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What Volunteer Services is Grateful For

November 15, 2018
Once a year, we get a special opportunity to reflect on the things we are thankful for in our lives and share our gratitude with others. Volunteer Services would like to promote acts of kindness this giving season and share some of the reasons why we are grateful.

Five Ways to Give Back During the Holidays

November 14, 2018
Want to give back, but not sure you have the time? YWCA is here to help! Here are a few fast and easy ways you can get started and make a difference this holiday season.

Latina Equal Pay Day

November 1, 2018
November 1 is Latina Women Equal Pay Day. In this week's blog, we discuss what the day means and what may contribute to the wage disparity for women of color, specifically Latina women.

Let's Talk About Domestic Violence in Black Communities

October 31, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I sat down to talk with Doris O’Neal, Director of YWCA’s Domestic Violence Services Program. Together we unpacked and confirmed the issues surrounding domestic violence for black women specifically and what we can do as advocates to ensure black women and girls are heard and seen.

YWCA's Central Area Food Bank: Where do your donations go?

October 25, 2018
YWCA’s Central Area Food Bank collects approximately 2,500 pounds of food a week and distributes that to over 1,100 people a week. It takes a lot of coordination from donors, volunteers and staff to make sure this process is smooth, safe, and efficient.

YWCA Staff Spotlight: Jason Hester

October 24, 2018
This week I sat down with YWCA staff member, Jason Hester, Kitchen Manager at Angeline's Day Center. We spoke about food, empowerment, resources, and community.

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