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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.

Week Without Violence

October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During the week of October 15-19, YWCAs nationwide recognize Week Without Violence, part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls.

Thanks for Sipping with us!

October 15, 2018
We wined down last Wednesday with our Eastside fundraiser, Cocktails On A Mission, at the Bellevue Arts Museum. The colorful event was filled with live music, artwork, uplifting stories, and empowerment.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education, and research. We're shining a light on the health disparities for black women experiencing breast cancer, as well as the potential causes.

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