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Thanks for KIDS Korner Support

February 14, 2020

YWCA Central Alabama hosted its KIDS Korner Luncheon on Feb. 13, 2020, and raised $141,996 (and counting) to support our child development program for children from homeless and low-income families. 
 

YWCA Honors Yolanda N. Sullivan

January 30, 2020

YWCA Central Alabama honored recently retired CEO Yolanda N. Sullivan as 2019 Jeana P. Hosch Woman of Valor. The award was presented Jan. 30, 2020, at the board’s Annual Meeting. This honor is bestowed each year upon deserving extraordinary, inspirational leaders who work tirelessly to care for women, children and families in the community.

Join us for 2020 Purse & Passion

January 24, 2020

YWCA Central Alabama's annual Purse & Passion Luncheon is the YW's largest fundraiser and raises more than $600,000 each year to support the YW's program areas: domestic violence services; child and youth development programs; and safe, affordable housing.

Attend 2020 KIDS Korner Luncheon

January 16, 2020

At YWCA Central Alabama, we believe those who have the least deserve the very best start in life. That’s why we offer a nationally-accredited child and youth development program for children of low-income, homeless and working families. Join us at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 13 for our 13th annual KIDS Korner Luncheon at the BJCC East Ballroom.

Congrats Vulcan Award Honoree Joan Witherspoon-Norris

November 8, 2019

YWCA Central Alabama congratulates Joan Witherspoon-Norris, who received the Vulcan Community Awards’ 2019 Servant Leadership recognition.

The Vulcan Park Foundation chose the YW’s Senior Director of Social Justice as one of this year’s 13 honorees who exemplify civic pride, leadership and progress in five award categories: Lifetime Achievement, Newcomer, Hero, Game Changer and Servant Leadership.

YW Celebrates Our Veterans, AmeriCorps Gives Day of Service

November 8, 2019

November is National Veterans and Military Families Month. On Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, the nation sets aside a day to pay tribute to America’s heroes. 

YWCA Central Alabama celebrates and appreciates our very own Annette Zinnerman (Facilities Services), Andre Coleman (Facilities Services), Dedric Griffin (AmeriCorps), Milton Rawle (Finance), and all veterans and active-duty military who protect our freedoms.

Volunteers Needed for 2019 Santa's Workshop

November 6, 2019

We need a few good volunteers!

Each year, YWCA Central Alabama hosts Santa’s Workshop to help families who are living in area homeless/transitional shelters or those otherwise in need to have a happy holiday season.

YWCA Central Alabama is hiring a Development Specialist

October 15, 2019

YWCA Central Alabama has a job opening for a Development Specialist, who will be responsible for managing the organization's donor database and producing correspondence to support the communications and fund development team. Among the essential job duties are administrating the YWCA’s donor database, reconciling database gift entries, generating reports, recording and ack

YWCA observes Week Without Violence with Oct. 17 Walk & Vigil

October 15, 2019

Each year 30 percent of the nation’s female murder victims are killed by intimate partners. YWCA identifies them as “silent witnesses” and hosts a vigil in their memory. YWCA Central Alabama invites the community to its annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Walk & Vigil Thursday, Oct. 17. It is part of a two-fold event the local agency will host during National Week Without Violence.

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