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Host a Virtual Toy Drive

May 11, 2020

Host a virtual toy drive! 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. On the day of the event, Dec. 12, 2020, children meet Santa; make gifts and crafts that they can give to parents and other loved ones; and parents, guardians, and caregivers get to "shop" (everything is free) for toys and other gifts to give to their precious babies.

CREW 2020 Camp for Teens

April 10, 2020

YWCA Central Alabama annually conducts CREW (Creating Responsible Educated Working teens). CREW is a camp that serves Woodlawn teens entering 9th-12th grades. This seven-week summer enrichment program is for Woodlawn teens. Local business partnerships provide internships that will align with students' education and career goals. #YWCACrew2020

Domestic Violence Training

April 6, 2020

Domestic Violence 101 Training Goes Virtual

Register now for YWCA Central Alabama’s Dynamics of Domestic Violence training, which will be from 10-11 a.m. on April 29.This free training session addresses the many signs of domestic violence and how individuals and families can keep themselves safe.

Beware of COVID-19 SCAMMERS!

April 1, 2020

Beware of COVID-19 Scammers, who are working hard to try to get your money. If you get a call, email, text or social media message saying the Internal Revenue Service needs money or some personal information before sending your income-tax refund or stimulus payment, don't respond. It's a scam. Don't open emails or click on attachments or links.

March 12 AmeriCorps Week Celebration

March 4, 2020

Giving is not an act reserved for the holidays. Across the metro-Birmingham area and the nation, benevolent givers are making a positive impact every day through community service.

Take the 21-Day Challenge

March 3, 2020

YWCA Central Alabama is hosting the 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge in Alabama to further our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The premise of the event is to do one action every weekday for 21 days to further your understanding of power, privilege, oppression, and equity. 

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