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2019 Press Releases

YWCA Central Alabama celebrates community at its eleventh annual Purse and Passion St. Clair County Luncheon.

YWCA Child Development Center Hosts Free Teacher Job Fair Aug. 9

YWCA Central Alabama receives grant from Publix Super Markets Charities

YWCA Board of Directors selects industry veteran to lead longtime agency

Publix Super Markets Distrbuting More than $1.4 Million to 69 Nonprofit Organizations

YWCA Central Alabama helps to change lives through the Power of 20

YWCA Central Alabama Provides Free Prom Dresses to Girls in Need

YWCA Central Alabama Celebrates 10th Anniversary and AmeriCorps Week 

Patricia Hoban-Moore Named Interim CEO of YWCA Central Alabama

YWCA Central Alabama Gives Sunny Tillman the Jeana P. Hosch Woman of Valor Award and Welcomes New Board Members at Annual Meeting

2018 Press Releases

AmeriCorps Members Collect Canned Goods and Coats for MLK Day of Service

YW CEO Announces Retirement

Help-Portrait Day Helps Provide Lasting Memories this Holiday

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Walk

YWCA Central Alabama Seeks Service Minded Individuals To Fill 40 AmeriCorps Positions for 2018 -2019

Students from 37 Different Area Schools Converge At Anytown Alabama Summit Explore Race Relations and Religious Diversity

YWCA Seeks Student Delegates for Anytown Alabama

YWCA to Provide Free Prom Dresses for Girls in Need 

YWCA Welcomes New Board President, Honors Judge Sandra Storm

YWCA AmeriCorps Members Host Canned Goods and Coat Drive for MLK Day of Service

2017 Press Releases 

Anytown Alabama Ends with Focus on Transformation and Inclusivity

YWCA to Provide Free Prom Dresses for Girls in Need

YWCA Honors Dot Mueller and Names New Board Members 

YWCA to Host “Make a Change” Workshop for Students and Educators

YWCA AmeriCorps Members to Collect Coats, Canned Goods for MLK Day of Service

2016 Press Releases 

Free Job Training Program Offered for Chronically Unemployed

Brasfield & Gorrie to Reveal Renovations at YWCA

YWCA AmeriCorps Members to Take Oath of Service


2015 Press Releases 

YWCA to Host Annual Santa’s Workshop for Homeless Families

Homeless and Working Poor Families to Receive Free Holiday Portraits

ARLA to Host Interfaith Prayer Service and March for Fair Lending Practices

YWCA to Host Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Domestic Violence Victims

Business and Professional Women’s Suitcase Drive to Benefit Domestic Violence Victims

YWCA to Host Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Domestic Violence Victims

YWCA Central Alabama to Host Health and Wellness Fair

YWCA AmeriCorps Program Welcomes 2015-16 Members

YWCA AmeriCorps Program Welcomes New Class of Community Service Members

St. Clair County Residents Show Domestic Violence Victims How Much They Care

YWCA to Host Seventh Annual Purse & Passion St. Clair County Luncheon


2014 Press Releases 

February 2014: Retired YWCA CEO Suzanne Durham Receives Woman of Vision Award

March 2014: YWCA and Collage Designer Consignment Host Prom Palooza 2014

April 2014: YWCA Central Alabama Celebrates 8th Annual AmeriCorps Week

May 2014: YWCA Central Alabama Hosts Inaugural Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes® Event

May 2014: Anytown Alabama High School Students Address Race Relations

July 2014: YWCA Central Alabama’s CREW Program Expands with PNC Support

November 2014: Pell City Residents Honored at National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

December 2014: Sullivan Named CEO of YWCA Central Alabama



2013 Press Releases 

November 19, 2013 ARLA and Faith Chapel Christian Center Host Predatory Lending Town Hall Meeting

July 31, 2013 Learning Life Lessons at Anytown Alabama Camp 

January 7, 2013 YWCA Central Alabama Seeks Americorps Members

January 29, 2013 YWCA Central Alabama Holds Annual Meeting

February 1, 2013 YWCA Central Alabama Honors Bill Hereford  with Man of Valor Award

February 8, 2013 YWCA Central Alabama Hosting National Day of Action

February 26, 2013 YWCA Central Alabama Celebrates Annual AmeriCorps Week

February 27, 2013 YWCA Central Alabama Concludes Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with Display of Art from Birmingham Schools 


YWCA Honors Dot Mueller and Names New Board Members