Women in Need Society

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Room 226
Sat: 10 am-6 pm, Sun: 10 am-4 pm

www.womeninneed.net ~ Pop-Up Store Photo Gallery

On September 29 & 30 WINS will sell treasures, unique finds, and great deals in donated clothing and accessories from our stores.


This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Women In Need Society (WINS), a Calgary charity helping women and families in poverty and other challenging situations move towards self-sufficiency. WINS operates three key programs:

  • Family Resource Centres (FRC’s): WINS operates five FRC’s in subsidized housing complexes in Calgary.
  • Free Goods Referral Program: Referred to us by other agencies and our own FRC’s, women receive a voucher entitling them to free basic goods from any of our Thrift Stores.
  • WINS Thrift Stores: Our 4 Thrift Stores provide entry level employment opportunities along with an affordable place to shop for donated clothing, household goods and furniture.  Revenue generated through the Thrift Stores is used to help fund our Community Programs.