Purse & Passion 2016

April 14, 2016

Purse & Passion is the YWCA’s single largest fundraiser, having raised more than $5 million since 2000. Last year, the YW celebrated the 16th anniversary of Purse & Passion. For more than a century, the YWCA has been responding to the needs of women, children, and families. Purse & Passion helps to fund the YW’s initiatives, including child development programs for homeless children, affordable housing for families, a broad array of domestic violence services and social justice programs.

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KIDS Korner Luncheon 2016

February 18, 2016

This luncheon benefits KIDS Korner, the YW’s nationally-accredited child development program for children of homeless families. Table hosts will invite 400 of their friends, co-workers and neighbors for a day of friend-raising and fundraising. Last year's luncheon raised more than $100,000 for KIDS Korner, which helps homeless children learn, play and re-discover their self worth. 

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Walk A Mile in Her Shoes®

May 2, 2015

This light-hearted event asks the men of Central Alabama to literally walk a mile in her shoes while raising awareness and funds for the YWCA’s domestic violence services. Community leaders, businessmen, students and residents are asked to strap on a pair of red high heels and walk around beautiful Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham. This is fun, family-friendly event features a free block party after the walk. Click here to register!

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