A big part of YWCA’s work is helping women find stability in their lives during times of crisis. Beyond that, our hope for the women we serve is that they can leave YWCA and go on to create positive change in our community. Read on to learn more about one of those change makers, Melissa Strawn.
It’s the time of year again when we bust out our winter coats and enjoy the holiday spirit. YWCA would like to invite our community to be a part of Adopt-A-Family, our annual holiday gift drive. Check out these simple steps on how to sponsor a YWCA family this season.
Meet one of our incredible GenRisers, YWCA’s networking group for young professionals. Through GenRising, supporters are able to mobilize action around causes they're passionate about, lend their talent to supporting marginalized communities, and learn more about being an ally in their community’s race and social justice work.
Mazy Brown is a case manager at Edmonds Community College, she serves and supports students who haven’t received their high school diploma and want to attend college. Her own experience of life transformation and the help she received from her family, neighbors, and YWCA’s Pathways for Women in Lynnwood, made her believe everyone deserves a second chance.