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Melinda Aponte of YWCA Asheville Named CACFP Inspire Collaboration Award Finalist

Friday, May 20, 2022

Melinda Aponte has never met a barrier she and her child nutrition team at YWCA of Asheville couldn’t overcome, and the same was demonstrated in her relentless pursuit of collaboration throughout the pandemic crisis. The nutrition program at YW serves 50,000 meals to 600 children annually through two separate programs. Forty-three percent of children in… Continue Reading Melinda Aponte of YWCA Asheville Named CACFP Inspire Collaboration Award Finalist

Participant Spotlight – Porshea

Thursday, May 19, 2022

  Porshea Boseman is one of the many inspiring participants of the YWCA of Asheville.As a graduate of our Getting Ahead Program, Porshea recently spoke at a YW event and generously shared her experiences of navigating life’s many setbacks and struggles. Her participation in the Getting Ahead Program led to increasing her education and developing… Continue Reading Participant Spotlight – Porshea

Standing up for Young Women and Young Women of Color at the Supreme Court

Friday, May 13, 2022

Right now, the state of Mississippi is working diligently to overturn Roe v. Wade and with it, the reproductive freedom of every person in this country. If successful, this generation would be the nation’s first in almost 50 years to come of age without the constitutional right to pre-viability abortion care. We cannot let the Supreme Court… Continue Reading Standing up for Young Women and Young Women of Color at the Supreme Court