YWCA's volunteers were ALL IN for this year's Luncheons. From the centerpiece party to the day-of details, our volunteers made both events a huge success and supported the women and families served by YWCA.
Over the course of YWCA's 2019 Luncheons, more than 1,300 supporters raised over a million dollars in support of eliminating racism and empowering women. This year's theme was "All In for Washington Women" and we thank our community for showing up in force, changing the lives of women and families in our region.
This month we'd like to dedicate our blog to appreciating the many groups and individuals who help YWCA's mission, like our King County Luncheon speaker, Rebecca Bauer. Learn more about Rebecca's inspiring journey with YWCA, including overcoming homelessness and domestic abuse, and finding stability as a single mother.
Last week we participated in YWCA's annual Stand Against Racism campaign with events across King and Snohomish counties. This week's blog provides a wrap-up of how we took a stand at our various locations.
April's blog theme is "activation" and few do it better than our Snohomish County Luncheon client speaker, Jennifer Bereskin. Jennifer shared a snapshot of her experience overcoming homelessness, domestic abuse, and alcohol addiction. This is her story.
As we prepare for our Stand Against Racism event and our Snohomish County Luncheon with speaker Nikki Giovanni, we take a look at the connection between Black Consciousness and mental health, their relationship, and how that informs access to health care.