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A LETTER TO THE CEO, YWCA EL PASO

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Dear Sylvia: I was deeply moved when I heard your plea for support at NAYE for immigrant women and children. Recognizing that the YWCA historically has supported women and children when they felt most vulnerable, I felt compelled to respond in some way. I appealed to our staff, our friends, and our community for personal… Continue Reading A LETTER TO THE CEO, YWCA EL PASO

MAKING GIFTS COUNT

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Many people make financial gifts to the YWCA each year. And we’re grateful. If you are looking to make a difference and even extend your gift, try pledging a monthly or quarterly contribution to the YWCA. Recurring gifts reduce the burden that a one-time gift may represent. Maybe it’s difficult to give $120 as a… Continue Reading MAKING GIFTS COUNT

DESPITE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, YWCA PROGRAMS DEAL WITH VIOLENCE DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Not everyone experiences peace on earth during the holiday season. This past December, the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter housed 28 adults and 25 children fleeing violence at home. In addition, shelter staff fielded 53 crisis calls and had 26 individuals walk in for services. Staff also made nearly 400 referrals and helped survivors develop almost… Continue Reading DESPITE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, YWCA PROGRAMS DEAL WITH VIOLENCE DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

YWCA CHILD CARE PROGRAM RECOGNIZED FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS TRAINING

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The YWCA’s Child Care Resource and Referral department (CCR&R) is one of four such programs across the country that were recognized for having developed and delivered business training programs for operators of day care programs. Most child care operators have training in early childhood education, says Erin Holleran, who coordinates the local CCR&R Business Success … Continue Reading YWCA CHILD CARE PROGRAM RECOGNIZED FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS TRAINING