It’s the time of year again for School Days! School Days is an event to collect school supplies for YWCA kids in grades K-12. Meet the woman setting up students for success in Snohomish County, Vicki Dorway.
Last month, we unveiled the completed redesign of the health wing in our Seneca building, including the BABES Network offices and meeting space. BABES Network is one of the nation’s only peer-led groups for HIV-positive women, so upgrading the space was crucial for such a critical program.
The newest Volunteer Program Assistants at Family Village Issaquah are giving back to YWCA families as a family. The Ferro family values volunteering as a way to serve and build community. Ashleigh and her husband work to pass on their passion for volunteering to their son and support women in Washington.
June is Pride Month and to celebrate the occasion (not to mention the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings), we've put together some of the articles that have caught our eye lately. Check out the links below and make sure you let us know what you're reading!
2019 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and, for Pride Month, we're diving into the history of this event, its importance to the Gay Liberation movement of today, and the black woman who's been erased from the history of this critical turning point.
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.