We believe that children deserve a happy holiday season, filled with the magic and wonder of giving and receiving. That's why we have Santa’s Workshop. This annual event brings the magic of the holidays to homeless families by offering parents the opportunity to “shop” for free gifts for their children while children create holiday crafts for their loved ones.
For over 20 years, the YWCA has dedicated the third week of October to being a Week Without Violence. The mission of Week Without Violence is to mobilize people in communities across the United States to take action against all forms of violence, wherever it occurs.
Kathryn Harbert, President of the Board of the YWCA Central Alabama announced that long-time YWCA Chief Executive Officer, Suzanne Durham, will be retiring at the end of 2013. The Board of Directors has appointed Yolanda Sullivan as Interim Chief Executive Officer to lead this new transition.
The YWCA Central Alabama hosted its Fifth Annual Purse & Passion St. Clair County Luncheon today at Pell City First United Methodist Church. This year Purse & Passion St. Clair County raised more than $72,000.
The YWCA Central Alabama was recently recognized as one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s Most Admired Companies of 2013.