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Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Friday, December 7, 2018

If you have type 2 diabetes or are at-risk, the YWCA of Asheville offers a life-changing journey: our Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program.  Over the course of 7-1/2 months, participants and facilitators in YWCA’s Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program explore the  how and why of making healthy choices, develop valuable relationships with health professionals, and establish… Continue Reading Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Amidst Tragedy and Hope, Our Mission Matters More than Ever.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Within the last month and across the nation, communities have mourned a shocking number of victims of gun violence and hate crimes. From the anti-semitic murders of worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh: Joyce Feinburg, Richard Godfried, Rose Mallinger, Jerry Robinowitz, Cecil Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Bernice Simon, Sylvan Simon, Daniel Stein, Melvin… Continue Reading Amidst Tragedy and Hope, Our Mission Matters More than Ever.

YWCA of Asheville Opposes All Six Constitutional Amendments

Friday, October 19, 2018

With early voting underway across the state, YWCA of Asheville adds their organization’s voice to the growing chorus of opposition to all six proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution. “We, the CEO and the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Asheville and WNC, stand in opposition to all six amendments. We believe these amendments… Continue Reading YWCA of Asheville Opposes All Six Constitutional Amendments

Community Open Swim

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Every Saturday and Sunday through December 16th, YWCA of Asheville, in partnership with City of Asheville Parks and Recreation, is offering free Community Open Swim to the public. Join us in our solar-heated, indoor pool on Saturdays 1:30-3:30 pm and Sundays 3:00-4:00 pm and bring a friend! You do not need to RSVP or be a member of the… Continue Reading Community Open Swim

Congratulations to Persimmon Nation, Reigning Champions of the United Way Lip Sync Battle!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

For the second year in a row, the YWCA of Asheville took home the Golden Hairbrush, the coveted trophy at the United Way’s Annual Campaign Kickoff Party! Congratulations to Gerry, Nick, Sala, Megan, Dave, Azing, Marty, Dee, Leah, and Eli on their amazing Janet Jackson/Whitney Houston 80’s medley, and thank you to United Way for… Continue Reading Congratulations to Persimmon Nation, Reigning Champions of the United Way Lip Sync Battle!

YWCA of Asheville, including Empowerment Child Care and the Fitness and Aquatics Center, will open at 10am on Tuesday, December 11th, due to inclement weather. Early Learning Program will be CLOSED.