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YWCA Central Alabama Hosts Summer CREW Work Program for Area Teens

June 27, 2012

Summer is in full swing in YWoodlawn and the housing staff and AmeriCorps members at the Family Resource Center are working cooperatively with the Woodlawn Foundation to host the Summer CREW program that is providing work training and enrichment opportunities for our YWoodlawn teens age 14-18.

The YWCA Cornucopia

February 21, 2012

During the Thanksgiving season we often see pictures of the cornucopia - the "horn of plenty" overflowing with fruits and flowers and grains.  It reminds us to be thankful for the abundances in our lives.

YWCA Central Alabama Hosts 2011 Annual Meeting

February 13, 2012

More than 100 past and present YW Board and Junior Board members and community leaders attended the Annual Meeting of the YWCA Central Alabama on Tuesday, January 31.

YWCA Participates in Statewide Day of Giving

February 1, 2012

On Thursday, February 2nd, the YWCA Central Alabama will partner with hundreds of other Alabama nonprofits in the inaugural Alabama Gives Day, a statewide day of giving. Alabama Gives Day is a 24 hour event that starts at midnight on February 2nd and concludes at 11:59 p.m. Through the combined marketing efforts of local media and participating nonprofits, Alabamians will be driven to a central donation website. The website allows donors to choose the nonprofit they wish to support and to make their gift.

YWCA Partners with Girls on the Run to Empower Young Girls

January 13, 2012

The YWCA Central Alabama has partnered with Girls on the Run to provide a healthy after-school activity to build self-esteem for girls in YWoodlawn. Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a positive youth development program which combines an interactive curriculum and running to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls.

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