from one thrift store to four stores throughout Calgary. As well, WINS now operates six Family Resource Centres in housing complexes in all four quadrants of the city, our Free Goods Referral Program, and an Employment Program.

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Families in Need


*WINS requests your immediate support by donating warm winter jackets for Women and their families in need; in exchange for your generosity, we will provide you with 20% off your next purchase.*

Through the generous donations from Calgarians and area, WINS is able to help women and their families address immediate needs. This empowers them to develop skills and confidence to become self-sufficent.

WINS gratefully accepts a variety of items to be sold in our Stores. Your donations and patronage of WINS Thrift Stores can help transform the lives of women and their families helps to fund our community programs.

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Latest News

WINS Welcomes Laura Dickson as new Executive Director
Nov 10 2014

WINS Welcomes Laura Dickson as new Executive Director

Laura joined Women In Need Society (WINS) as the Executive Director in September, 2014. Laura brings close to 20 years of experience in the public and not for profit sectors, inc...

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