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‘We are dying:’ Local Women Urge Black Community to get vaccine

Friday, August 13, 2021

‘We are dying:’ Local women urge Black community to get vaccine Brooks Sutherland, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Tue, August 3, 2021, 11:07 PM·5 min read Aug. 3—Speaking to a crowd of dozens of people who showed up to downtown Toledo Tuesday to hear about the importance of getting the coronavirus vaccine, Dr. Anita Lewis-Sewell began… Continue Reading ‘We are dying:’ Local Women Urge Black Community to get vaccine

HELP SAVE OHIO CHILD CARE!

Friday, June 11, 2021

Join us for a 30-minute webinar on Tuesday, June 15 at 6:00pm to learn more about the state of child care in Ohio’s biennial budget, the Senate’s damaging language on child care, and how you can join thousands of Ohioans in this urgent call to action to save quality child care. During the webinar, you… Continue Reading HELP SAVE OHIO CHILD CARE!

Until Justice Just Is

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The YWCA of Northwest Ohio has long stood for the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism. The events over the past few days have spotlighted the urgency to be bold and courageous. Warnings from the FBI alert us to expect additional attacks across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This is… Continue Reading Until Justice Just Is

LOCAL YWCA RECEIVES $2 MILLION DONATION FROM MACKENZIE SCOTT

Thursday, December 17, 2020

The YWCA of Northwest Ohio is the proud recipient of a $2 million donation from national philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. (Link: https://mackenzie-scott.medium.com/384-ways-to-help-45d0b9ac6ad8)  The funds, which were announced yesterday, will be used for operations and to seed a $12 million capital campaign at the YWCA. “Being one of the 384 organizations painstakingly selected to receive a donation… Continue Reading LOCAL YWCA RECEIVES $2 MILLION DONATION FROM MACKENZIE SCOTT